1. Lesson Plan: Accounting for Proprietorship

    • Resource ID: 11625
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson will teach students the fundamentals of accounting needed to make the necessary financial decisions for running a successful virtual business.
  2. Scope and Sequence: Virtual Business

    • Resource ID: 19376
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Virtual Business course scope and sequence within the Business Management and Administration Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of...
  3. Lesson Plan: E-Marketing

    • Resource ID: 11600
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about e-marketing to select target markets and compare and contrast e-marketing techniques to traditional marketing techniques.
  4. Lesson Plan: Risks and Revenues

    • Resource ID: 11610
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, the student will investigate the external and internal risks to virtual businesses, and identify the many revenue streams for virtual businesses.
  5. Lesson Plan: Online Niche Marketing

    • Resource ID: 11612
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, the students will explain how to use niche marketing to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
  6. Lesson Plan: Fees and Prices (Research and Setting)

    • Resource ID: 11619
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson will show how to research pricing and billing practices for a virtual business and then appropriately set fees.
  7. Lesson Plan: Record keeping and Tax Issues

    • Resource ID: 11621
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research information from the IRS pertaining to starting a business, tax issues, and keeping records. 
  8. Lesson Plan: Design your Website

    • Resource ID: 11606
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson is an introduction to designing appealing websites for businesses. Focus is placed upon choosing the correct domain name, design style, and common mistakes made. 
  9. Lesson Plan: Fundamental Bookkeeping Skills Part 2

    • Resource ID: 11627
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson students will learn about bookkeeping skills necessary for a virtual business office. Students will consider how business activities affect accounting equation, complete accounting equations and a chart of accounts. 
  10. Lesson Plan: History of Office Managers

    • Resource ID: 11275
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson will provide students, an understanding of the role of the office manager and how that role has developed over the period of time in history.
  11. Lesson Plan: Advanced Technical Skills in Business

    • Resource ID: 11286
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson is designed to assist students in developing technological proficiencies in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations to create effective business-related documents, as well as in developing effective webpages.
  12. Lesson Plan: Professional Communications in Business

    • Resource ID: 11287
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson provides students with specific practice, so that they can utilize professional communication skills while participating in the business management practicum experience.
  13. Lesson Plan: Scholarships for Post Secondary

    • Resource ID: 11296
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate scholarship resources and receive assistance in applying for scholarship funding.
  14. Lesson Plan: Training Station Orientation

    • Resource ID: 11274
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Practicum in Business Management is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences occur in a paid or unpaid arrangement and a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience.
  15. Lesson Plan: Career Exploration Using O*NET

    • Resource ID: 11278
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson in the Business Practicum course uses the online O*Net system to guide student through a series of activities to explore business occupations and develop a personal resume, cover sheet and appropriate letter of resignation.  
  16. Lesson Plan: Word Processing

    • Resource ID: 11281
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson will help students prepare to enter the workforce by demonstrating word-processing skills in the form of business letters, job acceptance letters, memorandums, business memos, price lists, and business reports.
  17. Lesson Plan: Professional Standards

    • Resource ID: 11282
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson is an introduction to professional standards expected in the workplace environment. This lesson encourages students to understand how to look and behave professionally in the workplace.
  18. Lesson Plan: Management and Interpersonal Skills

    • Resource ID: 11283
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Upon completion of this lesson, students will defend the purpose of management as it relates to efficient operation of a business. Lessons also address the team and interpersonal skills required for success in business and management.
  19. Lesson Plan: Risk Management

    • Resource ID: 11284
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the importance of using new technology safely and responsibly, as well as purchasing the supplies and equipment necessary for maintaining a safe work environment.
  20. Lesson Plan: Ethics in Business

    • Resource ID: 11285
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about ethics, analyze actions for ethical dilemmas, and write a personal code of ethics for business and personal use.