My Finance Class

Welcome to My Finance Class, the official website for Financial Services and BPA at Northwest High School.

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Strategic Entrepreneurship & Financial Accounting
   

  "Financial Services Juniors" consists of two courses: Strategic Entrepreneurship and Financial Accounting. Throughout the first year of the program, FSJ students discover what makes a company successful ... and learn how to start, manage, and grow their own successful businesses.

 
      
 

Financial Services Juniors


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QUESTION OF THE DAY

At the beginning of class, there will be a “Question of the Day” on the screen (also available right here on the class website). 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. My email address is clarkpv@butlertech.org.

WEEK 4

Monday, September 21: What are THREE things that you’ve learned about entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship so far that you did not know before?

Tuesday, September 22: Our first test is today! How comfortable do you feel about the material that’s on the test? 

Wednesday, September 23: Today we will start working on your business plan. What type of business are you going to start up?

Thursday, September 24: What can a business owner do to make his or her business successful when there is a lot of competition?

Friday, September 25: Why is it essential for an entrepreneur to have a very good picture of who the target market is for his/her product?

WEEK 5

Monday, September 28: How would you go about doing research on your target market? Give several examples …

Tuesday, September 29: What are the benefits of competition … to both consumers and businesses?

Wednesday, September 30: What exactly is a BRAND? Is the brand of a product important? Why or why not?

Thursday, October 1: How do you think that businesses figure out what to charge for their products and services?

Friday, October 2: What are some of the different ways that you can get your products into your customers’ hands? 

 


 

CURRENT EVENT

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.

Sample of Current Event in MLA Format

MyFinanceClass Flipboard

 


 

SYLLABUS AND WEEKLY SHEETS

FS Juniors Syllabus 2020-21

FS Juniors Course Guide 2020-21

FSJ Week 1 (and 2)

FSJ Week 3

FSJ Week 4

FSJ Week 5

 


  

ASSIGNMENTS

ENTR 1-1 (not assigned)

Perceptions

ENTR 1-2

Entrepreneurship Aptitude Test

ENTR 1-3

Occupational Dreams

ENTR 1-4

ENTR 1-5

ENTR 1-6

20 Tips for Entrepreneurs

ENTR 1-7

ENTR 1-8

Nice Price (Supply & Demand Activity)

RESUME BUILDING BLOCKS

ENTR 1 REVIEW SHEET

ENTR 1 REVIEW FITB

ENTR 2-1

Article: Pizza Complications

ENTR 2-2

ENTR 2-3

SWOT Your Career Plan

Resume Building Blocks

ENTR 2-4

Article: Number 1 Nemesis

ENTR 2-5

ENTR 2-6

ENTR 2-7

Distribution Cases

 

BUSINESS PLAN PROJECT

The Idea! (planning sheet for your business idea)

BPP1 - Problem, Solution, Target Market, Strategy

BPP2 - Product, Price, Place, Promotion

   


 

TEXT BOOK

ENTR 1 Text

ENTR 2 Text