Business Basics【Northwestern University CTD】Age 7-9 小小創業家
Learn to use critical and computational thinking to understand key aspects of small business ownership, including satisfying their customers, the role of banks and how to calculate costs and revenues.
(1 Learning point = 1 USD)
Northwestern University CTD Program
CTD official certificate will be issued
Experienced teachers from United State
Interactive and engaging learning environment
Deadline: 20 July, 2021
Encourage students to express ideas
Develop critical thinking skills
Practical business skills
Encourage creativity and innovation
Licensed Educator and Entrepreneur for 21st Century Life and Career Skills
Karley Sessoms is a Licensed Educator for the District of Columbia Public Schools and an Entrepreneur who owns and operates 21st Century Life & Career Skills educational enrichment companies. Ms. Sessoms has experience working in the private, public, university and k-12 settings with over 10 years of business and management executive experience, and 5 years of start-up experience. Ms. Sessoms also has over 5 years classroom teaching experience and is a certified teacher of English Language Learners (ELL.)
Ms. Sessoms is passionate about education and believes that a child’s inquisitive and entrepreneurial instinct should be fostered early and often through opportunities that expand their imaginations. During her entrepreneurial journey, she has started companies that both emphasize entrepreneurship development and science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) initiatives. Ms. Sessoms believes in equity and access, reaching all students and encouraging exceptional learners.
Ms. Sessoms spent 5 years serving as the Deputy Principal Assistant to the Cabinet Secretary for the Delaware State Economic Development Office. During her tenure, she was responsible for leading the effort for the state’s first Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, managing all small business and entrepreneurship development programs, and served as the primary liaison for all public-private economic development initiatives.
Ms. Sessoms earned a master’s degree in Public Policy & Administration from the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, with a minor in Business Administration from Ohio University.
Small business owners must know their products, their customers and their balance sheets. Early entrepreneurs get in on the ground floor of learning about business ownership in this introductory course. Students use critical and computational thinking to understand key aspects of small business ownership, including satisfying their customers, the role of banks and how to calculate costs and revenues.
Role of banks and money
Understand balance sheets / cost / revenues / profits
Learner Level Prerequisites / Time Expectation / Class Tool
Teaching Materials Provided
within CTD ePortal during the courses
Creativity / Innovation