Thursday, July 22, 2010

Traits of Entrepreneurs/ Features of Entrepreneurship

I& E Class Activity 22 July 2010

Mission 1

Research on one of the following people based on your pair-allocation. Why are they considered Social Entrepreneurs?

* Make a 4-6 slide Keynote Presentation to share with your class in the 2nd hour:

  • Jiale + Stacey: Vinoba Bhave (India): Founder and leader of the Land Gift Movement, he caused the redistribution of more than 7,000,000 acres of land to aid India's untouchables and landless.
  • Niklaus + Seeto + Johanan : Dr. Maria Montessori (Italy): Developed the Montessori approach to early childhood education.
  • Ben + Yuchong: Florence Nightingale (U.K.): Founder of modern nursing, she established the first school for nurses and fought to improve hospital conditions.
  • Min Suk + Cherin: Margaret Sanger (U.S.): Founder of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, she led the movement for family planning efforts around the world.
  • Christopher + Hardy: John Muir (U.S.): Naturalist and conservationist, he established the National Park System and helped found The Sierra Club.


Mission 2

Why are the following ventures considered “Social Entrepreneurship”? Make a printable poster (*2 to 3 A4 Pages) . Deposit your posters in the submit folder. Project them on the screen to share with your class in the 2nd hour.

Junhong + Jonan -

Junwei + Naveena -


Mission 3: Poster Sharing

What is entrepreneurship and what kind of a person qualifies to be one? Extract the main ideas from Bill Green’s Video Sharing:

[A] Rayner + Tim; [B] Siyuan + Preston


Mission 4: * Make a 4-6 slide Keynote Presentation to share with your class in the 2nd hour:

Who are the following businessmen? Why are they also considered entrepreneurs? What do they attribute their success to?

Michelle + Victor

Interview on “Charles and Keith”:

Gwen + Davina

Interview with Mr Harish Nim: