Gateway Regional High School
Entrepreneurship / Grades 9-12
Mrs. Elaine Dugary and Mr. Brian Dericks
856-848-8200 ext. 592
Google Classroom Code-6vd9nos
In this introductory business course, students learn the basics of planning and launching their own successful business. Whether they want to start their own money-making business or create a non-profit to help others, this course helps students develop the core skills they need to be successful. They learn how to come up with new business ideas, attract investors, market their business, and manage expenses. Students hear inspirational stories of entrepreneurs who have turned their ideas into reality, and then they plan and execute their own business.
- Students will be on time and prepared
- Students will respect each other and staff
- Entrepreneurs and the Economy
- Characteristics of Entrepreneurs
- Personal Potential for Entrepreneurship
- Recognizing Opportunity
- Global Opportunities
- Create a business-product or service
- Develop a business plan
- Brand Image
- The Marketing Mix
- Market Penetration
- Market the business using
- Business cards
- Trifold brochures
- Primary 60% Tests & Major Projects
- Secondary 30% Quizzes
- Support 10% Class work
- All class work needs to be completed prior to the test. If it is not completed during class it will be the student’s responsibility to complete either during study hall, after school, or at home.
- Test retakes are permitted on the condition that the student seeks remedial help prior to the retake.
Required and Recommended Materials
I am available most days after school for extra help. Students must make arrangements with me at least one day in advance.
Classroom Behavioral Expectations and Rewards/Consequences
- Students are expected to report to class on time.
- 1st, 2nd, 3rd lateness, teacher warning
- 4th lateness = 1st referral to Administrator -1 hour detention
- 8th lateness = 2nd referral to Administration - 2 (1) hour detentions
- Cell phones need to be away during class.
- 1st & 2nd offense - teacher warning
- 3rd offense - phone call/email home
- 4th offense - one hour after school detention with Mrs. Dugary
- Students are expected to do their own work
- 1st offense-Warning and discussion of plagiarism/academic dishonesty with the Assistant Principal; -Teacher notification to the parent
- Grade and/or discipline in lieu of grade consequence
- 2nd offense-Warning and discussion of plagiarism/academic dishonesty with the Assistant Principal; -Teacher notification of the parent;
- Grade is at the discretion of the teacher