1. Not being able to skip songs on head phones
2. Slow internet/wi-fi
3. Unsanitary water fountains
4. Crappy beach chairs that break
5. Being really hot or cold
6. When my phone dies or has low battery
7. Not knowing
Review Questions: Ch. 1: 4-5
4. Entrepreneurial businesses make up the highest percentage of businesses
across America. According to the textbook, they are referred to as the backbone
of the American economy. Entrepreneurial businesses impact economic suc
Review Questions: Ch. 2: 2 and 6
2. Founder involvement is so crucial to a new venture business because the
success of the entrepreneurial business depends on the individual that founded
it. In addition, founder involvement allows the new venture to grow
Chapter 11- Building the Business
The plan developed by the entrepreneurial business to specify
who the customers are and how they will be attracted to the
Identifying your Market
Focus approach markets to customers likely to buy
Chapter 8- Financial Analysis
-Evaluation of the firm starts with the mission
Techniques for Measuring Performance
Limit analysis to those areas critical to profit
Moe from the general to the specific
Four classic analysis techniques:
1. Ratio analysis
CHAPTER 4- External Analysis
Critical Steps of external analysis:
Define the industry in which you will compete
Define your customers
Research the industry yourself
Identify competitors within the industry
Chapter 9- Legal Forms of Business
Sole Proprietorship: the business and the person starting it are seen as one;
simplest form of business organization
o easy to form and dissolve
o Only one owner allowed
o Personal liability
Chapter 5- Mission Statement
Mission Statement: a brief statement that summarizes how and where a
firm will compete
o As a business grows it gets progressively more difficult to change
o Other terms are sometimes used, such as: company missi
Chapter 12- Establishing Operations
The Use of a Critical Path Chart
The efficient use of time is an absolute imperative for any organization
Identifying the actions that must occur
o In what order they should occur
o What order will be most efficient
Chapter 3: Whats the Idea?
If You Dont Where You Are Going, Any Road Will Take You There (Lewis Carroll)
What do you want to be & how do you want to get to that state
Never a uniform path of success -> lots of ups & down
Need a solid vision of your en
Key Entrepreneurial Trends
This project is designed to assist students in the search of ideas for new business concepts and help
move them toward the formation of potential new companies.
Each student will write a
Clemson University ELE 3010: Executive Leadership and Entrepreneurship
-Syllabus: Fall 2015 Sec. 001 - Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00pm 3:15pm
Location: Sirrine 106
Instructor: Jack Hopkins; [email protected];
Phone #: 864.656.3758
Office Hours: Tuesdays & T
Made up a case based on Starbucks.
Walking through certain chapters, not surprisingly are chapters you can use on your
test. Its going to be a take home, launched tomorrow.
Chapter 3: Whats the idea. No matter what your idea is, when you first start off y
Nolan Wooden quote, introduce quote
Alex recap of project (accomplish excellence)
Drew using what weve learned from our lean launch
Nolan the youth are our future, 1 in 3 are obese
Alex childhood obesity can develop into psychosocial issue
Study Questions for Chapter 12 DNA Technology and Genomics
Reading: 12.11 12.15
Mastering Assignment: Chapter 12 due 11/3 at 8:00am
12.11 What are the basic steps in DNA profiling?
-isolate samples, dna is copied,compared
12.12 What is PCR? How has this t
Chapter 1: Who Is the
Someone who focuses on opportunity &
Where is the opportunity?
How do I capitalize on it?
How quickly can I act?
How do I access those resources?
How can I do more wi
Reading: 19.11 19.16; review 15.17 and 9.23
Mastering Assignment: Chapter
NOVA video How does the story of Lucys discovery illustrate the use of discovery and
hypothesis-driven science? What hypothesis was tested by the Lucy fossils? What
was the conclusi
Exam II Study Guide:
Lecture 5: Part I: Sedimentary Rocks
1. Sedimentary Processes:
- Why do we care?
o The most common rock at the surface of the earth.
So we encounter much more frequently.
Building, alter ground surface for agriculture.