Introduction to Business Standard 11: The student will examine career requirements, job responsibility, employment trends, and opportunities for careers in business.
Vocabulary • Business Card – a small card with a person’s name, business affiliation, and contact information • Entrepreneur– a person who has an idea and turns it into a business; a business owner who assumes the risk for a business venture. • Letterhead– a sheet of stationery printed with the business name and address at the top • Logo– a name, symbol, or trademark designed for easy recognition; an iconic representation of a business • Slogan– a catch phrase used to represent a business or product; a motto
Successful Entrepreneurs • Bill Gates -American business magnate, computer programmer and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company, which he co-founded with Paul Allen. • Steve Jobs - an American entrepreneur. He is best known as the co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Jobs also co-founded and served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios; he became a member of the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company in 2006, when Disney acquired Pixar. He was credited in Toy Story (1995) as an executive producer. Jobs oversaw the development of the iMac, iTunes, iPod, iPhone, and iPad
Donald Trump - American business magnate, television personality and author. He is the chairman and president of The Trump Organization and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts. Trump's extravagant lifestyle, outspoken manner and role on the NBC reality show The Apprentice have made him a well-known celebrity who was No. 17 on the 2011 Forbes Celebrity 100 list. • Others?
Business Career Activity • Select one career and research • You will need to include • Career requirements (education needed) • Job responsibilities • Employment trends • Employment opportunities • Use the following website for your research www.bls.gov/OCO
Business Careers Activity • Accountant • Advertising Salespeople • Appraiser • Banker • Bookkeeping Clerk • Business Executive • Computer Operator • Credit Analyst • Customer Service Representative • Financial Analyst • Financial Manager • General Office Manager • Human Resources Manager • Insurance Agent • Loan Officer • Management Analyst • Market Research Analyst • Merchandise Displayer • Payroll Clerk • Public Relations Manager • Real Estate Agent • Retail Salespeople • Sales Manager • Secretary • Tax Preparer • Telemarketer