Year 5: Tuesday 2nd June – Entrepreneur Week: Task 1 ‘Think it & Research it’

Warning: If you have not read the Entrepreneur Week expectations blog. Then stop right now! Click the link below and read the below first, before you carry on any further!

Year 5, your goal by the end of the week is to design, create and test a garden game, which should be playable according to social distancing rules.

This project week will be broken down into various categories over the course of the week. Today you will be thinking about the following!

  • Tuesday: ‘Think it’ – Start to think and gather ideas of an Entrepreneur in your head, what they do? How they think? and getting into an Entrepreneur’s mindset. Also, start to think about ideas about ‘what makes a good garden game?’

  • Tuesday: ‘Research it’ – Researching about different garden games and getting an idea of the ‘games market’ – what is a popular garden game? What is social distancing?

Task 1:

Use computer skills to research about an Entrepreneur to understand what one is and why they are important.

Please watch Mr Inman’s excellent video on how to research different Entrepreneurs

Create a research poster, fact file or picture board about one of the following sports Entrepreneurs, who have been influential with games and sports in different ways:

  • Karen Brady
  • Kobe Bryant
  • Venus Williams
  • Tony Hawk

Your task is to create a colourful and detailed poster about:

Who that person is? Why are they important? How are they an Entrepreneur? What did they do to become an Entrepreneur?

As well as this, you will need to consider and answer the following questions on your poster, in detail and full sententces:

What is an Entrepreneur?

What is a sports Entrepreneur?

What skills do Entrepreneurs need to be successful?

What Broad Heath values does a successful Entrepreneur need to display?

Add lots of colourful pictures, diagrams and symbols that represent what an Entrepreneur is (Use google images to support)

For example, if I wanted to draw symbols that related to football, I may draw a team badge, a ball, a goal, a stadium, grass etc! All of these are symbols of football! See if you can do the same for an Entrepreneur!

Remember make it bold, colourful, big and stand out! Use a big sheet of paper if you can! We want to see work that is FANTASTIC and you have put a lot of effort and time in to! Below are some random poster examples, use them as inspiration to get started!

Once completed send to:

83 thoughts on “Year 5: Tuesday 2nd June – Entrepreneur Week: Task 1 ‘Think it & Research it’

  1. I am doing a poster on Kobe bean Bryant.
    Kobe Bean Bryant is an American retired Basketball player and buisnessman. Mr Bryant is a co-founder and a General partner of Bryant stibel, a $ 100 million venture – capital fund partnership with Jeff Stibel.
    I think Broad Heath values to be a successful entrepreneur would be
    Organizing skills

  2. Tony hawk is an American professional skateboarder and stuntsman. He owns the skateboard company birdhouse. In his 17 year career he won 70 skateboarding contests. Tony Hawk completed the first documented 900 and licensed a video game published by Activision.

  3. I think Kobe Bryant because he plays basketball and is really good so people can learn from him also he was investing in popular companys such as Dell and epic games upsetingly, he passed away😭

    • Hanif think of our school values.

      School values: teamwork, honesty, kindness, empathy, resilience, tenacity, brilliance, knowledge, communication, imagination and individuality.
      Which of our school values does a successful entrepreneur need?

  4. I have completed the task. I researched Venus Williams.
    Fact her full name is Venus Ebony Starr Williams. Venus Ebony Starr Williams V Starr Interior is named after herself.😊=)

  5. What is an entrepreneur?
    An entrepreneur is an individual who creates a new business, bearing most of the risks and enjoying most of the rewards. … Entrepreneurs who prove to be successful in taking on the risks of a startup are rewarded with profits, fame, and continued growth opportunities.

    What is a sports entrepreneur?
    Sports entrepreneurs can therefore be defined as people who are innovative, proactive and risk taking in the sports field by developing an entrepreneurial venture. These entrepreneurs can be experienced in a specific industry (Klepper, 2001) or in a niche area such as sport

    What skills do Entrepreneurs need to be successful?

    Ambition. It is easy to give up when the going gets tough, but the most successful entrepreneurs persist because of their ambitious nature
    Willingness to Learn
    Assertiveness and Confidence
    Courage and Risk Taking

    What Broad Heath values does a successful Entrepreneur need to display?
    Respect, willingness to learn ,Creativity and Confidence

    My research on Kobe bryants entrepreneur life:

    Born: August 23, 1978, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States;

    Died: January 26, 2020 (age 41), Calabasas, California;

    Position: Co-Founder, General Partner;

    Company: Bryant Stibel Investments

    Industry: Financial Services;

    Country: United States

    Kobe Bryant
    Kobe Bean Bryant is an American retired professional basketball player and businessman. Mr. Bryant is co-founder and a General Partner of Bryant Stibel, a $100 million venture-capital fund partnership with Jeff Stibel, a longtime entrepreneur and investor.

    The firm has participated in 15 transactions since its inception in 2013. The team has collectively participated in over 50 transactions across diverse industries and sectors.

    Current investments include sports media website The Players Tribune, videogame designer Scopely, legal-services company LegalZoom, a telemarketing-software firm called RingDNA, Alibaba a Chinese e-commerce company and a home-juicing company called Juicero.

    Since 2003, Bryant has partnered with Nike, playing a leadership role designing his footwear and leading storytelling related to Kobe Bryant product lines. In 2006, he launched the Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation to give young people access to sports, mentorship and economic empowerment.

    In 2009, he partnered with the Soong Ching Ling Foundation to create the Kobe China Fund, dedicated to the welfare and education of youth in China.

    Historically Mr. Bryant has invested in entrepreneurial companies that share in his vision to build athletic excellence. In 2013, Mr. Bryant formed Kobe Inc., a multimedia content creation company focused on helping athletes learn the process of excellence and maximizing potential. Its first project through its Kobe Studios division, Bryant created and executive produced the documentary, Kobe Bryant’s Muse, which debuted in February 2015.

    • Great research Fatu but task is to create a poster. Can you please present your research on a poster and send it to us via email. Thank you :D

  6. I chose Karren Brady as I think she is a very inspiring lady and is very talented.One fact is that when she was just 23 she was appointed managing director of Birmingham FC by her old boss.

  7. I have completed the task and something that I have learnt is that
    Kobe Bryant absolutely loved basketball, but it was not the only sport he was dedicated to. He also learnt to play soccer early on, and rooted for the Italian soccer club A.C. Milan.

  8. Tony hawk is an American professional skateboarder and stuntsman. He owns the skateboard company birdhouse. In his 17 year career he won 70 skateboarding contests. Tony Hawk completed the first documented 900 and licensed a video game published by Activision.

  9. I have completed this task on a piece of paper and will email it in later.
    I choose to do Kobe Bryant because he is a very inspiring man and he will never be forgotten.
    Did you know !
    Kobe won 2 Olympic medals ,5 championships and was fourth on the NBA scoring list. 🏀

  10. I choose Kobe Bryant as he is an very inspiring man and people will never forget him. He invested $6 million in a sports drink called body armour. Later Coca-Cola bought a piece of the company so now it is worth $200 million. He also invested in the Alibaba group. He also invested in Epic Games.

  11. I chose Kobe Bryant. I think he was important because he was an exceptional basketball player for everyone. Kobe started investing in companies like Dell, Alibaba and Epic Games.

  12. Venus Williams:
    Why Is She Important?
    Williams Has won 4 gold Olympic medals one in singles and three in doubles with her sister serena.
    How Is She an entrepreneur?
    She is a ceo of both of her firm designs.
    How Did she become a entrepreneur?
    She quit tennis and tried something else and became a entrepreneur.

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