Group Member Names: Date Block Teen Living 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 Group Member Names: Date Block 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? Group Answer: Group Member Names: Date Block 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… _____________________________________ Group Member Names: Date Block 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. Group Member Names: Date Attach your logo to this page. Either a small print out or copy is fine. Block Group Member Names: Date Block 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 Group Member Names: Date Block -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. Group Member Names: Date 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… Block Group Member Names: Date Block 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. Group Member Names: Date Block 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? ____________________________________________________________ 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. Group Member Names: Date Block 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.