Students learn to prepare a SWOT Analysis for a new business venture. Resources include a MindTools YouTube video, related article link, and SWOT Analysis PDF worksheet. This can be used as an exercise in business planning, or part of a formal Business Plan project.
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There’s more than one way to solve any problem! This LAP lesson module explains some common tools used in problem solving, including intuition, the seven-step approach, and brainstorming. It also details three categories of problems, describes the differences between types of problems, and illustrates why problem solving can help people accomplish their personal and professional goals.LAP modules are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student narrative that includes information about problem-solving skills, a (So What?) discussion of why it's important to learn, and a short (Gray Zone) case addressing ethical issues. The instructor section features a comprehensive discussion guide, complete learning guide (short answer) and post-tests (multiple-choice) with descriptive keys, student activities, and more.
This lesson teaches students about decision making. First, use the Discussion Guide (found in Task 1) to teach students about this concept. Then, use the activity (found in Task 2) to assess their understanding. This activity gives students the chance use the decision-making model to evaluate their college choices. A full lesson module related to this concept can be found on the MBA Learning Center. Visit mba.instructure.com and search for "PD:017" in the Commons.