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    1. 2. Spotlight on Ford PAS Themes: Business and Entrepreneurship <ul><li>Agenda </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction of business theme in Ford PAS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample activity: Module 7: Spinning Records </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Panel discussion: Highlights and challenges of teaching business and entrepreneurship in Ford PAS </li></ul></ul>
    2. 3. Why Business and Entrepreneurship ? <ul><li>Wide interest in and popularity of this theme in Ford PAS </li></ul><ul><li>Improves students’ understanding of career opportunities in business and related fields </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching entrepreneurship empowers young people to take ownership of their learning and their careers </li></ul>
    3. 4. Business Concepts and Skills Taught Throughout Ford PAS <ul><ul><li>Business financing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Market research and planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data-based decision-making </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Managing resources efficiently (lean thinking) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Managing quality (Six sigma) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business ethics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate citizenship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship </li></ul></ul>
    4. 5. Modules That Highlight Business and Entrepreneurship <ul><li>Module 1: From Concept to Consumer </li></ul><ul><li>Module 2: Media and Messages </li></ul><ul><li>Module 5: Closing the Environmental Loop </li></ul><ul><li>Module 6: Planning for Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Module 7: Planning for Business Success </li></ul><ul><li>Module 8: Ensuring Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Module 9: From Data to Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Module 14: Markets Without Borders </li></ul><ul><li>Module 15: Global Citizens </li></ul>
    5. 6. Module 7 Content Focus <ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data-based decision-making </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business financing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Market research and planning </li></ul></ul>Module 7: Planning for Business Success
    6. 7. <ul><ul><li>Students help a fictional band make financial and marketing decisions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students develop a financial and marketing plan for their own business idea. </li></ul></ul>Ongoing Module 7 Projects: Module 7: Planning for Business Success
    7. 8. Academic Content <ul><li>Formulate and answer questions with data </li></ul><ul><li>Use statistical methods to analyze data </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the effect of market forces on business performance </li></ul><ul><li>Understand how different components of a system interact </li></ul>
    8. 9. Skills <ul><ul><li>Develop a financial plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use spreadsheets to conduct cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>analyses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design surveys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analyze survey results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give and receive feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Present a business plan to potential </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>investors </li></ul></ul>Module 7: Planning for Business Success
    9. 10. Module 7 Activity: Spinning Records <ul><li>NoNaymz just finished recording its latest CD and has signed a contract for the duplication company Spinning Records to produce 10,000 copies of the CD. The company quoted NoNaymz a price of $1.50 for each CD. It will take Spinning Records two days to complete the duplication of the 10,000 CDs. </li></ul><ul><li>Can this be a profitable venture for Spinning Records? </li></ul>
    10. 11. Business and Entrepreneurship Student Presentations <ul><li>Ford PAS Students and Alumni: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Antwon Crutcher, John Overton High School, Nashville, TN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mohamed Mroue, Michael Berry Career Center, Dearborn, MI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brittany Thompson-Johnson, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amy Weaver, Michael Berry Career Center, Dearborn, MI </li></ul></ul>
    11. 12. Business and Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion <ul><li>Panelists: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Janeece Docal, Bell Multicultural High School, Washington, DC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Donna Gilley, John Overton High School, Nashville, TN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Noelia Guajardo, PSJA school district, Pharr-San-Juan, TX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Carol Henley, Howard University, Washington, D.C. </li></ul></ul>

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