Entrepreneurship: Starting Your Business

Why This Class

As you know, entrepreneurship is one of the best ways for your student to bring their dreams and innovative ideas to life—and one of the most challenging. If your student has expressed interest in being their own boss, this course will help them prepare by introducing them to the unique payoffs and pitfalls of the entrepreneurial journey.

Students in this self-paced course explore the principles of sound business leadership, from creating a business plan to financing their company and pricing their products and services. In the process, they learn the basics of accounting, discover the primary laws and regulations that impact business owners, examine what it takes to attract and retain customers, and begin to see the world through the eyes of an entrepreneur.

By completing this course, students get a head start along the path of starting and operating a thriving business. They’re aware of the risks involved with pursuing entrepreneurship—and better prepared to tackle them with confidence and success.

Key Questions

How can I become an entrepreneur?

What are the roles and responsibilities of running a business?

What leadership skills do I need to run a business?

How can I create a business plan?

Reading List


Course Details

Recommended Grade: 9th (Freshman) – 12th (Senior)

Prerequisites: None

Estimated Weekly Hours: 5

Format: Self-paced

Credits: 0.5

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Please note that program and course descriptions, as well as reading and materials lists, are subject to change as we continuously improve our curriculum throughout the year. Book and materials lists for the upcoming school year are published in SIS mid to late June. Some courses require subscriptions e.g., Adobe software or online magazines that may not be covered by partner schools.