XVI Entrepreneurship

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Forms of ownership B. Business plan C. Resources for entrepreneurs

  • (1) The student gains additional academic knowledge and skills required to pursue the full range of career and postsecondary educational opportunities within the hospitality services industry.
    • (A) apply advanced reading, writing, and mathematical skills necessary to perform job tasks in the hospitality industry
  • (2) The student uses listening, oral, written, and media communication skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas, including technical terminology and information.
    • (F) design and present a marketing tool to promote a hospitality product that may contribute to the local economy
  • (3) The student researches career opportunities and qualifications to broaden awareness of careers available in the hospitality industry.
    • (I) describe the types of facility ownership and determine the advantages and disadvantages for each
  • (7) The student solves problems using critical-thinking skills independently and in teams.
    • (E) create a business plan to examine employment opportunities in entrepreneurship

Resources:

  • Hospitality Services, High School Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • Hospitality Services Curriculum Guide, Reference Book, Student Activity, and Tests, Curriculum Center for FCS, 2003 – Ch.8
  • Hospitality Services: Food and Lodging, Goodheart-Willcox Company, 2004 – Ch. 24
  • California Business Portal http://www.sos.ca.gov/business/be
  • Small Business Administration http://www.sba.gov

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