find out why people do not like sandwich shops in the area

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Workplace Readiness Skills Project
Entrepreneurship Project:
You and your group members will develop a plan to
start up a sandwich shop. Each group will present their
ideas to the class, and we will vote on who has the best
sandwich shop idea. We will then make the signature
sandwich from their shop as a class food lab
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In every CTE course you take here in middle school, and in high school
you are required to learn about/demonstrate the workplace readiness
skills. As you and your group plan your sandwich shop you will learn and
demonstrate how to perform these skills. You will also take a pre-test
and post-test to measure your mastery of the workplace readiness skills.
Which workplace readiness skills do you think will be the most difficult to
understand/demonstrate?
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Task #1- Every student will complete the workplace readiness skills pretest at the following web link. http://www.quia.com/quiz/3959876.html
Completing this pre-test will use the reading/writing, and internet use
and security workplace readiness skills.
Record your pre-test score here: _______
Task #2- It is time for you and your group to begin planning your
sandwich shop business, by deciding on a name and creating a logo. We
will be using several workplace readiness skills for this task including all
seven personal qualities and people skills. We will use speaking and
listening, and time, task, and resource management from the
professional knowledge and skills section. We will also use information
technology and internet use and security from technology knowledge and
skills.
Develop a name for the sandwich shop:
My ideas
Group Ideas
Final Decision
Our business name will be… _____________________________________
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Task #2- After your group decides on a name your group will create a
logo. Ask Ms. Hughes for a copy of the article “How to make a logo”.
Bump-Read the article with your group members. Answer the questions
below. You may create your logo on the computer or by hand after you
answer the questions.
What are the three types of logos?
What will by your sandwich shops one-sentence image and mission
statement?
What are the seven tactics they discuss in the article that may help you
get started when creating a logo?
Use ______or less colors on your logo to minimize printing costs.
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Attach your logo to this page. Either a small print out or copy is fine.
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Task #3- Marketing and Research will be done by your group. You will develop a
survey to find out what people like, do not like, and are what is missing
when it comes to local sandwich shops.
-Please get a set of sample surveys from Ms. Hughes to help you get
started.
-Creating, implementing, and analyzing the survey results will help you to
demonstrate speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills, critical
thinking and problem solving, mathematics, customer service, and jobspecific technologies.
-You can decide how you make your survey. You can use the website
Survey Monkey (username: mhughesstonehill password: teenliving), you
may also use the templates in Microsoft Word, or hand written. If you
know of another way to make a survey please see Ms. Hughes to get
approval.
-You will develop a survey and may use rating scales, yes/no questions,
short answer, or other formats. These types of questions can be seen on
the examples.
-You will need to develop a survey that helps to answer the following
statements…
Your group will need to…
- find out which local sandwich shops people like to eat at.
-find out why people like the sandwich shops in the area
-find out why people do not like sandwich shops in the area
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-find out what types of sandwiches they enjoy the most
-find out what types of sandwiches they enjoy the least
-find out what kind of product or shop they would like to see open in the area
-find out what types of meat, cheese, toppings, bread, and sauces they prefer
-find out what prices they think are reasonable
-find out what kind of side items they prefer
-After you complete your survey please print one copy, and give it to Ms.
Hughes who will make you 20 copies of the survey.
-When your group receives the surveys, you will need to get 15-20 people
to answer your survey questions. This can be fellow students, parents,
friends, other family members, neighbors, or teachers. You will analyze
the results and determine what customers are looking for in this area.
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Survey Analysis: (What did you find out from the survey results?)
Your group will need to…
- find out which local sandwich shops people like to eat at.
-find out why people like the sandwich shops in the area
-find out why people do not like sandwich shops in the area
-find out what types of sandwiches they enjoy the most
-find out what types of sandwiches they enjoy the least
-find out what kind of product or shop they would like to see open in the area
-find out what types of meat, cheese, toppings, bread, and sauces they prefer
-find out what prices they think are reasonable
-find out what kind of side items they prefer
Other survey notes…
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Task #4- Choosing a Signature Sandwich. Now that you have found out
what people want and do not want from a sandwich shop, you will decide
on a signature sandwich. You want your signature sandwich to be
delicious, and be a sandwich that most people can eat. As you are
deciding on a sandwich keep food allergies and other dietary restrictions
in mind. To start, Google search the following sandwich shop websites
and check out their menu to get some ideas for your signature sandwich.
Write down the ideas you like the best below.
Subway, Quiznos, Jimmy Johns, Panera, Jersey Mikes, Panera
This task uses the internet use and security, and creativity workplace
readiness skills.
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Task #5- Next, you and your group members will create a commercial to
advertise and market your signature sandwich, and business as a whole.
In the last task you should have decided on a signature sandwich after
you did some brainstorming from local sandwich shops…What is your
group’s signature sandwich?
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Now you and your group will create a 30 second commercial to advertise
the signature sandwich. You and your group should be creative when
deciding on a commercial theme. All members of your group will need to
be involved in the acting or filming of the commercial. You will need to
video your commercial and submit the video to Ms. Hughes through
email [email protected] You can film the commercial outside of
school, if all group members can attend. We will watch the commercials
in class. The awesomeness of your commercial along with your signature
sandwich will impact which group’s sandwich is chosen to be sold. The
commercial making process helps us to demonstrate many of the
workplace readiness skills including teamwork, self-representation,
creativity and resourcefulness, speaking/listening/reading/writing, job
specific technologies and information technologies.
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Task #6-Next, you and your group will create an employee handbook
filled with rules and regulations that all employees must follow. Your
handbook will have the following headings: Work Ethic, Integrity,
Diversity Awareness, Health and Safety, Uniform, and Technology Use.
You and your group will need to determine five or more guidelines that
you feel are most important to each of these topics. Please see Ms.
Hughes for a handout with the definitions of work ethic, integrity, and
diversity awareness. These definitions should help you in creating your
guidelines for these topics. Please visit the following website to learn
more about OSHA rules and regulations that will help you in determining
your health and safety guidelines.
https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/youth/restaurant/index.html
See Ms. Hughes for a sample employee handbook to help you in
determining your guidelines for uniform and technology use. See Ms.
Hughes for an article about the use of personal technology on the job.
The way you format your employee handbook is up to your group, but
dos need to be electronically made. This activity helps to demonstrate
several of the workplace readiness skills including positive work ethic,
integrity, diversity awareness, self-representation, and health & safety.
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