Standards, Topics, and Outcomes

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Entrepreneur

With over 160 activities, topics, and outcomes covered, GoVenture Small Business makes it quick and easy to deliver curriculum-matched outcomes in a way that is problem-based, cross-curriculum, thematic, and holistic.

Business Basics

Businesses and Products
Stores and Resellers
Customers and Consumers
Business Creation
Profit Versus Not-For-Profit
Business, Company, and Corporation

Management and Entrepreneurship

Managing a Business
Entrepreneurship
Why Entrepreneurship?
Who Can Be an Entrepreneur?
Success in Entrepreneurship
Evaluating Success
Managing Risk
Upside and Downside
Experience and Decision Making

Ownership

Business Ownership
Buying Ownership in a Business
Private Versus Public Company

 

Startup

The Idea
Business Model
Mission, Vision, and Values
Business Name
Logo
Legal Structure
Seed Financing
Sources of Financing
Due Diligence
Confidentiality
Business Location
Site Selection
Equipment Selection
Permits and Licenses
Intellectual Property
Business Advisors

Business Plan

Overview
Purpose
Format
Key Topics

 

Market Demand

Marketing
Market Demand
Potential Revenue
Competition
Product Differentiation

Pricing and Profit

Pricing and Profit
Price
Gross and Net Profit
Calculating Costs
Cost-Plus and Market Pricing
Selling Price Versus Retail Price
Price Expectation

Consumer Profiles

Consumer Needs
Demographics and Psychographics

4 Ps of Marketing
Consumer Psychographics
Consumer Groups
Targeting Consumer Groups
Price is Always a Concern
Market Size
Market Data

 

Strategy

Strategy
The 4 Steps
Business Strategy Tips

 

Inventory Management

Inventory
Producing Too Few Units
Producing Too Many Products
Forecasting

Sales and Marketing

Sales Versus Marketing
Market
Customer Types
Sales Methods
Promotion
Brand
Territories
Inventory Distribution
Currency
Advertising

Human Resources

Employees
Hiring
Managing
Hiring and Severance Costs
Salary and Benefits
Employee Morale
Productivity
Turnover

Ethics

Business Ethics

Financing

Business Financing
Debt Financing
Applying for a Loan
Loan Example
Equity Financing
Equity Example
Share Price
Earnings Per Share
Dilution
Profit
Sources of Financing

Accounting

Business Accounting
Double-Entry Bookkeeping
Accounts
Debits and Credits
Cash Versus Accrual Accounting
Accounts Payable & Receivable
Buying and Selling Products
Order Form
Purchase Order
Bill and Invoice
Receipt
Financial Statements
General Ledger
Accounting Standards

Currency

Global Currencies
Exchange Rate
Impact of Exchange Rates
Reducing Risk

Cash Flow and Budget

Importance of Cash
Cash Flow
Cash Flow Statement
Budget and Cash
Over and Under Spending

Income Statement

Financial Statements
Revenue and Expenses
Net Profit and Gross Profit
COGS and COS
Other Income
Period
Retained Earnings
Relationship to Balance Sheet
Sample Income Statement

Balance Sheet

Financial Statements
Assets and Liabilities
Business Value
Equity
Increasing Equity
Balance
Dividends and Retained Earnings
Period
Sample Balance Sheet

Math Concepts

Whole Numbers
Decimal Numbers
Adding
Subtracting
Multiplying
Dividing
Fractions
Percentages
Charts and Graphs
Reporting

Career and Life Skills

Decision Making
Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Creative Thinking
Organization
Planning
Time Management
Stress Management
Risk Management
Team Building
Leadership
Self-Esteem
Entrepreneurial Thinking
Role as an employee
Role as a manager
Self Analysis

 

CEO

With over 100 activities, topics, and outcomes covered, GoVenture CEO makes it quick and easy to deliver curriculum-matched outcomes in a way that is problem-based, cross-curriculum, thematic, and holistic.

Startup

Business Name
Logo Selection

Product Management

Product R&D
Product Innovation
Product Packaging
Product Manufacturing
Inventory Management
Inventory Ordering
Inventory Forecasting
Inventory Carrying Costs
Inventory Loss
Cost of Goods
Product Pricing
Reseller Discounts
Transportation

Marketing and Sales

Marketing Strategy Planning
Market Research
Product Differentiation
Sales Promotion
Product Line and Brand Advertising
Price Discount Advertising
Advertising Mix
Territory Management
Brand Equity
Sales Forecasting
Event Effects
Consumer Behavior
Customer Psychographics
Competitor Analysis
Market Share Analysis

 

Operations

Business Management
Human Resources
HR Benefits

Human Resources

Employee Hiring
Employee Salaries
Scheduling (Daily)

Financial Literacy

Personal Responsibility
Financial Evaluation
Spending and Saving
Risk-Reward
Return on Investment
Keeping Financial Records
Debt
Equity

Accounting and Finance

Cash Flow Management
Budgeting
Reseller Discounts
Profitability Analysis
Income Statement
Balance Sheet
Financial Analysis
Stock Market Capitalization
Earnings Per Share
Loans
Loan Principal
Interest Rate
Amortization Earnings

Human Resources

Salary
Benefits (27)
Benefits Survey
Productivity
Morale
Turnover
Turnover Costs
Training
Hiring
Firing
Right-sizing
Severance

Economics Concepts

Scarcity
Marginal Cost-Benefit
Allocation of Goods
Supply and Demand
Role of Incentives
Gain from Trade
Specialization and Trade
Markets – Price and Quantity
Role of Price
Role of Competition
Role of Economic Institutions
Role of Money
Role of Interest Rates
Role of Investment
Role of Resources
Profit and the Entrepreneur
Productivity
Division of Labor
Opportunity Cost
Growth
Sustainability
Macroeconomy

Law and Ethics

Business Ownership
Workplace Ethics
Ethical Business

Math Concepts

Whole Numbers
Decimal Numbers
Adding
Subtracting
Multiplying
Dividing
Fractions
Percentages
Charts and Graphs
Reporting

Career and Life Skills

Decision Making
Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Creative Thinking
Organization
Planning
Risk Management
Team Building
Leadership
Self-Esteem
Entrepreneurial Thinking
Role as an employee
Role as a manager
Self Analysis

Additional Topics

The Simulation Manager can create events to occur in the simulation. Events are completely customizable and can cover any number of topics desired.

 

Entrepreneur Board Game

With over 150 activities, topics, and outcomes covered, the GoVenture Entrepreneur Board Game makes it quick and easy to deliver curriculum-matched outcomes in a way that is problem-based, cross-curriculum, thematic, and holistic.

Product Management

Product Quality
Product Brand
Inventory Management
Inventory Purchase
Inventory Forecasting
Inventory Loss
Cost of Goods
Product Pricing

Facilities

Site Rent

Marketing and Sales

Product Differentiation
Brand Investment
Sales Forecasting
News and Event Effects
Competitor Analysis
Market Share Analysis
Consumer Behavior
Customer Psychographics

Human Resources

Productivity
Payroll

Operations

Business Management
Customer Service

Communication

NegotiatingTeamwork
Group Interaction

Accounting and Finance

Cash Flow Management
Budgeting
Accounts Receivable
Accounts Payable
Payroll
Profitability Analysis
Income Statement
Balance Sheet
General Journal
General Ledger
Financial Analysis
Debt Financing and Servicing
Equity Financing
Taxes

Accounting Accounts

Assets
Cash
Other Income
Inventory

Liabilities
Loans

Equity
Stock

Revenue
Sales
Cost of Goods

Expenses

Rent
Payroll
Marketing
Quality
Interest
Taxes
Other

Accounting Transactions

Loan Payment (Principal and Interest)Payroll
Marketing Investments
Quality Investments
Inventory Purchase
Inventory Write-off
Sales (Cash, Revenue, Cost of Goods, Inventory)
Misc Events

Financial Literacy

Financial Evaluation
Spending and Saving
Employment Income
Time Value of Money
Risk-Reward
Return on Investment
Keeping Financial Records
Debt
Equity
Investing
Taxes

Economics Concepts

Scarcity
Marginal Cost-Benefit
Allocation of Goods
Supply and Demand
Role of Incentives
Gain from Trade
Specialization and Trade
Markets – Price and Quantity
Role of Price
Role of Competition
Role of Economic Institutions
Role of Money
Role of Interest Rates
Role of Investment
Role of Resources
Profit and the Entrepreneur
Productivity
Division of Labor
Opportunity Cost
Growth
Sustainability
Prime Interest Rate

Law and Ethics

Property
Business Ownership
Contract Law
Sales and Consumer Law
Bankruptcy and Liability

Math Concepts

Whole Numbers
Decimal Numbers
Adding
Subtracting
Multiplying
Dividing
Fractions
Percentages
Reporting

Career and Life Skills

Decision Making
Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Creative Thinking
Organization
Planning
Family Commitments
Risk Management
Team Building
Leadership
Self-Esteem
Entrepreneurial Thinking
Role as an employee
Role as a manager
Self Analysis

Topics covered in the Experiencing Entrepreneurship subject guide

Being An Entrepreneur
Starting Your Business
Running Your Business
GoVenture Discovery Center
Evaluating GoVenture

Learning Guides and Activities included in the Entrepreneurship Education Bundle

Your Personal Profile
Selecting a Business
Writing a Business Plan
Financing a Business
Naming a Business
Selecting a Logo
Selecting a Legal Structure
Selecting a Location
Selecting a Site
Selecting Equipment
Getting Permits and Licenses
Advertising
Hiring Employees
Printing Business Cards

 

Life & Money

With nearly 300 activities, topics, and outcomes covered, GoVenture Life & Money makes it quick and easy to deliver curriculum-matched outcomes in a way that is problem-based, cross-curriculum, thematic, and holistic.

Life Planning

Education
Career
Family
Home
Car
Retirement
Vacation
Money

Personal Profile

Financial Objectives
Risk Profile
Lifestyle Preferences

Living Life

Receive Employment Income
Get Married or Divorced
Have/Adopt Children
Continue Education and Training
Take a Vacation
Retire
Buy Assets
Pay Bills
Choose Payment Methods
Manage Credit and Debt
Save and Invest
Manage Cash Flow
Manage Net Worth
Change JobsReact to Random Events

Banking

Savings Account
Checking Account
Deposits
Withdrawals
Pay Bills
Setup Automatic Payments
Payment History

Assets

Buy
Sell
Price
Taxes
Inflation
Market Value

Liabilities

Make Payments
Category
Principal
Unpaid Balance
Amortization Schedule

Loan

Apply for Bank Loan
Principal
Interest Rate
Amortization Period

Credit Card

Issuer
Service Fees
Credit Limit
Credit Rating
Interest Rate
Current Balance
Minimum Payment
Past Due

Taxes

Sales Taxes
Payroll Taxes
Real Estate Taxes
Income Taxes
Employment Withholdings
File Tax Return

Net Worth

Cash
Assets
Current Market Value
Liabilities
Balance
Interest Rate
Payments

Income

Job Income
Investment Income
Wages
Pay Period
Employment Withholdings

Expenses

Housing
Rent
Own

Transportation

Gas
Maintenance
Insurance
Parking
Bicycle
Car Pool
Public Transportation

Accounting and Finance

Cash Flow Management
Budgeting
Profitability Analysis
Financial Analysis
Raise Money – Bank Debt

Living & Family

Food
Clothing
Personal Care
Healthcare​

Communication & Education

Landline Telephone
Mobile Telephone
Cable, Satellite, Internet
Education​

Recreation & Entertainment

Exercise and Sports
Entertainment
Hobbies​

Other Expense

Insurance
Donations
Other​

Investing

Portfolio Management
Portfolio Value
Diversification
Net Worth
Gain and Loss
Return on Investment
Book Value
Market Value
Capital Gain
Broker Fees
Raise Money – Bank Debt
Loan Principal
Loan Interest
Amortization Period
Random Investing Comparison
Strategic Investing Comparison​

Economic Indicators

Economic News and Events
Economic Growth
Inflation
Consumer Price Index
Unemployment
Prime Interest Rate​

Stocks

Stock Market
Buying Stocks
Selling Stocks
Stock Symbols
Stock Ticker
Stock Price High, Low, Close
Stock Evaluation
Shares Issued and Outstanding
Market Capitalization
Evaluation of News, Events, Rumors
Market Index
Market Performance
Long Selling​

Bonds

Bond Market
Buying Bonds
Selling Bonds
Bond Ratings
Coupon Rate
Maturity
Yield to Maturity
Ask Price
Bid Price​

Mutual Funds

Buying Mutual Funds
Selling Mutual Funds
Mutual Fund Price
Mutual Fund Performance
Treasury Fund
Bond Fund
Blend Fund
Stock Index Fund
Growth Fund​

Real Estate

Buying Real Estate
Selling Real Estate
Types of Real Estate
Zoning
Asking Price
Closing Costs
Rental Income
Market Value​

Precious Metals

Buying Gold
Selling Gold
Gold Price High, Low, Close
Ounces/Weight​

Gambling on the Lottery

Buy Scratch Ticket
Buy Super Jackpot
Prizes
Odds of Winning​

Financial Literacy

Personal Responsibility
Financial Evaluation
Spending and Saving
Employment Income
Time Value of Money
Risk-Reward
Return on Investment
Keeping Financial Records
Payment Methods
Credit
Credit Rating
Debt
Equity
Investing
Taxes
Regulation​

Economics Concepts

Scarcity
Marginal Cost-Benefit
Allocation of Goods
Supply and Demand
Role of Incentives
Gain from Trade
Specialization and Trade
Markets – Price and Quantity
Role of Price
Role of Competition
Role of Economic Institutions
Role of Money
Role of Interest RatesRole of Investment
Role of Resources
Profit and the Entrepreneur
Productivity
Division of Labor
Opportunity Cost
Growth
Sustainability
Role of Government
Macroeconomy
Economic Growth
Unemployment
Consumer Price Index
Inflation
Prime Interest Rate
Monetary and Fiscal Policy​

Law and Ethics

Property
Business Ownership
Contract Law
Sales and Consumer Law
Bankruptcy and Liability​

Math Concepts

Whole Numbers
Decimal Numbers
Adding
Subtracting
Multiplying
Dividing
Fractions
Percentages
Charts and Graphs
Reporting​

Career and Life Skills

Decision Making
Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Creative Thinking
Organization
Planning
Family Commitments
Time Management
Stress Management
Risk Management
Leadership
Self-Esteem
Entrepreneurial Thinking
Self Analysis​

Topics covered in the Experiencing Personal Finance subject guide

Your Personal Finances
Your Assets
Your Liabilities
Managing Your Assets and Liabilities
Key Investment Concepts
Making Your Money Grow
The Investment Timetable
Calculating the Return on Investment
Bank Accounts
Money Market Instruments
Bonds
Stocks
Mutual Funds
Other Equity Investments
Annuities and Types of Life Insurance
Credit and Loans
Taxes​

Learning Guides and Activities included in the Personal Finance Education Bundle

Personal Finance Terms
Managing Your Assets and Liabilities
Your Net Worth
Planning Your Future
Your Cash Flow
Managing Your Portfolio

Personal Finance Card Game

With over 80 activities, topics, and outcomes covered, the GoVenture Personal Finance Card Game makes it quick and easy to deliver curriculum-matched outcomes.

Activities

Question and Answer
Drawing
Anagrams
Charades
Word Puzzles
Truth or Bluff​

Terms and Topics

Consumer Protection
Bait and Switch
Total Cost of Purchase
Lease Payments
Stock Market Value

Banking
Interest

Credit
Credit Rating
Bad Debt
Insolvent
Bankruptcy

Economics
Inflation
Deflation
Price Stability
Exchange Rate
Consumer Price Index
Reserve Discount Rate

Liabilities
Creditors
Debtors
Interest
Prime Rate
Mortgage
Collateral

Insurance
Risk
Deductible
Beneficiary
Deposit Insurance

Finance
Assets
Liabilities
Bi-Weekly
Education
Healthcare
Cash Flow
Equity
Tax
Lottery
Return on Investment
Simple Rate of Return
Compound Rate of Return
Compound Interest
Low Risk Low Return
High Risk High Return

Investing

Risk
Opportunity Cost
Interest Income
Dividends
Capital Gain
Capital Loss
Annuity
Rate of Return
Liquidity
LoadStock
Stock Option
Warrant
Blue Chip
Bonds
Bond Coupon Rate
Bond Yield
Junk Bond
Gold
Portfolio

Math

Interest Payments
Rate of Return
Net Worth
Rule of 70
Stock Ownership
Exchange Rate
Payment Schedule

 
 

Health

GoVenture Health aligns with the US National Health Education Standards  (Adobe PDF, 81KB)
and it delivers most of the learning outcomes and life-skill expectations found in Canadian provincial health education curricula  (Adobe PDF, 147KB)

Body Systems

Cells and DNA
Cardiovascular System
Digestive System
Endocrine System
Immune System
Integumentary System
Muscular System
Nervous System
Reproductive System
Respiratory System
Skeletal System
Urinary System
The Senses

Title

Healthy Relationships
Bullying
Abusive Relationships

Title

Tobacco
Alcohol
Drugs
Gambling

Mental and
Emotional Health

Self-Esteem
Stress
Depression
Eating Disorders
Suicide

Personal Care

Fitness and Exercise
Personal Hygiene
Dental Health
Sleep
Nutrition
Acne

Environmental Health

Safe Drinking Water
Food Safety
Waste Management
Environmental Pollution

Community Health

Public Health
Health Careers
Understanding Media
Advertising
Health Information

Disease and
Chronic Illness

Chronic Disease
Infectious Disease
Allergies
Sexually Transmitted
Disease
HIV and AIDS
Cancer
Diabetes
Alzheimer Disease

Human Development

Personality and Emotions

Adolescence
Physical Disabilities
Learning Disabilities
Teen Pregnancy and Parenthood

Injury Prevention and Safety

Self-Defense
Violence Prevention
First Aid
Workplace Safety
Motor Vehicle Safety
Internet Safety