· Develop an organizational plan.
· Write job descriptions, personnel policies, and establish standards for job performance.
· Develop a business plan and establish objectives for the business.
· Describe the factors entering into the selection of a business location.
· Analyze various types of business ownership.
· Describe and interpret major guidelines provided by the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
· Distinguish between business ethics and social responsibility.
· Identify a manager's role in customer relations.
· Explain and interpret the American with Disabilities Act.
· Recognize problems and implement plans of action to bring about change.
· Explain the relationship between span of control and delegation.
· Describe the role of management and employees in the achievement of quality.
· Describe the customer focus of total quality management.
· Interpret market research to identify target marketing.
· Estimate market share for a particular product or service.
· Choose a marketing plan and project the outcomes of the plan.
· Develop a promotional plan for a business.
· Develop a promotional plan and preparing a promotional budget.
· Develop a sales promotional plan.
· Explain the key factors in building a clientele and developing effective buyer/seller relationships.
· Design a sales training program.
Teachers, either coordinating or directly involved in teaching school-based enterprises, have the
· Understand and/or develop business and education partnerships.
· Develop practical applications of basic skills.
· Integrate career exploration, planning and decision making into the overall curriculum.
· Establish linkages between academic subjects and the activities of the school-based enterprise
(e.g. linking telemarketing and English composition).
· Encourage students to teach students (i.e. senior entrepreneurship students training new students
in the various aspects of the school-based enterprise).
· Develop the intellectual and social competence of students participating in the program
· Assist students in determining what type of school-based enterprise to develop and/or continue.
· Assist students in deciding what type of goods and/or services to produce, purchase or consign.
· Coordinate competition with local, public and private suppliers.
· Assist students in setting market driven prices.
· Recruit students and encourage members of special populations to become involved in the
· Supervise support staff as necessary.
· Encourage student independence.
For sake of this discussion, the employer is considered to be the local school board and the high school
administration . Therefore, in support of a school-based enterprise, it is responsibility of both these
· Ensure that courses in business and/or entrepreneurship are provided and supported in the high