iMatter As An Entrepreneur

iMatter As An Entrepreneur

INTENT

iMatter as an Entrepreneur because business is a key component of the global economy. I will benefit from learning about how enterprises are formed. Enterprise promotes not only economic growth but brings together people of different social and cultural backgrounds and promotes team building opportunities. I will discover that my personal qualities are as important as my academic skills in being a successful individual in the business world.

Year 7

I will learn how technological changes have impacted my financial decisions. I will discuss different financial risks and how to deal with them. I will improve my knowledge, skills and attitudes in other to make more informed choices with money. I will develop my financial capability by writing a business plan for a new business idea. I will work independently and as part of a team, in order to build on my interpersonal and enterprise skills through project work.

Year 8

I will investigate the potential rewards and risks associated with setting up a new business. I will explore my role as a citizen and how government policies influence personal finances. I will explore how to distinguish between money and income. I will examine how individuals and organisations contribute to the economy of a country through tax and duties.

Year 9

I will explore enterprises and entrepreneurs. I will discover the skills and aptitudes of entrepreneurs and what it takes to succeed. I will learn about the different sizes and types of enterprises; how they fit into the local, national and global economy. I wlll examine the traits entrepreneurs require to succeed and evaluate the success stories of some of the world’s most famous entrepreneurs such as Amazon, Kendall Jenner, Jay-Z, Virgin, etc and how they were founded. I will be able to identify sources of business and the role of stakeholders.

Year 10

I will learn about launching an enterprise. I will investigate how to plan and pitch my enterprise and exactly what that means. I will observe pitches in action through mediums such as “Dragons Den” and learn the pitfalls and steps to making a pitch. I will be put into a simulated environment where I would decide if I would invest in an enterprise and use that as means to creating my pitch.

Year 11

I will learn about the promotion and financing of an enterprise. I will explore how different companies promote themselves and the mediums in which they do it. I will learn about the financing of this promotion and how to finance the enterprise in general. I will observe and experience simulated environments and use my experience and learning to understand the more complex issues in finance and marketing. I will understand that a successful enterprise is made up of more than just a good idea.

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