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, October 8: Today is the Midterm Exam and Post-SLO for Strategic Entrepreneurship. What are you hoping that I will NOT ask you about on the exam?
Tuesday, October 9: Today is our second BPA 2Tuesday. Today, we’re working on Torch Awards! What is this and what are your goals?
Wednesday, October 10: What’s the difference between a patent, a copyright, and a trademark? How do these help entrepreneurs?
Thursday, October 11: Why is location such an important decision for entrepreneurs? Is location more important for certain businesses than for others?
Friday, October 12: When starting up a retail business (say a clothing store), about how much inventory do you think you should start off with?
Monday, October 15: Why might an entrepreneur want to hire an employee? What’s the downside?
Tuesday, October 16: What is Insurance? How does insurance help you manage the risks in your life?
Wednesday, October 17: What types of insurance should a business have? List as many as you can think of…
Thursday, October 18: Would you borrow money from friends or family members to start a business? Why or why not?
Friday, October 19: Today you’ll be finishing up the next part of your business plan PowerPoint. What makes your business plan unique. Why will it be successful?
Monday, October 22: We have been using Word and PowerPoint all year, but haven’t really talked about Excel … until now! So, what exactly is Excel and what is it used for?
Tuesday, October 23: How did your first day with Excel go yesterday? Ready for more?
Wednesday, October 24: What is a forecast? What kinds of forecasts would be useful for entrepreneurs? Why?
Thursday, October 25:
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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