• The Entrepreneurship class provides students with an introduction to business opportunities and requirements as well as related career information and self-assessment opportunities. It covers entrepreneurship importance and concepts, characteristics of different types of business organizations and opportunities, entrepreneurial career examples, individual career assessment and planning, entrepreneurial projects and simulations. Also, it provides opportunities for students to explore self-employment benefits versus risks and to develop specific competencies in starting a small business. Additionally, we covers the characteristics of an entrepreneur, economics and the nature of small business, feasibility study Business Plan Development, types of ownership, location, financing, record keeping, management, promotion, legal issues, business protection,  and types of assistance.  Most importantly, all of this occurs while adhering to the New York State CDOS and ELA Standards.