Innovative Entrepreneurs, Dynamic Economy

07/14/2019 - 5:00pm to 07/19/2019 - 1:00pm

Grade levels: Professional Development, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Content areas: Career & Technical, Professional Development, Social Studies

Topics: professional development, entrepreneurship, business

District/Organization: Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge

This week-long professional development program is being offered FREE to Oregon teachers. Topics include: touring local successful businesses to examine entrepreneurship; defining basic economic principles; comparing free enterprise capitalism to other economic systems; discussing the roles of entrepreneurship as they apply to small business; interacting with a panel of successful business owners who started with an idea that became a reality; investigating the necessary role of character and ethical decision-making in business; and examining case studies of entrepreneurs from American history.