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Run Your Own Business

Run Your Own Image

3 / 4 / 5


30 days

Project Idea

Learners will design, build and run their own business to bring a change in society by spreading an authentic idea. The business should be innovative, support a cause or idea. Learners collaborate on this entrepreneurship, with each team acting as a department of the company.

Learners engage themselves while understanding marketing, social media, finance, research, product development, and shipping. Each team will be given an initial seed money. Learners will use profits from the business to reinvest in the business, fund school projects and donate to local charities.

21st Century Skills covered

Collaboration, Creative thinking, Critical thinking, Problem solving, Presentation

Contents addressed
  1. Investment, Interest, profit, loss, working capital, multiplication and division of whole numbers, shapes.
Humanities / Scientific thinking
  1. Marketing, Understanding customers, social media, etc.
  1. Write informative, explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
  2. Explain process or present information. Ensure that items are clearly sequenced and relevant details are included.