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  1. Plan to run a business either on your own or with a partner. Use the entire semester to learn about business while writing a business plan to start the business.
  2. Complete a Lead2Feed program where our class would pick a problem/concern in our community and work to help fix it while learning about leadership skills and business concepts.
  3. Use games to learn how to run a small business and a corporation.

GOAL: Before you leave class today you will know  about the advantages and disadvantages to owning your own business.

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Read THE TEEN ENTREPRENEUR Section 1 and WATCH THIS VIDEO AS  YOU READ

Create a new Google Doc named Intro to Business and share it with tracyweber@bellevue.k12.ia.us

Answer these questions at the TOP of your Intro to Business Google Doc:

  1. Why would you want to start your own business?
  2. What are some disadvantages to owning your own business?
  3. What are some advantages to owning your own business?

With a partner, discuss problems/concerns in our community. Be prepared to share your answers with the class.

With a partner, discuss potential solutions to the problems/concerns in our community. Be prepared to share your answers with the class.