HONORS ECONOMICS UNIT 8
4/27 - 4/30

The APPRENTICE

Apprentice Notes

Apprentice Castlist

MARKETING

Target

Identification

Branding

Offer

MERCHANDISING

Pricing

Product

 Placement

Packaging

LEADERSHIP

Prioritize

Delegate

Communicate

Collaborate

Inspire

WEEK 16
4/27 - 4/30

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

Monday

Lesson 1

Watch: The Apprentice Series 3.12

http://www.crawfordsworld.com/rob/HEC/HECVIDApprentice3/apprentice3logo.jpg

Trump allowed Alex and Chris to draft Bren to help them create the most compelling brochure marketing brochure for GM's newest car, the Pontiac Solstice, as judged by Pontiac executives.  Each team will have access to models, photographers, design studios, and printing facilities. Kendra led Magna, while Chris took charge of Net Worth.

 

Activity: Students should pay attention to assessing and grading the teams on the following using specific examples from the video:

        Marketing

o   Target

o   Identify

o   Brand

o   Offer

        Leadership

o   Prioritizing

o   Delegating

o   Communicating

o   Collaborating

o   Inspiring

Assignment:  Complete the Apprentice Assessment worksheet.

Answers must be In Your Own Words.

This MUST be turned in at the END of class -- any assignment turned after class will be penalized 1 point

Bring Pencil for Video Quiz

*Makeup - to make the quiz up if you are excused absent the day of a video, follow these directions:

1.     Watch appropriate episode of Apprentice online here.

2.     Complete the Apprentice Assessment Worksheet in complete sentences, print out the worksheet, and hand in to Mr. Crawford in room 213.

3.     This MUST be completed before the NEXT Apprentice assignment or it will remain a 0 for assessment purposes. 

Tuesday

Lesson 2

Watch: The Apprentice Series 3.13

http://www.crawfordsworld.com/rob/HEC/HECVIDApprentice3/apprentice3logo.jpg

The teams will design a new product to make office life easier by cleaning up clutter, and then lead a manufacturing team which will produce a prototype for presentation to Staples executives. Craig led the way for Magna while Alex was Project Manager for Net Worth.

Activity: Students should pay particular attention to assessing and grading the teams on the following:

        Merchandising

o   Pricing

o   Product

o   Placement

o   Packaging

        Leadership

o   Prioritizing

o   Delegating

o   Communicating

o   Collaborating

o   Inspiring

Assignment:  Complete the Apprentice Assessment worksheet.

Answers must be In Your Own Words.

This MUST be turned in at the END of class -- any assignment turned after class will be penalized 1 point

Read: Trump on Interviews

Bring Pencil for Video Quiz

*Makeup - to make the quiz up if you are excused absent the day of a video, follow these directions:

1. Watch appropriate episode of
Apprentice online here.
2. Complete the
Apprentice Assessment Worksheet in complete sentences, print out the worksheet, and hand in to Mr. Crawford in room 213.
3. This MUST be completed before the NEXT Apprentice assignment or it will remain a 0 for assessment purposes.
 

Wednesday

Lesson 3

Watch: The Apprentice Series 3.14

http://www.crawfordsworld.com/rob/HEC/HECVIDApprentice3/apprentice3logo.jpg

Alex chose Tana to join him on Net Worth and even up the teams. Each team will work with a well-known pop artist to design a brand-new T-shirt to commemorate 50 years of Hanes T-shirts. The teams will then sell their creations, and the team that makes the most money from  sales will be the winner. Tana was the obvious choice to lead Net Worth while Kendra took charge of Magna. Following the boardroom, the Final Three spent all day in grueling interviews, facing each executive and answering tough questions before the final two candidates were chosen by Trump.

Activity: Students should pay particular attention to assessing and grading the teams on the following:

        Merchandising

o   Pricing

o   Product

o   Placement

o   Packaging

        Leadership

o   Prioritizing

o   Delegating

o   Communicating

o   Collaborating

o   Inspiring

        Interview Skills

o   Prepare

o   Make Connections

o   Be Specific

o   Be Positive

o   Show Respect

Assignment:  Complete the Apprentice Assessment worksheet.

Answers must be In Your Own Words.

This MUST be turned in at the END of class -- any assignment turned after class will be penalized 1 point

Reread: Trump on Leadership

Bring Pencil for Video Quiz

*Makeup - to make the quiz up if you are excused absent the day of a video, follow these directions:

1. Watch appropriate episode of
Apprentice online here.
2. Complete the Apprentice Assessment Worksheet in complete sentences, print out the worksheet, and hand in to Mr. Crawford in room 213.
3. This MUST be completed before the NEXT Apprentice assignment or it will remain a 0 for assessment purposes.
 

Thursday

Lesson 4

Watch: The Apprentice Series 3.15

http://www.crawfordsworld.com/rob/HEC/HECVIDApprentice3/apprentice3logo.jpg

For the last task, Kendra is in charge of coordinating and hosting the huge Best Buy Video Game World Championship tournament at Webster Hall. Tana would run the NYC2012 Athlete Challenge - a VIP sports exhibition at the Chelsea Piers to promote New York City's bid to host the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. Trump told the two candidates that they would each get a few employees, and right on cue six fired candidates walked in. Kendra, the only remaining Book Smarts candidate, got three people from the original Book Smarts team: Michael, Danny and Erin. Tana, the only remaining Street Smarts candidate, got three people from the original Street Smarts team: Brian, Chris and Kristen. The winner of the task would become The Apprentice.

Activity: Students should pay particular attention to assessing and grading the two candidates on the following:

        Leadership

o   Prioritizing

o   Delegating

o   Communicating

o   Collaborating

o   Inspiring

Assignment:  Complete the Apprentice Assessment worksheet.

Answers must be In Your Own Words.

This MUST be turned in at the END of class -- any assignment turned after class will be penalized 1 point

Bring Pencil for Video Quiz

*Makeup - to make the quiz up if you are excused absent the day of a video, follow these directions:

1. Watch appropriate episode of
Apprentice online here.
2. Complete the Apprentice Assessment Worksheet in complete sentences, print out the worksheet, and hand in to Mr. Crawford in room 213.
3. This MUST be completed before the NEXT Apprentice assignment or it will remain a 0 for assessment purposes.