Subjects: Entrepreneurship, HASS (Economics and Business).
Year Levels: 5 and 6.
Topics: Enterprise learning.
Teaching Time: 60 mins.
Lesson five of five. Students will share ideas for their social enterprise before completing a SWOT analysis of each idea. Once the students have settled on their social enterprise idea, they will create a business plan and begin their social enterprise journey in earnest!
- Students will generate ideas for their social enterprise
- Students will perform SWOT analyses of their enterprise ideas
- Students create a business plan for their social enterprise.
21st century skills:
Australian Curriculum Mapping
This unit of lessons is intended to focus on many of the General Capabilities of the curriculum. There are many elements of the curriculum that can be overlaid into these lessons with minor modifications on the part of the teacher. For a full breakdown of the General Capabilities used and the curriculum links that can be drawn into each lesson, click here.
This lesson is part of the wider unit of work Creating a Social Enterprise.
Time required: 75+ mins. See Teacher Content Information in the lesson for more information.
Level of teacher scaffolding: Medium – facilitate class discussion.
- Business Plan Worksheet (one per group)
- Device capable of presenting a video to the class
- Example Business Plan 1
- Example Business Plan 2
- SWOT Analysis Worksheet (one per student).
Keywords: entrepreneurship, social enterprise, social entrepreneur, social entrepreneurship, social issues, business, entrepreneurship education, Social Enterprise Schools, Social Enterprise Academy, teamwork, group work, team, leadership, business, business plan, SWOT analysis
Cool Australia’s curriculum team continually reviews and refines our resources to be in line with changes to the Australian Curriculum.
Cool would like to thank Social Enterprise Academy for supporting the development of these lessons.