Kids in Biz

Every day we are a part of business deals without even knowing it and you could be the next successful entrepreneur. Learn what it takes to: research and develop a product, manufacture, market, and sell your product or service, address potential legal and human resource issues, create business cards, fliers, and bring your business to life at our College for Kids lunch-time business fair!  * Materials cost for products vary depending upon product choice. CFK fee covers marketing materials only. All computer proficiency levels welcome – please let instructor know if reading is challenging, so we can offer plenty of support to scan and read drop-down menus in programs. *

KSBY: Kids in Business Fair July 3rd 2018 

WEEK 1 GOALS

  • Get to know you
    • Name
    • Age and/or Grade
    • Business experience
  •  Overview
    • Marketing Environment
      • Target Market
      • Niche Market
        • Adult consumers
          • Why do they attend?
          • What do they buy?
          • What is their budget?
        • Kid consumers
          • Why do they attend?
          • What do they buy?
          • What is their budget?
    • Food = requires a partner
  • Research and Development
    • Importance of a prototype – DO IT THIS WEEKEND!
      • Twizzler fail example
      • Glow in the dark paint fail example
      • Night before clay burn example
    • Name Flash Drive – easier to find it to save things
    • Please use Chrome browser
      • Check first google Image save in folder
      • Remaining saves automatically go there
    • How to copy and paste a URL into a Word doc
    • How to copy and paste text/images into a Word doc
    • Save-a-thon
  • Logistics, Cost Analysis, and Support Team Agreement

WEEK 2 GOALS

  • Name Game
    • Free association
  • LOGO design
    • Google image search “famous logos”
    • Try to name the company
    • Do you know the tag line?
    • How does the Nike logo make you feel? think of?
    • Google search “thing you are looking for
  • Business Cards
  • Menu Design
    • Business Cards
    • Booth Flyer
    • Business Fair Posters
    • Press Release
    • Campus-wide Email
    • Invitations
  • Day 4: Business Cards
  • Day 5: Fliers
  • Day 6: Posters – pencil mock-ups
  • Day 7:  Posters – ink
  • Day 8: Hang Posters w/ blue tape only

WEEK 3 GOALS

  • Word of Mouth Marketing – split up into groups to hang posters and hand out fliers – use ONLY BLUE TAPE and ONLY POST ON College for Kids Signage and cork Boards!
    • 11:30 class announcement
    • 1:00 class announcements
    • Visits to Offices
      • 3100 – Student Services
        • Academic Counseling
        • Financial Aid
        • CaFE
        • Student Health Center
        • IT
      • 3200 – Library
      • 3300 – Student Success Center
      • Coffee Cart
      • 3400 – Math Lab and Assessment
      • 8100 – Marketing and Foundation
      • 8000- Humans Resources, Payroll, President’s Office, Finance
  • Day 10: Kids in Business Fair
  • Day 11: Debriefing

 

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