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ex­pe­ri­ence busi­ness fun­da­men­tals and the art and hard work of en­trepreneur­ship.

Stu­dents ex­plore the ba­sic char­ac­ter­is­tics of the U.S. eco­nomic sys­tem and how eco­nomic prin­ci­ples in­flu­ence busi­ness de­ci­sions.

Uses hands-on ac­tiv­i­ties to ex­plain com­plex eco­nomic con­cepts such as sup­ply and de­mand, in­fla­tion, and the pro­duc­tion, dis­tri­bu­tion and con­sump­tion of goods. Pro­vides stu­dents the op­por­tu­nity to be­come role mod­els by teach­ing and in­spir­ing el­e­men­tary school stu­dents. Pre­pares stu­dents to be en­tre­pre­neur­ial thinkers in their ap­proach to work. Ex­plores the fun­da­men­tal ele­ments of per­sonal fi­nances; earn­ings, sav­ings and in­vest­ing, bud­get­ing, credit, risk man­age­ment, and giv­ing. Al­lows stu­dents to op­er­ate a vir­tual com­pany through a web-based sim­u­la­tion. En­ables com­pa­nies to present an en­tire el­e­men­tary or mid­dle school pro­gram over the course of five to six hours.

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