QUESTION OF THE DAY
10pts daily, due by the end of class.
Every day, class will start with a "Question of the Day". You should do your best to write a complete response (25 word minimum) to the question and EMAIL it to me. If you aren't sure about what to write, please ask! No credit will be given for late QODs, unless you were absent that day.
Monday, November 26: What is meant by “logistics”? How do logistics companies help small businesses grow?
Tuesday, November 27: Has a sales clerk or cashier ever been rude to you? How did you feel about the business afterward? How would you address this problem if you were a manager there?
Wednesday, November 28: What is your favorite store? What about the store’s atmosphere makes it your favorite? Explain.
Thursday, November 29: Why is it important for businesses to manage their inventory? Is there a cost for carrying a large amount of inventory? Explain.
Monday, December 3: Is there a difference between growing and improving a business? Is it possible to grow and not improve or improve but not grow? Explain.
Tuesday, December 4: What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of growing a business?
Wednesday, December 5: Why do some entrepreneurs choose to start a business by franchising (for example starting up a Subway’s restaurant, instead of making your own sandwich place)?
Thursday, December 6: Will you ever stop working? If so, when will you stop … and what will you do next?
Friday, December 7: Now that you know a bunch about entrepreneurship, do you think you’ll ever start up your own business?
Monday, December 10: How do you feel about the test today?
Wednesday, December 12: We will be starting our next BPA Project today – Small Business Management Team. Question: What are some of the keys to a successful business?
Thursday, December 13: In 25 words or less, what is your team’s game plan for the SBM project?
Friday, December 14: What makes your idea for this project unique? What is your “big idea”?
100pts weekly, due by Sunday at midnight.
Every week, you will be responsible for finding a recent news article which relates to a relevant business, finance, or entrepreneurship topic. The criteria include:
A 250 word paragraph that (1) summarizes your article, (2) explains how it relates to class, and (3) provides your own personal reflections on the topic.
Typed in MS Word or Google Docs and attached to an email.
Use MLA format for the paper and cite your source.
- No credit will be given if your current event does not meet all of these criteria.
Example of Current Event in MLA Format
Yahoo Business: //news.yahoo.com/business/
CNN Money: //money.cnn.com/
Fox Business: www.foxbusiness.com/index.html
NBC Business: www.nbcnews.com/business#/
ABC Business: //abcnews.go.com/business
CBS MoneyWatch: www.cbsnews.com/moneywatch/
Fast Company: www.fastcompany.com
Young Entrepreneur: www.youngentrepreneur.com
Wall Street Cheat Sheet: //wallstcheatsheet.com/
Tax Information for Students (Resource): //www.irs.gov/individuals/students/index.html
Ohio Society of CPAs: www.ohiocpa.com
American Institute of CPAs: www.aicpa.org
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