Let's Get Started (01:26)
Learn what it means to be an entrepreneur. While 80 percent of citizens dream of opening their own business, only four percent try.
What is Entrepreneurship? (04:14)
Learn why entrepreneurs are important and hear some examples of successful businessmen. Isabelle H. describes her dream of opening her own salon and explains why she took a business class to achieve success.
What is an Entrepreneur? (04:37)
Learn about different types of entrepreneurs and hear an example of each. Marcus E. describes how he created his own graphic design business.
The Business Plan (01:31)
Learn what a business plan is and why it is important
Why a Business Plan? (03:11)
A business plan analyzes the business, targets the audience, sets goals to achieve, and identifies potential weaknesses in a prospective endeavor. Students learn why investors are necessary and what they may ask for in addition to a return of capital.
Parts of Business Plan (03:13)
Learn the sections of a business plan and what should be included in each portion.
Protecting Your Business Ideas (01:19)
Learn how to safeguard and legally copyright your ideas.
Pros & Cons (01:15)
Learn why knowing entrepreneurial skills are important. Compare the risks and rewards of owning your own business.
Working professionals describe steps to become an entrepreneur and list the rewards of this career path.
Credits: Entrepreneurship: When am I Ever Going to Use This? (00:08)
Credits: Entrepreneurship: When am I Ever Going to Use This?
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