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|#15810/0405 ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS (4 Programs)|
Accounting is the backbone of business and how a company’s financial success or failure is measured. This series - a blend of essential facts, real-world examples, and insightful commentary by accountancy professionals and business owners and managers - provides an indispensable overview of the fundamentals of accounting. Ideal for business students and budding entrepreneurs alike. Four 30-minute programs: ACCOUNTING BASICS AND DEFINITIONS: Accounting Fundamentals MATCHING CONCEPT AND ACCOUNTING CYCLE: Accounting Fundamentals MANAGING INVENTORY: Accounting Fundamentals MANAGING ASSETS AND PAYROLL: Accounting Fundamentals
|#14560/0697 BIZ KIDS (26 Programs)|
*WINNER! *National Emmy Award and Nominated for 7 National Emmy Awards *Silver Telly Award - Winner Herb Wegner Award for Outstanding Program From the producers of BILL NYE, THE SCIENCE GUY comes Biz Kid$, Fast paced and fun, Biz Kid$ is a series that teaches kids about managing money and entrepreneurship. Each episode features compelling real-life stories about young business owners and philanthropists and reinforces the importance of budgeting, saving, and giving back to the community. *Each of the series' 26 programs approximately 28 minutes. All are Closed Captioned and include Guides. Detailed descriptions of all programs are available. 1 - What Is a Biz Kid? 2 - What Is Money? 3 - How Do You Get Money? 4 - What Can You Do with Money? 5 - Money Moves 6 - Taking Charge of Your Financial Future 7 - A Biz: What Is It? 8 - How to Succeed in Biz-Ness by Really Trying! 9 - Cash and Credit 10 - How to Achieve Your Financial Goals 11 - Don't Blow Your Dough 12 - Introducing Entrepreneurs 13 - The Biz Kids Challenge 14 - How to Be a Smart Consumer 15 - Using Your Credit-Crazy or Compelling? 16 - Budgeting Basics 17 - Understanding Business Ethics 18 - Saving and Investing for Your Future 19 - A Closer Look at Careers 20 - The Global Economy 21 - Bulls, Bears, and Financial Markets 22 - Sell, Sell, Sell (The Science of Sales) 23 - Understanding Income and Expenses 24 - Building and Growing a Business 25 - Understanding Your Paycheck 26 - Social Entrepreneurs ***Each program is available for purchase separately.
|#15990/0697 BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS ONLINE (Biz Kids)|
In today’s world, great tools are available for you to build a business on line. The Biz Kids investigate the advantages and potential pitfalls in Internet businesses. Hear about the success of a young graphic designer, a nine-year-old who sells bath salts, and two teens who built a social networking site - all who built their businesses online. *Closed Captioned. *This program is part of the BIZ KIDS SERIES
|#15495/0635 CREATING MOBILE APPS (2 Programs)|
With the app market in boom mode, entrepreneurs around the world have poured their energy and resources into app development. What does it take to stake a claim in this high-tech gold rush? What tools and techniques are most likely to produce a winner? This two-part series - MOBILE APP RESEARCH AND PLANNING and MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT AND DEPLOYMENT - answers those questions, going inside the world of app creation - from the eureka moment that inspires a new project through various stages of content and interface development to the final phases of deploying and promoting the app. Weighing platform options, ensuring ease of navigation, and integrating social media are all important topics of discussion, and both episodes feature detailed interviews with experts who specialize in app development.
|#15221/0635 CROCODILE IN THE YANGTZE: Inside a Chinese Internet Juggernaut|
Starting out as an English teacher and small-scale website builder, Jack Ma became China’s first Internet entrepreneur, gradually assembling the Alibaba Group - a digital empire that faced off against eBay and won.
|#15875/0635 CROWDFUNDING AND GRANTS (2 Programs)|
Lots of people have great ideas and enthusiasm for projects that will make the world a better place, help their community, or advance their own goals, but few know how to take their great idea and turn it into a reality. This two-part series explores two popular fundraising methods - grant writing and crowdfunding - and breaks down the two most essential parts of the process: crafting a persuasive argument for why your project is worth funding, and putting together a solid budget for how much the project will cost. There are two programs in the series also available individually: DEVELOPING A PERSUASIVE PROPOSAL 20 minutes REACHING YOUR FINANCIAL GOAL 18 minutes
|#14519/2047 ENTERPRISE CASE STUDIES III: Starting Up|
People start enterprises for many different reasons - to make money, to give themselves interesting jobs, maybe even to make the world a better place. But they all have to find a way to get going - and starting up is never easy. Three case studies: an Internet Business; a Tea Room; and, a Fitness Business.
|#16059/1290 ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Be Your Own Boss|
*It is said that entrepreneurs are ordinary people who achieve extraordinary things. How do entrepreneurs succeed in following their dreams, while making them profitable? Discover the struggles and successes of four different business owners in this program. Featuring interviews of a baker, videographer, children’s clothing designer, and president of a charitable running event company, the entrepreneurs share their experiences running their own businesses.Grades 6 to A
|#16020/1047 FROM NOTHING, SOMETHING: The Creative Process|
FROM NOTHING, SOMETHING profiles creative thinkers across a variety of disciplines and finds common methods, habits and neuroses that lead to breakthrough ideas. This is a thoughtful, intimate, often funny look at the creative process - straight from the brains of some of our culture's most inspiring and accomplished talents.
|#15988/0697 IT'S A JOB TO GET A JOB!|
It’s a job getting a job and Biz Kid$ is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. Get the inside scoop on what employers look for from a young entrepreneur who manages over 200 employees. *Closed Captioned. *This program is from the BIZ KIDS SERIES
|#10128/0635 KEYS TO SUCCESS IN BUSINESS|
For the most part starting and running a business requires both planning and discipline. Viewers learn about business plans as well as the basics behind good customer service. They are also told that success often comes in measured amounts which is where patience and self discipline are needed. Hear it straight from the horse's mouth through interviews with young people who have become entrepreneurs.
|#15984/0697 MARKETING MIX (Biz Kids)|
Now that you’ve decided to start a business, how will you market it? Let the Biz Kids help you understand the four P’s of marketing: product, price, place and promotion. Learn how "Exclusive Cuts" barber services, "Wow, Take a Bow" dog grooming, and other businesses use unique methods to market their products and services. ***From BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY, this program is from the BIZ KIDS SERIES that teach kids financial literacy. All programs in this series are complemented by a resource rich website, lesson plans, outreach activities, and a monthly electronic newsletter. All programs are also Closed Captioned.
|#15985/0697 SCAM-A-RAMA (Biz Kids)|
It's a complicated world and there are many ways you can be taken advantage of or cheated. Learn how to recognize a scam, and how to protect yourself from identity theft, online fraud, pyramid schemes, and more. Meet two aspiring models, a ballet dancer, and young filmmaker, who were all victims of a scam. ***From BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY, this program is from the BIZ KIDS SERIES that teach kids financial literacy. All programs in this series are complemented by a resource rich website, lesson plans, outreach activities, and a monthly electronic newsletter. All programs are also Closed Captioned.
|#14760/0635 STARTUP EXPERIENCE - THE (25 Programs)|
What’s the best way to succeed with a new startup? Learn what works - and what doesn’t - from someone who has already succeeded in your new line of work. Over the course of this series, entrepreneurship expert Dr. Tom Duening talks with dozens of successful businesspeople, digging deep into their startup experiences. The insightful business lessons these entrepreneurs share and the tips and secrets they reveal can help viewers save big money and avoid mistakes that might otherwise trip them up.
|#13856/1725 TEN9EIGHT: Shoot for the Moon|
See the power of teaching entrepreneurship and keep at-risk kids in school as they compete in a nationwide business plan competition. Use this program to show them that they can build a brighter future. This Educator's Edition provides a business plan template and discussion guides for businesses; schools and colleges; high schools and middle schools; and corporate diversity training programs.
|#15987/0697 THREE MINUTES TO CHANGE THE WORLD (Biz Kids)|
This program follows four young entrepreneurs as they compete in an international contest to change the world. Sharing their lives, passions, joys and hardships, these semi-finalists from the United States, CANADA, India and Singapore must present their business ideas to some of the world’s most influential technology leaders - in just 180 seconds! *Closed Captioned. *Part of the BIZ KIDS SERIES
|#15989/0697 WORLD IS A RISKY PLACE (THE) Biz Kids|
Taking risks in life is important, but you want to be smart about those risks. Learn about liability, contracts, and insurance, and how having these in place can protect your business, your assets, and yourself. Meet two young tennis coaches who protect themselves with contracts, and the owner of Small Town Skateshop who keeps his business insured. *Closed Captioned. *This program is part of the BIZ KIDS SERIES
|#14120/0635 YOU'RE THE BOSS! Starting and Running Your Own Business (5 Programs)
This 5 part series demonstrates the steps that will lead those with entrepreneurial aspirations in the direction to the development of an enterprise with some chance of success. There are five 25 to 30-minute programs in the series. Detailed descriptions of each program are available: PLANNING YOUR BUSINESS: Research, Goals, and Business Plans STARTING YOUR BUSINESS: Financing, Branding, and Regulations FINDING YOUR CUSTOMERS: Marketing and Advertising Your Business MANAGING YOUR BUSINESS: Prices, Finances, and Staffing LOOKING AHEAD: Exiting Your Business
|#13935/0425 YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS: Be Your Own Boss|
Recent polls show that almost 60% of teenagers say they would like to own their own business. And big international corporations have done little or nothing to raise either quality or quantity of jobs over the last few decades. So what’s the future job situation for young people?! This video examines and explains the success stories of some very real junior achievers.Grades 7 to 12
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