GOOGLE CLASSROOM: h5yzygl
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is a forecast? What kinds of forecasts would be useful for entrepreneurs? Why?
How do you know if a business is profitable?
As an entrepreneur, would you want to know the value of your business? How would you calculate it?
We’ve talked about the three main types of financial statements for a business. But who actually USES financial statements? Why?
What are some of the challenges that we have discussed so far about starting up a new business?
Quick Review: What is the purpose of using ratio analysis? What do ratios help us see … ?
Are you a leader? If so, what qualities do you have that make you a leader? If not, why don’t you consider yourself a leader?
If an employee is not meeting your expectations on the job, what would you do?
Which is better: “Buy now, pay now” or “Buy now, pay later”? Explain.
What is meant by “quality control”? What are some examples of ways that businesses ensure the quality of their products?
RECRUITING TOURS! (No QOD)
What is meant by “logistics”? How do logistics companies help small businesses grow?
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?
What is your favorite store? What about the store’s atmosphere makes it your favorite? Explain.
Why is it important for businesses to manage their inventory? Is there a cost for carrying a large amount of inventory? Explain.
What are some of the different ways that you can grow a business?
Is there a difference between growing and improving a business? Is it possible to grow and not improve or improve but not grow? Explain.
What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of growing a business?
What are some of the challenges with growing your business internationally? Benefits?
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
SYLLABUS AND WEEKLY SHEETS
FSJ Student Guide and Forms
FSJ Syllabus 2022-23
FSJ Week 9
FSJ Week 10
FSJ Week 11
FSJ Week 12
FSJ Week 13 & 14
FSJ Week 15
ENTR 4-1, Nine Steps, Sales for YOUR Business
ENTR 4-2 and 4-3
ENTR 4-4, 4-5, 4-6
ENTR 3 and 4 Test
ENTR 5-2, Conflict Management
ENTR 5-3, Taxes and Your Business
ENTR 5-4, Henry Heinz/Michael Dell, A Day In Your Life
ENTR 5-7, Uncle Bill, Vertical Integration
ENTR 5-8 and Tate's Bakeshop
ENTR 6-1 and Product Life Cycle
ENTR 6-2 , Just Grow It
ENTR 6-4, Bananagrams Video Case