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ORT School Almagro - July 2008
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    1. 1. Área de Inglés – Sede Almagro Young Entrepreneurs Blossom at ORT Entrepreneurship at ORT
    2. 2. Entrepreneurship at ORT <ul><li>What does entrepreneurship mean? </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship is the practice of </li></ul><ul><li>starting new organizations or </li></ul><ul><li>revitalizing mature organizations, </li></ul><ul><li>particularly new businesses generally </li></ul><ul><li>in response to identified opportunities . </li></ul>Area de Inglés – Sede Almagro
    3. 3. Entrepreneurship at ORT <ul><li>What makes a good entrepreneur ? </li></ul><ul><li>Being an entrepreneur is more than just starting a business, it is about having attitude and the drive to succeed in business . </li></ul><ul><li>All successful entrepreneurs have a similar way of thinking and posses several key personal qualities that make them so successful in business. </li></ul>Area de Inglés – Sede Almagro
    4. 4. Entrepreneurship at ORT <ul><li>What personal qualities make a successful entrepreneur ? </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurs are often very ambitious . They set massive goals and stay committed to achieving them regardless of obstacles. </li></ul><ul><li>All entrepreneurs have a passionate desire to do things better and to improve their products or service. They are constantly looking for ways to improve. </li></ul><ul><li>They're creative , innovative and resourceful . </li></ul>Area de Inglés – Sede Almagro
    5. 5. Entrepreneurship at ORT Area de Inglés – Sede Almagro
    6. 6. Entrepreneurship at ORT <ul><li>ACTIVITY 1: AN ENTREPRENEUR’S STORY </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan P. Allis is the CEO and Co-Founder of iContact , the leading email marketing and blogging software, the Chairman of Virante , a web marketing consulting firm that helps companies build sales online, and the author of the book Zero to One Million: How to Build a Company to $1 Million in Sales . </li></ul>Area de Inglés – Sede Almagro
    7. 7. Entrepreneurship at ORT <ul><li>In 2005, Ryan was named by BusinessWeek as one of the “Top 25 Entrepreneurs Under 25.&quot; Ryan is a serial entrepreneur and an international speaker on entrepreneurship, marketing, and innovation. As CEO he's managed the company from its start in July 2003 to its current size with 60 employees, over 11,500 customers, and over $6 million in annual sales. </li></ul>Area de Inglés – Sede Almagro
    8. 8. Entrepreneurship at ORT <ul><li>This video shows an interview to Ryan on his experience as a young entrepreneur. </li></ul>Area de Inglés – Sede Almagro
    9. 9. Entrepreneurship at ORT <ul><li>Correct the mistakes in each statement </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan got his first computer at the age of 10. </li></ul><ul><li>At the age of 12, Ryan was running a computer business that earned him one million dollars in the first year. </li></ul><ul><li>Now, at the age of 22, Ryan has a company with annual sales of up to 6 million dollars. </li></ul><ul><li>At age 18, Ryan wrote a book on how earn your first million using Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan started his own web design company because he wanted to show his parents that he was skillful. </li></ul>Area de Inglés – Sede Almagro
    10. 10. Entrepreneurship at ORT <ul><li>Ryan’s father was a social worker. 7 Ryan says that his experience as a young entrepreneur aimed at creating new technology. </li></ul><ul><li>When asked about the key factors to go from zero to million, Ryan says that you </li></ul><ul><li>should think today just as the last day of your life. </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan’s present business is called “Iced Contact” </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan’s current business provides services to well-known international companies. </li></ul>Area de Inglés – Sede Almagro
    11. 11. Entrepreneurship at ORT <ul><li>B. Complete the sentences with the information presented in the interview </li></ul><ul><li>At age eleven, Ryan didn’t think himself as an entrepreneur, but as a ______ </li></ul><ul><li>At his early age, Ryan was trying to help people ___________ </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan thinks that young people have great opportunities to ___ </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan suggests parents they should ________________ their kids and help them ______________ that may inspire them. </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan feels that he has been very fortunate to ___________, because they have been a key factor to his success. </li></ul>Area de Inglés – Sede Almagro
    12. 12. Entrepreneurship at ORT <ul><li>ACTIVITY 2: A BUSINESS PLAN </li></ul><ul><li>Erin’s sitters: Follow the activities in these areas </li></ul><ul><li>Business Description </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Competition </li></ul><ul><li>Management </li></ul><ul><li>Finance </li></ul>Area de Inglés – Sede Almagro
    13. 13. Entrepreneurship at ORT <ul><li>NOW, YOUR TURN FOR A BIG HIT! </li></ul><ul><li>Ready? </li></ul>Area de Inglés –Sede Almagro
    14. 14. Entrepreneurship at ORT <ul><li>What is ? </li></ul><ul><li>An online business game from </li></ul><ul><li>An award-winning Internet entrepreneurship simulation </li></ul>Area de Inglés –sede Almagro
    15. 15. Entrepreneurship at ORT <ul><li>What does offer? </li></ul><ul><li>It gives players a realistic and challenging taste of what it takes to start and run a business. </li></ul><ul><li>It blends fast-paced, fun addictive game play with real-world business-simulation lessons to teach entrepreneurship concepts and business skills. </li></ul>Area de Inglés – Sede Almagro
    16. 16. Entrepreneurship at ORT <ul><li>The online game gives players the choice to open a pet spa, skateboard factory, or comic shop. The game teaches how to buy inventory, find money, and monitor trends that will impact their company. </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>Disney's Hot Shot Business The Kauffman Foundation & Disney have joined forces to create an online business simulation game Area de Inglés – Sede Almagro
    17. 17. Entrepreneurship at ORT Area de Inglés – Sede Almagro
    18. 18. Entrepreneurship at ORT Our project at ORT Who? 4th High Advanced students all tracks When? June-July 2008 How long? 5 classes Where? Multimedia labs at school What? Engage in the game in groups of 4 Area de Inglés – Sede Almagro
    19. 19. Entrepreneurship at ORT <ul><li>Stages: </li></ul><ul><li>Getting acquainted with the material and technical vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging in the game in groups setting your player profile </li></ul><ul><li>Recording events in a journal blog ( </li></ul><ul><li>Debating your conclusions with an entrepreneur </li></ul><ul><li>Presenting your final considerations and results to the Jury. Winning presentations will be published on school sites and/or news magazine. </li></ul>Area de Inglés – Sede Almagro