December 2 – December 6

Week 16   December 2 – December 6

CONGRATULATIONS to the following students for earning Microsoft Office Certification:

John H, Will G, Tyler M, Joey C, Emily T, Ava J, Julissa S, Ryan G, Ryan K, Lakin B, Nathan E, Julianna F, Tate H, Merren I, Minh L, Matthew L, Ethan W

GMETRIX MODULES – Modules 1 – 9 should be completed at this point. Most of you will have to complete at least TWO more modules (10 – 12) before you are ready for certification testing. Please check with me and stay caught up as we near the end of the semester. Testing will occur on Thursday and Friday of this week.

UNIT 4 –  Organizational Charts, Marketing, Human Resources, Financial Literacy

Monday Objectives: Marketing Project

Branding PowerPoint – Student notes

Marketing Mix graphic for the students so they can fill it in

Review the 4 P’s for Marketing – from previous notes

Marketing Paper to address the 4 P’s for our cereal boxes – also use information from notebook regarding product, price, place, promotion

Talk to students about testing this week.

 

Tuesday

 

 

Objectives: Marketing Project – Cereal Boxes and Restaurant Simulation

1st block – Print the Restaurant Simulation and turn in, finish notes on Marketing Mix – explain the  2nd part of the Cereal project and students will complete today. Turn in cereal box today.

2nd block – Finish the Cereal Box Marketing Mix – Turn both in. –

Insurance PowerPoint

Insurance Unit – You are the teacher now  – Presentations on Monday, December 11, 2019 – Formative Grade

Wednesday Objectives:  Insurance

Insurance Project – Groups of three – Let’s students choose their own groups – must work with students you have NOT worked with before. Entire class period to finish the project

Thursday Objectives: Human Resources

Testing today for GMETRIX

Finish the Insurance Project

Human Resources PowerPoint and answer sheet.

Friday Objectives: Human Resources – – Lecture on Pay, Benefits and Working Conditions

Discussion on pay, taxes with calculations

 

November 11th – 15th

Week 14   November 11th – November 15th

CONGRATULATIONS to Ethan Williams and Ryan Kloss for being the first two students to earn Microsoft Office Certification this semester.

GMETRIX MODULES – Modules 1 – 9 should be completed at this point. Most of you will have to complete at least TWO more modules (10 – 12) before you are ready for certification testing. Please check with me and stay caught up as we near the end of the semester.

 Monday: Objectives: Restaurant

Send your organizational charts to me via email

Print your business cards for your project

Press Releases – What are they? Why are they necessary?

Create a press release for your grand opening on December 14th

Let’s get our Restaurant Simulation packages checked

Tuesday: Objectives: Marketing –  Marketing Mix

Marketing Stray Thoughts – Graphic Organizer

Marketing is communicating an idea to an audience – Definition on board

Marketing Mix PowerPoint and Guided Notes

Students should have calculators ready

Students will place themselves into groups of three – Entrepreneurship Project Explanation 

Wednesday: Objectives: Marketing – Branding and Promotion

Branding PowerPoint with student interaction

Mystery Connection – Bring the products  (re-write the instruction sheet) 

Packaging, and Slogans 

Thursday: Objectives: Vision and Mission Statements

Personal Vision Statement – Part One and Part Two

Creating a vision statement for your life.

Creating a vision statement for your business.

Entrepreneurship Project

Friday: Objectives: Restaurant and Word Lessons

Grand Opening Flyer

Extra time: Entrepreneurship Project

Preview:  Entrepreneurship Shark Tank Project, SWOT Analysis

Good Consumer Project on Monday

October 21 – October 25 – Week 11

Week 11   October 21 – October 25

GMETRIX is in full swing. We have several students who are nearing completion and will be able to sit for the exam very soon. Modules  7,8,9 are due on November 6th. Remember that if you need extra time, come during Hoya Block or set up some time before or after school with me.

UNIT 3 – Business Concepts, Entrepreneurship, Levels of Management, Organizational Charts, Business Ownership and Franchises, Vision and Mission Statements for Businesses 

Monday  Objectives: Franchises

What is a franchise? Notes for graphic organizer, Franchise Word Map

Investing money and pay franchise fees – must share your profits, Franchise fee,

Franchise Agreement,  Royalty Fees

A way to go into business for yourself, but not by yourself.

Board of Directors: Corporations and Non Profits

Separation of owners and managers 

GMETRIX modules 7,8,9 are due on November 6th – Reminder that students must make >80 to move on to the next module

Tuesday Objectives: Review for Business Concepts and Ownership

Series of three activities with a partner as review for ownership – Pair/Share

1.     Pick up your envelope from table – Using glue, glue your characteristics of business ownership onto your review sheet.

2.     Business Ownership Gallery Walk – questions posted around and outside of room – Use the gallery walk worksheet to answer all questions

3.     If you started a business questions – Choose two cards from each stack of difficulty, beginner and intermediate.  Answer on your own paper. Then, when you are ready, come to my table, have a seat and be ready to answer two advanced questions regarding business ownership and concepts.

Wednesday Objectives: Corporations Project

In notebook  – Students choose from the list of corporations

Research history, facts, mission statement, social responsibility, competition, stock exchange info, subsidiaries

Thursday Objectives: Corporations Project

 

Friday Objectives: Restaurant

New Employee Memo

Press Release on Letterhead 

Microsoft Lesson on Bullets – Standard and Custom

Microsoft Lesson on Level Lists

 

Week 10 – October 14 through October 18

Week 10   October 14 – October 18

GMETRIX is in full swing. We have several students who are nearing completion and will be able to sit for the exam very soon. Modules  7,8,9 are due on November 6th. Remember that if you need extra time, come during Hoya Block or set up some time before or after school with me.

UNIT 3 – Business Concepts, Entrepreneurship, Levels of Management, Organizational Charts, Business Ownership and Franchises, Vision and Mission Statements for Businesses

 

Monday  Objectives: Entrepreneurship

Small Business Administration – Take up the work from Friday

Students have 15 minutes to work in their groups and practice for presentations tomorrow.

Restaurant – Help Wanted Ad – Let’s advertise our available positions at the restaurant so that we can hire staff.

GMETRIX modules 7,8,9 are due on November 6th – Reminder that students must make >80 to move on to the next module

Tuesday Objectives: Entrepreneurship

Presentations of  Entrepreneurship Project  -Groups of 3 – Entrepreneurship Research Activity – Economics, Famous Entrepreneurs, Inventions, Dot.com Ventures and Business Plans  – Groups of three to four

Entrepreneurs Graphic Organizer

Microsoft Lesson on Bullets – Standard and Custom

Microsoft Lesson on Level Lists

Wednesday Objectives: Forms of Business Ownership

Make a graphic organizer – Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, Corporation, LLCs

Definition – Ownership – Start Up Costs – Taxes – Liability – Decision Making – Pros – Cons

Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships (general and limited) Today – PowerPoints and Notes

Online store Partnership Agreement –  Show agreements to class and assign partners who want the extra credit – drop lowest formative grade

Thursday Objectives: Forms of Business Ownership

 Corporations  – PowerPoints and Notes

If we have time, corporations assignment

Friday Objectives: Forms of Business Ownership

Ownership Factors Check off List

Business Ownership Review Handout

Sweet Opportunities – Mini Posters

 

Preview: Next week:

Monday: Franchises – Introduction

 

 

Week 9 – October 7 – 11

Week 9 – October 7 – 11

GMETRIX is going strong! We have several students who are AHEAD of the required modules! Modules 4,5,6 are due on Friday, October 11th. Remember that if you need extra time, come during Hoya Block or set up some time before or after school with me.

UNIT 3 – Business Concepts, Entrepreneurship, Levels of Management, Organizational Charts, Business Ownership and Franchises, Vision and Mission Statements for Businesses

Monday  Objectives: Entrepreneurship

1st Block – Entrepreneurship PowerPoint and Notes, Chamber of Commerce – What is it? Observe the Cobb Chamber, Also the Small Business Administration

2nd Block – We still have several 2 minute presentations – Entrepreneurship PowerPoint and Notes, Chamber of Commerce – What is it? Observe the Cobb Chamber, Also the Small Business Administration

GMETRIX – Reminder that modules 4,5,6 are due this Friday

Tuesday Objectives:  Microsoft Lessons

Microsoft Lesson on Bullets – Standard and Custom

Microsoft Lesson on Level Lists – Multilevel

Microsoft Lesson on Breaks

Restaurant Letter – Chamber of Commerce on our Letterhead

Wednesday Objectives: Entrepreneurship

Tell the students about the Entrepreneurship Project they will present on Monday – Groups of 3 – I put them into groups. Entrepreneurship Research Activity – Economics, Famous Entrepreneurs, Inventions, Dot.com Ventures and Business Plans

Thursday Objectives: Entrepreneurship

One of six projects – assigned yesterday – Be ready to present on Monday

Sub Today: FBLA Rally – Students should have access to posters and markers

Friday Objectives:  Small Business Administration and GMETRIX

Small Business Admin Worksheet and remainder of day spent on GMETRIX

 

September 30th – October 4th

Week 8 – September 30th – October 4th

GMETRIX is going strong! We have several students who are AHEAD of the required modules! Modules 4,5,6 are due on Friday, October 11th. Remember that if you need extra time, come during Hoya Block or set up some time before or after school with me.

UNIT 3 – Business Concepts, Entrepreneurship, Levels of Management, Organizational Charts, Business Ownership and Franchises, Vision and Mission Statements for Businesses

 

Monday  Objectives: Presentations/Letterhead

1st Block – One presentation, review for performance portion of test on Wednesday (drawing shapes) – Explanation of letterhead

2nd Block – 8 Presentations, review for performance portion of test on Wednesday (drawing shapes) –

Explanation of letterhead

GMETRIX check

Tuesday Objectives:  Entrepreneurship

Sub today –

1st block – Finish letterhead, Business concepts vocabulary and sentences, GMETRIX (new access codes are on the board)

nd block – Business concepts vocabulary and sentences, GMETRIX (new access codes are on the board)

Wednesday Objectives: Business Concepts

1st block – Performance portion of test, Print letterhead, GMETRIX

2nd block – Performance portion of test, Work on letterhead – print if you get finished

PUT on board – new due date for modules 4,5,6 are October 11

Discuss with entire class about testing modules – Print out cheat sheets for modules 8,9 testing

Thursday Objectives: Business Concepts

1st block:  Entrepreneurs who Shaped America – Pair/share

Students turn in business concepts vocabulary and sentences

Business Concepts PowerPoint and Guided Notes

2nd block: Entrepreneurs who Shaped America – Pair/share

Students turn in business concepts vocabulary and sentences

Business Concepts PowerPoint and Guided Notes

Friday Objectives:  Entrepreneurship/Restaurant

In the door: Entrepreneurial Self Assessment survey

Basic Business Concepts – Notes Handout Activity – Print

Group Entrepreneurship Projects – I will put students in groups of three

Chamber of Commerce Letter on Letterhead

Intro to how businesses use the Chamber of Commerce

Extra time:

Icon Activities in Word

Icon Name and Function/Ribbon Location Scavenger Hunt

 

 

September 2 – September 6

Week 5  –  September 2 – September 6

Monday – Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday – Communication and Teamwork Skills

GMETRIX Modules 1 -3 due today – Journal Prompt about a time you were on a team. Finish our graphic organizers for Tuckman’s Theory of Team Development – Refer back to “Remember the Titans” for clips about forming, storming, norming and performing – Groups of 5 -6 for communications and teamwork game – Get ready to CONGA!!!!

Wednesday – Communication and Teamwork Skills

GMETRIX due dates are September 20th for Modules 4,5,6 – Elements of teamwork with an inventory and self assessment of your skills – Teamwork presentation with a few notes – Game of Blocks – Teamwork quotes will be distributed today – Be ready for the presentation of those quotes on Monday, September 9th – Microsoft Word Lesson today: Drawing and Manipulating Shapes

Thursday – Leadership Skills

Brainstorming Island Activity – What is a leader? Let’s identify some character traits of true leaders – Vocabulary table for leadership traits – Leadership assignment – Microsoft Word Lessons on tables and formatting tables

Friday – Leadership Skills and Restaurant Project 

Box Patterns activity – Icon Name and Function worksheet for Microsoft Word 2016 – Ribbon Location Scavenger Hunt for Microsoft Word 2016

 

Next week: Presentations and Business Concepts

August 19 – 23 (Week 3)

Week 3  – August 19 – 23

Monday – Employability Skills – Emphasis on finishing Job Applications/Resume and Cover Letter

Finish applications from Friday (part 1 of project) – You will receive a copy of the Georgia Department of Labor’s instructions for effective resumes and cover letters – PowerPoint presentation on Resumes with student notes – Let’s look at some examples of resumes and complete a professional resume for a high school student (part 2 of project) – Cover letter information – A reminder that you need to bring your information for references tomorrow. See Tuesday for reference information.

Tuesday – Employability Skills – Emphasis on finishing Resume/Cover Letter and Reference Sheet

Reference Sheet today – you need to secure three professional references for yourself. These should be three people who know you and can attest to your character and work ethic. Think about teachers, counselors, coaches, family friends, neighbors, church leaders, etc… – YOU MAY NOT USE FAMILY FOR A REFERENCE and no one under the age of 18. You will need to secure their full names, addresses, phone number and/or email address. If you know them in a professional setting, you also need their titles and the name of their company. This is part 4 of your project. Project will be finished today and turned in for a summative grade.

Wednesday – Employability Skills – Emphasis on Time Management

Time Management – Why do you procrastinate? Some of us work better if we wait until the last minute…. but as you get closer to college you will realize that good time management skills will be paramount to your success and being able to handle all that you will have to handle in college and life. So, we will talk about some ways that you can manage your time better and identify some of those issues that cause you to have poor time management. Guided notes sheet and short exercise.

Any extra time will be spent on GMETRIX today. You should be finished with Module 1 and working on Module 2 to stay on track.

Thursday – Employability Skills – Emphasis on Diversity in the Workplace

Sub today.  Please complete all work as it will be graded. Use the following website on diversity  Understanding Diversity to complete handout #1 which the substitute will provide for you.  When finished, turn in to the sub. Handout #2 you will type on a Word Document and save until tomorrow. I will allow you to print at the beginning of class tomorrow and turn in handout #2. If you finish both, you should work on GMETRIX.

Friday – Restaurant Project and Review for Unit 1 Test on Tuesday, August 27th