Lesson 405

Crash Course on Starting a Business

Students brainstorm an idea for a product or service then break into four groups: Marketing, profit, funding, and plan.  They conduct specific activities based on their group and then present the findings to the class.

What Students Learn

  • How to come up with an idea
  • How to market your product or service
  • How to calculate if you are making a profit
  • Ideas to find funding
  • Why you need a business plan

Suggested Time

  • Preview and Episode Viewing: 45 minutes
  • Activity 1: 60 minutes

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