Entrepreneurship — Lesson 512

Businesses Going Green

Going green is worthwhile and good for the bottom line. Explore the profitable side of going green, and learn how to distinguish between what’s hype and what’s hip. Meet two college graduates who learned how to make a profit from the coffee grounds up.

What Students Learn

  • Identify various ways businesses can go green.
  • Determine the costs and benefits of going green.
  • Distinguish between “real green” products and products that try to appear green but are not.
  • Identify materials that can be recycled or re-purposed.

Suggested Time

  • Preview and Episode Viewing: 45 minutes
  • Each Activity: 45-60 minutes

Lessons in Entrepreneurship

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Crash Course on Starting a Business

What Students Learn

  • So you’ve got an idea – now what? The ultimate crash course – find an idea, get funded, market your business, make a profit, and write a business plan.
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Have a Plan, Stan!

What Students Learn

  • Explore the different elements of a business plan and see why it’s crucial to develop a plan before starting a business.
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Lesson

How to Succeed in Biz-ness

What Students Learn

  • Discover the three key steps to succeeding in business: identify a need, make a plan, and take action.
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Sell, Sell, Sell (The Science of Sales)

What Students Learn

  • All sales final! Join the Biz Kid$ in sales training as they explore effective sales techniques.
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Lesson

Understanding Income and Expenses

What Students Learn

  • Learn proven methods for getting expenses under control while growing income with new ideas, smart work habits, and innovation.
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Lesson

The Marketing Mix

What Students Learn

  • You can market anything once you understand the four P’s of marketing: product, price, place and promotion.
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Escape the Box

What Students Learn

  • Opportunity knocks! Learn how to act on new opportunities and to be creative in solving problems.
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Money Really Does Grow On Trees

What Students Learn

  • From products to services, offline to online, and the basics to the bizarre -- this episode explores ways to bring in the bucks.
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Can Money Buy Happiness?

What Students Learn

  • Hear heart-warming stories of how kids identified a need in their community and used an entrepreneurial mindset to solve it.