Entrepreneurship Economics: Lessons, Videos, and Real World Scenarios

Professional Development



  • 02/03/2014
  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • UFT Headquarters, Manhattan
  • Presenter: Dr. Greg Valentine, Ret. Professor of Economic Education, University of Southern Indiana


  • National Center Workshops

GRADES: 6-8, 9-12


  • General Economics

The nation’s economy will increasingly rely on entrepreneurs to stimulate economic growth. This workshop, based on the publication Entrepreneurship Economics, will provide teachers with student-centered instructional methods for introducing entrepreneurship and analyzing how entrepreneurs benefit society.

Participants will leave with:

  • A copy of Entrepreneurship Economics.
  • Practical lessons that teach students about economic systems, the entrepreneur’s role in local business development, forms of business ownership, risk management, personal finance management, and credit ratings.
  • Case studies, activities and assessments.
  • Tools for helping students conduct a gap analysis, create a business plan and develop an elevator pitch for their business ideas.
  • Links to video clips and other resources.
  • Lunch provided.
  • 6 Continuing Education Units.


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