2020 - 2021
School Year __________________
Miller Grove High School
Vaughn B. Shores Ed.D
School Phone Number
678-xxx-xxxx Text Only
Entrepreneurial Ventures is the third course in the Small Business Development Career Pathway. This course concentrates on the management skills necessary for successful business operations. Students will study management strategies for developing and implementing business plans; structuring the organization; financing the organization; and managing information, operations, marketing and human resources. International business principles are infused in the standards for Entrepreneurial Ventures. An integral component of the Entrepreneurial Ventures course is a school-based or community-based entrepreneurial venture that will engage students in the creation and management of a business and the challenges of being a small business owner.
The following academic concepts will be covered.
Unit 1 –
Week 1 Communication
Week 2 Communication
Week 3 Economics
Week 4 Functions of Management
Week 5 Functions of Management
Week 6 Organizational Structure
Week 7 Financial Management
Week 8 Financial Management
Week 9 Information Management
Week 10 Information Management
Week 11 Operations Management
Week 12 Human Resource Management
Week 13 Human Resource Management
Week 14 Marketing Management
Week 15 Marketing Management
Week 16 Business Plan Development and Implementation
Week 17 Business Plan Development and Implementation
Week 18 Business Plan Development and Implementation
BOARD-APPROVED INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
Entrepreneurship – IDEAS IN ACTION
ISBN: -13: 978-0-538-44626-6
ISBN: -10: 0-538-44626-9
GRADING SYSTEM: The DeKalb County School District believes that the most important assessment of student learning shall be conducted by the teachers as they observe and evaluate students in the context of ongoing classroom instruction. A variety of approaches, methodologies, and resources shall be used to deliver educational services and to maximize each student’s opportunity to succeed. Teachers shall evaluate student progress, report grades that represent the student’s academic achievement, and communicate official academic progress to students and parents in a timely manner through the electronic grading portal. See Board Policy IHA.
Formative Assessment (Pre-Assessment) – 0%
Assessment During Learning – 25%
Guided, Independent, or Group Practice – 45%
Summative Assessment or Assessment of Learning– 30%
A 90 – 100
B 80 – 89
C 71 – 79
F Below 70
*Parental Involvement will make a difference if your student is struggling in this class.
DISTRICT EXPECTATIONS FOR SUCCESS
Semester progress reports shall be issued four and a half, nine and thirteen and a half weeks into each semester. The progress of students shall be evaluated frequently and plans shall be generated to remediate deficiencies as they are discovered. Plans shall include appropriate interventions designed to meet the needs of the students. See Board Policy IH.
Students will not engage in an act of academic dishonesty including, but not limited to, cheating, providing false information, falsifying school records, forging signatures, or using an unauthorized computer user ID or password. See the Code of Student Conduct - Student Rights and Responsibilities and Character Development Handbook.
Homework assignments should be meaningful and should be an application or adaptation of a classroom experience. Homework is at all times an extension of the teaching/learning experience. It should be considered the possession of the student and should be collected, evaluated and returned to the students. See Board Policy IHB.
DUE TO ABSENCES
When a student is absent because of a legal reason as defined by Georgia law or when the absence is apparently beyond the control of the student, the student shall be given an opportunity to earn grade(s) for those days absent. Make-up work must be completed within the designated time allotted. See Board Policy IHEA.
SCHOOL EXPECTATIONS FOR SUCCESS
- Respect yourself, your classmates, and your teacher.
- All students are expected to arrive to class promptly.
- Cheating will not be tolerated! If you cheat or allow/assist someone to cheat, all parties involved will be penalized and your parents will be notified immediately.
- Absolutely no use of vulgar, profane, or inappropriate language in the virtual classroom.
- Students are.not to groom in class, this includes hair, make-up, nails, etc .
- Electronic devices, cellular phones, walkmans, CD players, MP3 players, hand-held games, cards, or any other material not related to or used in this class should be used.
NO student is to use the computer for activities that do not relate to this class; therefore, you should not be checking e-mail, chatting, playing games, downloading, uploading, doing research for another class, listening to music, personal browsing, etc … Unless you are working independently.
- When allowed to use the Internet, visiting websites that are not appropriate for school or not educationally related is PROHIBITED. Violators will face consequences as outlined in the student handbook.
MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES
It is the student’s responsibility to bring all required materials to class every day.
Notebook – Pen/Pencil – Folder
All students should observe ALL the rules and regulations in the Student Handbook. **
Late Assignments: Late assignments will be penalized, unless arrangements were made in advance.
Make-up Policy: IT IS THE STUDENT'S RESPONSIBILIIT TO FIND OUT WHAT MAKEUP WORK IS TO BE DONE. If you have an excused absence, you will be allowed the same number of days as your absence in order to make up work missed. Make up work can be done after or before school, and during class when current work is completed.
Re-do Policy: If a student turns in an assignment that receives a failing mark, the student has the opportunity to redo the assignment. The following exclusions apply: multiple-choice test and other assignments as decided at the discretion of the instructor. The student must conference with the teacher within one week after receiving the assignment. After conferencing with the instructor, the assignment will be given back to the student to redo. The assignment must be completed and returned within one week after the conference. Once the redo assignment is completed and corrected, it will be averaged with the original grade. It is the student's responsibility to take advantage of the redo policy. At the end of the 15th week marking period, students no longer have the option to redo assignments.
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