Starting a Business

How can we plan for a financially successful business?

ELA, Math, Social Studies
Key Content
decimal operations, explanatory writing, speaking and listening, goods and services
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Students work in teams to develop a business concept, conduct market research and/or a competitive analysis, create a realistic financial plan, and pitch their businesses to an audience. As students create and plan for a business, they learn key mathematical skills involving operations, grouping, and decimals and develop competence in areas of technology, communication, and collaboration.