FAMOUS ENTREPRENEUR PROJECT by ZbkyTS

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									                                                                              Objective 2.01

                      Printed name _________________________ Date __________



                    FAMOUS ENTREPRENEUR PROJECT
     Pick an entrepreneur from the list below or from your own knowledge with the
      teacher’s approval.

     Investigate his/her background to determine the factors that lead to business
      success. You may use books, autobiographies, biographies, periodicals, or the
      Internet.

     Include the following information:

         o Name of the entrepreneur
         o Name of business and what kind of the business he/she started.
         o History of the entrepreneur (i.e. place of birth, education, job history,
           family background, etc.)
         o Skills, special abilities, and/or interests that helped to make him/her a
           successful entrepreneur
         o Personal traits that made him/her successful as an entrepreneur.

     Create a PowerPoint that highlights the information and make a typewritten
      report that will be turned in after you use it during your classroom presentation

CLASS TIME ALLOWED FOR PREPARING THIS ACTIVITY
½ class period – research
1 Class period - preparation


                               Famous Entrepreneurs

                    P. T. Barnum                       Fred Deluca
                    Thomas Edison                      Earl Graves
                    Henry Ford                         Bud Hadfield
                    Andrew Carnegie                    William Rosenberg
                    Richard Branson                    Edward Lowe
                    Bill Gates                         Oprah Winfrey
                    Ted Turner                         Larry Ellison
                    Mary Kay Ash                       James Kimsey
                    Debbi Fields                       Ray Kroc
                    Anita Roddick                      William Lear
                    Walt Disney                        Steven Spielberg
                    Thomas J. Watson                   Dave Thomas
                    Sam Walton

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