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Graphic Organizer/Worksheet

Description:

The U S Census publishes data on all aspects of the population that can provide information for all types of market research and business development projects. As a teacher you will want to encourage students to use this data to do the following.

• Gauge the competition

• Calculate market share

• Locate business markets

• Study business markets

• Locate distributors or resellers

• Site location

• Design sales territories and set sales quotas

• Evaluate investment opportunities

• Evaluate new business opportunities

• Enhance business opportunity presentations

• Public policy and statistics

The activity supports the Entrepreneurship Content Standards/Performance Indicators as follows:

• A.24 Use external resources to supplement entrepreneur’s expertise,

• A.31 Use creativity in business activities/decisions,

• D.09 Explain the nature of written communications

This resource is part of the Entrepreneurship Learning Activities collection.

Subjects:

  • Career & Technical Education > General
  • Career & Technical Education > Business
  • Career & Technical Education > Careers
  • Career & Technical Education > Technology
  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Careers
  • Language Arts > Reading Comprehension
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Careers
  • Social Studies > Government
  • Social Studies > Technology

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division

Keywords:

integrated interdisciplinary thematic

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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