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 Week of 9/4-9/7

*I can explain what an entrepreneur is*  *I can explain the character traits of an entrepreneur*

*I can explain the safety procedures and meeting area for entrepreneurship* *I can collaborate in a group*

Tuesday 

Ent

Ice Breaker- Treasure Hunt

Welcome  Powerpoint-4Ps-Technology-Cell Phone Policy

Binder Handle 

Handbook-Student  Expectations/Dress for Success-NonDiscrimination

The Entrepreneur in Me(1-35,1-36 GenE)

VEI

Overview of VEI

Tradeshow Clip

Browse Veinternational.org

Wednesday 

Ent

Empathy Map-(What is an Entrepreneur? Think, feel, see, hear)

What is the need for an Entrepreneur?  Trait? Spirit? Spiderweb (1-29 GenE)

Find an Entrepreneur that inspires you!

Spiderweb (1-29 GenE)

VEI

Intro to Teamwork in VEI- Tower Activity

VEI Teamwork Scavenger Hunt

Thursday 

Ent

Entrepreneur vs Intrapreneur (2-38 GenE)

Project Work Time - Build Inspiring Entre. Presentation

VEI

Individual Scavenger Hunt 

Friday 

Ent

Inspiring Entrepreneur Presentations - 10 Min to wrap up Project - Present 

(Everyone must write 5 traits they feel are the most important from what they hear and turn them in)

Reflection: (Top 3 things that you want to take away from this)

Introduction to Book Club - Canvas  (Devils Advocate - 10 Faces of Innovation.  What Face are you?)

VEI

Research Companies-What company should we be?  What is your passion?

Daily Activities

Week of 9/11-9/15

*I can explain what an entrepreneur is*  *I can describe resources available to entrepreneurs*

*I can create a resource for other entrepreneurs*  *I can collaborate in a group*

Monday 9/11

Ent

Grateful List

Student Question Prep for Panel

SCORE Panel & Project Introduction

Tuesday 9/12

Ent

SCORE Project Worktime

VEI

Idea Generation Groups

Wednesday 9/13

Ent

Downtown Holland Field Trip

Interview Entrepreneurs (Dress- Business Casual)

Thursday 9/14

Ent

Reflection Field Trip

SCORE Project Worktime

 VEI

Competitve Analysis 

Present Ideas- NUF Test 

Friday 9/15

Ent

Book Club Chapter 1 100 Startup

Finish SCORE Project Presentations and Practice

VEI

Co-Exist Products - Fast Verb

Daily Activities 

Week of 9/18-9/22

*I can explain what an entrepreneur is*

*I can generate ideas for a business based on passion and need*

*I can collaborate in a group*

*I can create a resume and cover letter to help me get a job*

 

Monday 9/18

Ent

Grateful List

Trimester 1 Pretest

Lighbulb Activity

VEI

Job Description and department selection

Fill out Application and Resume Slip

 

Tuesday 9/19

Ent

SCAMPER - What does it mean?

100 Idea generation and affinity map

VEI

Resume Template and Worktime

 

Wednesday 9/20

Ent

Create Your Face Logo and Slogan & Name

Evaluating Ideas WS

VEI

Resume Worktime and Critical Friends

Thursday 9/21

Ent

Create Your Face - Mission

VEI

Cover Letter Overview and Creation

 

Friday 9/22

Ent

Scavenger Hunt #2 Due

Create Your Face Vision & SMART Goals

VEI

Resume and Cover Letter Worktime

 

 

 

 

 

Week of 9/25-9/29

**I can collaborate as a team**

**I can create a professional resume and cover letter to sell my self**

**I can interview to get a job**

**I can explain the different types of businesses & I can explain the different management structures**

Day
ENT
VEI



9/25 - Monday
Project Use Your Resources - Type of Business.  Draw Terms and give 2 facts
Interviewing Basics - Sitting, eye contact, shaking hands, when to sit and questions to ask interviewer.
Resume and Cover Letter Critique
9/26 - Tuesday
Interviewing - Read Questions and then answer your own way.  Round Robin Interviewing.  Interview each other all the way through.  Interview Simulation.

9/27 - Wednesday
Project Use Your Resources-  Labor
Management Structure
Practice for SCORE
SCORE Presentations
9/28 - Thursday
ADVISORY INTERVIEWS - Professional Dress
Read Chapter 2 $100 Start-up
Finish Labor-Project Use Your Resources
9/29 - Friday
Book Club Ch 2 & VEI Assessment
Leaders give their speeches and get into departments.

Week of 10/2-10/6

 

**I can collaborate with others in a team environment**

**I can create a mission and vision statement**

**I can use a professional resume and cover letter in an interview setting**

**I can demonstrate basic interview skills**

**I can explain the different types of businesses & I can explain the different management structures**

Day
ENT
VEI



10/2 - Monday

Field Trip - Business Casual Plasacore


10/3 - Tuesday

Project Use Your Resources: Varnum Guest Speaker - Type of Business Ownership

VEI - Name - Mission-Vision

10/4 - Wednesday

Project Use Your Resources-  
VEI - Social Contract - Goals
10/5 - Thursday

Project Use Your Resources

VEI - Department Work & Business Plan
9/29 - Friday

Scavenger Hunt #18

VEI - Department Work & Business Plan

 


 

Week of 10/10-10/14

 

**I can collaborate with others in a team environment**

**I can build a brand for my company**

 

Monday 10/10

Ent

Grateful List

Printing Collaboration

-Teambuilding

                        -Guest Speaker: Mike Dokter

         - Create your Story

 

Tuesday 10/11

Ent

Printing Collaboration

                                    -Storyboards (Jimmy Johns example)

                       -Perfect Logo Affinity Map

VEI

Monday Meeting

Business Plan Tasks

 

Wednesday 10/12

Ent

Printing Collaboration

                    -Circle Challenge - Logos

                          -Hidden Meaning Logo video

      -Logo creation

VEI

Tasks and Business Plan

 

Thursday 10/13

Ent

Printing Collaboration

    -Logo Creation

VEI

Business Plan and Tasks

 

Friday 10/14

Ent

Printing Collaboration

                 -Logo Share Out & Party

            -Book Club Chapter 3

                                  -Turn in Create your Face with Logo

VEI

Business Plan and Tasks

 

 

10/17-10/21

 

**I can collaborate with others in a team environment**

**I can describe the different types of management structures**

**I can explain the business life cycle and where my company is in, within it**

 

Monday 10/17

Ent

Grateful List

Math Practice

Project Use Your Resources

-Management

                         -PPT and Template on Website

VEI

Monday Meeting

Tasks and Business Plan

 

Tuesday 10/18

Ent

Project Use Your Resource

           -Finish Management

VEI

Business Plan Tasks

 

Wednesday 10/19

Ent

Project Use Your Resources

                 -Land: Business Cycle (3-12-3)

Talk with Business Partners (SCORE)

VEI

Tasks and Business Plan

 

Thursday 10/20

Ent

Project Use Your Resources

-Finish Land

VEI

Business Plan and Tasks

 

Friday 10/21

Ent

Scavenger Hunt #3

Finish Old Assignments

Read Chapter 4 $100 Startup

VEI

Business Plan and Tasks

 

 

11/28-12/2

 

**I can collaborate with others in a team environment**

**I can describe the entire Market Research Process and Present it to others**

**I can apply the results of Market Research**

**I can describe business basics, market research, start-up captial, business ownership, business management, and entrepreneurship characteristics**

 

Monday 11/28

Ent

Grateful List

Math Practice

Present Market Research in Small Groups

VEI

Monday Meeting

 Business Plan Competition and Trade Show Wrap-up

 

Tuesday 11/29

Ent

Trimester 1 Checklist

Portfolio Prep

Trimester 1 Exam Prep

VEI

Business Plan Competition and Tasks

 

Wednesday 11/30

Ent

Trimester 1 Checklist

Portfolio Pages

Trimester 1 Exam Prep

VEI

Business Plan Competition and Tasks

 

Thursday 12/1

Ent

Trimester 1 Exam

VEI

Business Plan Competition and Tasks

 

Friday 12/2

Ent

$100 Start-Up

Wrap-up Trimester 1 Exam and Checklist

VEI

Business Plan Competition and Tasks

 

11/21-11/25

 

**I can collaborate with others in a team environment**

**I can describe the sales process and how to gain a sale in a trade show and retail environment**

**I can setup a trade show booth**

**I can pitch my business and follow through with a sale**

 

Monday 11/21

Trade Show TN

Sales Process Assignment MI

Career Ready Pretest

Finish Market Research Assignment

 

Tuesday 11/22

Sales Process Assignment

Finish Market Research Assignment

Excel Spreadsheet from Trade Show

Clean-Up From Trade Show

Undercover Boss

 

Wednesday 11/23

Break

 

Thursday 11/24

Thanksgiving

 

Friday 11/25

Break

 

 

 

11/14-11/18

 

**I can collaborate with others in a team environment**

**I can conduct market research to validate my business' product**

**I can create objectives to conduct Market Research**

**I can describe the steps of the market research process**

**I can create a tool to conduct Market Research**

**I can analyze the results of Market Research and Recommend a Solution**

 

Monday 11/14

Ent

Grateful List

Math Practice

Market Research Pretest

Market Research PPT on Class Website

VEI

Monday Meeting

Trade Show Prep

 

Tuesday 11/15

Ent

Market Research Process Project Objectives

VEI

Trade Show Tasks

 

Wednesday 11/16

Ent

Market Research Process Project Questions and Survey Tool Creation

VEI

Trade Show Tasks

 

Thursday 11/17

Ent

Market Research Process Project Analyze Data and Recommend Solutions

Presentation Creation

VEI

Trade Show Tasks

Sales PD

Rotation PD

 

Friday 11/18

Ent

Market Research Test

Market Research Review and Reflect

Finish Market Research Presentation

VEI

Pack for Trade Show--Leave Tomorrow!

 

11/7-11/11

 

**I can collaborate with others in a team environment**

**I can describe the types of data used in Market Research**

**I can explain the Market Research Process**

**I can describe the ways to conduct Market Research and create a tool**

**I can give a presentation and while executing eye contact, 7x7 rule, and proper volume and enthusiasm to keep the audience engaged**

 

Monday 11/7

Ent

Grateful List

Math Practice

Market Research Toolkit

Overview of Project and Rubric

3-12-3 Ways to Conduct MR

VEI

Monday Meeting

Trade Show Tasks and Business Plan

 

Tuesday 11/8

Ent

Market Research Toolkit

Types of Data and Presentation Skills

VEI

Business Plan and Trade Show Tasks

 

Wednesday 11/9

Ent

Market Research Toolkit Presentations

VEI

Trade Show Tasks and Business Plan

 

Thursday 11/10

Ent

College Day

 

Friday 11/11

Ent

Market Research Toolkit Presentations

VEI

Turn in Business Plan and Trade Show Tasks

 

 

10/31-11/4

 

**I can collaborate with others in a team environment**

**I can explain the ways to get start-up capital**

**I can raise capital to start my business**

 

Monday 10/31

Ent

Grateful List

Math Practice

Project Start-Up Capital

VEI

Monday Meeting

Tasks and Business Plan

 

Tuesday 11/1

Ent

Project Start-Up Capital Ways to Gain Capital (Discussion)

VEI

Tradeshow Tasks and BP

 

Wednesday 11/2

Ent

Project Start-Up Capital Packet and Group Discussion

VEI

Trade Show Tasks and Business Plan

 

Thursday 11/3

Ent

Project Start-Up Capital Worktime

Miniventure Launch and set up times with Ms. Dickinson

VEI

Business Plan and Trade Show Tasks

 

Friday 11/4

Ent

$100 Start-up

Business Basics Test

Finish Project Start-Up Capital Schedule Appt with Ms. Dickinson

VEI

Trade Show Tasks and BP Final

 

 

10/24-10/28

 

**I can collaborate with others in a team environment**

**I can describe the types of ownership and the advantages and disadvantages of each**

**I can choose the type of ownership that is right for my business**

**I can describe the business types and choose what is right for my business**

 

Monday 10/24

Ent

Grateful List

Math Practice

College Day Prep

VEI

Monday Meeting

Tasks and Business Plan

 

Tuesday 10/25

Ent

Project Use Your Resource

           -Ownership and guest speaker Mike Dokter

VEI

Business Plan Tasks

 

Wednesday 10/26

Ent

VEI Pretest

VEI

Tasks and Business Plan

 

Thursday 10/27

Ent

Project Use Your Resources

-Type of Business - Capital

-Did in class together - Pictures and teach class

VEI

Business Plan and Tasks

 

Friday 10/28

Ent

Scavenger Hunt #3

Finish Project Use Your Resource and turn in

VEI

Business Launch Party

 

 

Week of 12/4-12/8

 

**I can collaborate with others in a team environment**

**I can create a target market for my business**

**I can explain geographics, pyschographics, buying behavior and demographics**

**I can create a customer profile for my business**


Day
ENT
VEI



12/4 - Monday

Target Market - What characteristics make up a customer?  Affinity Map
Introduction of Target Market Project
Tasks - get paid from Tradeshow
12/5 - Tuesday

Target Market - Review - ball toss game
PowerPoint
Project Work-time
VEI  - Trade show reflection

12/6 - Wednesday

Customer Profile Lecture
VEI - Prepare for Business Plan Competition
12/7 - Thursday

Target Market Write-Up

VEI
12/8 - Friday

Book Club Chapter 7
Finish Target Market Write-Up

VEI

 


 

Week of 12/11-12/15

 

**I can collaborate with others in a team environment**

**I can create a product that solves a customer's problem**

**I can explain product width, depth, item, and line**

**I can create a product mix for my business**

**I understand uses for packaging and can create a label for my product**


Day
ENT
VEI



12/11 - Monday

Product Development - Review PowerPoint on Website and take notes
Tasks - Tradeshow Prep - Midland
12/12 - Tuesday

Snow Day
VEI  

12/13- Wednesday

Review of Product Development - Apple Product Mix Puzzle
Watch Product Mix Video
Create Product Chart for individual business
VEI - Prepare for Business Plan Competition
12/14 - Thursday
Product Life Cycle of Gatorade - Review PowerPoint as a group and create a presentation for stage of lifecyle
VEI- Prepare for Trade Show and Business Plan Competition
12/15 - Friday

Scavenger Hunt
Present Product Lifecycle for Gatorade and finish product development project

VEI-Prepare for Trade Show and Business Plan Competition

 


 

Week of 12/18-12/22

 

**I can collaborate with others in a team environment**

**I can create a prototype for my product**

**I can create a label for my product**

**I can create packaging for my product**

**I understand uses for packaging and can create a label for my product**


Day
ENT
VEI



12/18 - Monday

Prototype Videos- create a prototype
Business Plan Competition
12/19 - Tuesday
Prototype and packaging

VEI  

12/20- Wednesday

Portfolio, prototype, packaging and labels
VEI
12/21 - Thursday
Portfolio, prototype, packaging and labels
VEI
12/22 - Friday

Break

Break

 


 

Week of 1/1-1/5

 

**I can collaborate with others in a team environment**

**I can create a prototype for my product**

**I can create a label for my product**

**I can create packaging for my product**

**I understand uses for packaging and can create a label for my product**


Day
ENT
VEI



1/1 - Monday

New Years Day-No School
Business Plan Competition
1/2 - Tuesday
Break - No School

VEI  

1/3- Wednesday

Prototype Pitch
VEI
1/4 - Thursday
Prototype PitchVEI
1/5 - Friday

Product Unit Test

VEI

 


 

Week of 1/8-1/12

 

**I can collaborate with others in a team environment**

**I can create a distribution chain for my company**

**I can describe the channel members in a distribution chain**

**I can describe COGS and figure it out for my business**



Day
ENT
VEI



1/8 - Monday
Human Distribution Chain
Groups to research and draw a picture of chain members and then share to class.
Begin Distribution Poster Project
VEI-Monday Meeting
1/9 - Tuesday
Direct Vs. Indirect Chain Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALoo4vrKKUw
Distribution Poster 30 min to work and then present

VEI - Competitions for Chicago

1/10- Wednesday
COGS - What is it?  How do we find it?
Operating Expenses- On Class Website
Complete the excel spreadsheet on the class website
VEI- Competitions Due for Chicago
1/11 - Thursday
Inventory Systems - JIT, FIFO, LIFO
Pick one and complete a SKIT and explain what industry uses it
VEI
1/12 - Friday

Perpetual VS Physical Debate - Think about all the pros of your system and also the cons that might be said about your system

Inventory Write-ups

VEI

 


 

Week of 1/15-1/19

 

**I can create a pricing policy for my business**

**I can explain the system of mark-ups and mark-downs**

**I can calculate retail pricing and percentages**

**I can describe the different pricing strategies and the legalities of them**




Day
ENT
VEI



1/15 - Monday
How to find Mark-ups and Mark-Downs and Percentages
Retail Pricing Worksheet
VEI-Monday Meeting
1/16 - Tuesday
What the Cost W/S and Break-Even and ROI


VEI

1/17- Wednesday
Pricing Policies - Think Pair and Share your Policy!
Pricing Policy Fast Verb
VEI-
1/18 - Thursday
Legal Aspects of Pricing - Notes Page
Pricing Empathy Map
What does your Perfect Customer Say, Think, Feel and Hear when they see your pricing policy

VEI- Prepare for Trade Show
1/19 - Friday
Pricing Policy Gallery Walk with Pricing Policy Taped to bottom of empathy map

VEI - Prepare for Trade Show

 


 

Week of 1/22-1/26

 

**I can create a pricing policy for my business**

**I can explain the system of mark-ups and mark-downs**

**I can calculate retail pricing and percentages**

**I can describe the different pricing strategies and the legalities of them**




Day
ENT
VEI



1/22 - Monday
Target Pricing Field TripVEI-Monday Meeting
1/23 - Tuesday
Pricing Policy Write-up


VEI

1/24- Wednesday
Meet with SCORE about Pricing policyVEI-
1/25 - Thursday
Pricing Policy Jeopardy

VEI- Prepare for Trade Show
1/26 - Friday
Pricing Test

VEI - Prepare for Trade Show

 


 

Week of 1/29-2/2

 

**I can conduct myself professionally at a trade show**

**I can describe my trading area**

**I can explain economic indicators and how they affect my business**

**I can explain the demographics that live in my trading area and if it matches my target market**




Day
ENT
VEI



1/29 - Monday
Industry Analysis Road Map and Introduction
Industry Analysis - 3-12-3 Economic Indicators
Write-Up for Project
VEI-Monday Meeting
1/30 - Tuesday
Industry Analysis
Trading Area Location - Competition and Traffic Patterns Write-Up
OBSERVATIONS


VEI

1/31- Wednesday
Industry Analysis
Demographics-Write Up -Use Census
OBSERVATIONS
VEI-
2/1 - Thursday
Sales Assignment for Students who are not attending the trade show

OBSERVATIONS

Leave for Great Lakes Trade Show 12:45pm
VEI- LEAVE FOR TRADE SHOW
2/2 - Friday
OSHA for Students not attending the trade show

Great Lakes Trade Show

VEI - Great Lakes Trade Show

 


 

Week of 2/12-2/16

 

**I can explain the 7 steps of the sale**

**I can explain the preapproach, approach, and how to determine needs**

**I can explain the specialized methods for handling objections**

**I can describe the different types of objections given by customers**

**I can demonstrate how to close a sale**

**I can describe the methods for closing a sale**

**I can complete all 7 steps of the sale**




Day
ENT
VEI



2/12 - Monday
Grateful List
Put the 7 steps of the sale into the correct order
Think pair share with a partner on step of the sale
Go over roadmap, rubric and goals for the week.
VEI-Monday Meeting
2/13 - Tuesday
Lecture, preapproach, approach, and how to determine needs.  Role-play with each other and critique.  Write this part of outline

VEI- Tasks.  Prepare for taxes PD on Wednesday

2/14- Wednesday
Affinity Map-Customer objections
Specialized methods to handle objections - Pods think and share - draw a pic & do a SKIT!
Complete OAS sheet for individual business
VEI- Taxes PD
2/15- Thursday
Presentation- Step 4
Practice steps 1-4
Draw a scenario and a partner and act it out!

VEI-Tasks-New Product lines
2/16 - Friday
Book Club Chapter 10
Step 5 - Closing the Sale---Practice, Practice Practice!  Write part in outline.

VEI - Valentine's day Party

 


 

Week of 2/12-2/16

 

**I can explain the 7 steps of the sale**

**I can explain the preapproach, the approach, and how to determine needs**

**I can explain the specialized methods for handling objections**

**I can describe the objections made by customers**

**I can describe the ways to close a sale and use them to close my own**

**I can complete all 7 steps of the sale**




Day
ENT
VEI



2/12 - Monday
Grateful List
7 Steps of the Sale quickly put in order
Think, pair, share!
Explain roadmap
VEI-Monday Meeting 
2/13 - Tuesday
Lecture- Steps 0-2
Preapproach, approach, and determining needs
Practice with each other
Fill outline for steps 0-2

VEI-Prepare for Taxes PD and review with Mrs. Schuster

2/14- Wednesday
Step #3 - Affinity Map of typical Objections
Specialized Objections will be explained in pods by picture and skit!
Complete OAS sheet for individual business
VEI-Taxes PD
2/8 - Thursday
Step #4 Presentation
Practice Steps 1-4.  Pick an objection, a partner and a way to handle it.  The class will have to guess!
Write in Outline

VEI- New product development
2/9 - Friday
Book Club Chapter 10
Closing the Sale- Lecture
Practice with a partner- Filming yourself next week!

VEI - Valentine's Day Party