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The Restaurant Entrepreneur

The Restaurant Entrepreneur

We will use this simulation to create real-world business documents. Access your account and the simulation materials from the link on the main Computer Applications page. You will complete the following assignments and send them to me on Schoology.

Account ID is bhs123 | Username is firstname.lastname | The password is the same as your school account


Word Processing

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 1 - Instructor Memo

Make sure to complete both the planning form and memo. Feel free to use some creativity when deciding on your restaurant. Use Microsoft Word to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 2 - Restaurant Logo

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Learning Goal:
- Students will be able to design a quality logo using illustration software
- Students will be able to use logos in in letterhead to create professional documents

In class, we'll use this video to learn about using Google Drawing for design and different tools/features. Here are the Google Drawing tools we'll look at:
  • Setting canvas size
  • Zooming and working outside the canvas
  • Using Word art & format options
  • Drawing with the curve tool
    • Color, border, weight
  • Grouping items
  • Object order
  • Transparent colors and color tools
  • Modifying shapes or curve drawings
If you do a search for "google drawing" logo, you will also find many good resources. Use the instructions from The Restaurant Entrepreneur website to complete project two using Google Drawing or another design software. You do not have to complete the planning form for this project. Send the final logos to me on Schoology. Make sure to include which logo you selected and why you selected it. We'll look at the instructions on iAcademy together. 

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

Here is one good example of a student created logo. If you use an image make sure it is COPYRIGHT FREE (I'll remind you how).

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 3 - Letterhead

Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project three. You do not have to complete the planning form for this project. Use Microsoft Word to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 4 - Business Envelope

Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project four. You do not have to complete the planning form for this project. Use Microsoft Word to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 5 - Help Wanted Ad

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Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project five. Make sure to complete both the planning form and memo. Use Microsoft Word to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 6 - Employee Memo

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Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project six. Make sure to complete both the planning form and memo. Use Microsoft Word to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 7 - Press Release

SKIPPED SPRING 2018 
Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project seven. Make sure to complete both the planning form and press release. Use Microsoft Word to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 8 - Social Media Marketing - 25 Pts

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Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project eight. You do not have to complete the planning form for this project, but use it as a guide. You should have at least 10 posts. You will post your best/favorite social media post to Twitter using the hashtag #RestaurantEntrepreneurProject8 or your favorite social media outlet (5 pts). Send me the evidence of your post. Use Microsoft Word to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 9 - Promotional Flyer

Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project nine. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the flyer (doesn't have to be turned in). Use Google Drawing or another similar design software to help create graphics for the flyer (No copyrighted images). Focus on answering what, when, where, and why questions. Use Microsoft Word to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 10 - Radio Commercial Script & Video

You can work with one other person to complete this project. Follow the directions on iAcademy (exceptions below) for project ten. Complete both the planning form (page one) and commercial script.  Use Google Docs to complete this project. 

You need to plan a 45 second radio commercial, not 30 seconds as listed on iAcademy. Make sure the commercial tells a story, has a clear message, and call to action. 

After you have finished the planning form and script, you will actually make the commercial using Adobe Spark (16 Pts). We will briefly cover using Adobe Spark in class. Although it is intended as commercial, you should include appropriate, non-copyrighted, images in your Adobe Spark video. That way this project could serve multiple purposes for your business. Your Spark video should be 45 seconds or longer. iMovie could be used as well if you have an iOS device. 

If you have an Android device, use the Audio Recorder app (or something similar) to record the audio part of your commercial. You should also create a presentation (Google Slides, Prezi, Emaze, etc.) with at least seven images that could be displayed while the audio is playing. 

If neither person in your group has a device, use the site Vocaroo to record your audio (ask about borrowing a microphone). You should also create a presentation (Google Slides, Prezi, Emaze, etc.) with at least seven images that could be displayed while the audio is playing. 

For those groups not using Adobe Spark, there is a way to combine the images with the audio, it just takes a few more steps. I can help your group if you are interested in going the extra mile. 

The following rubrics will be used to grade your iAcademy projects and commercial video. Make sure to send me your finished documents and video on Schoology. Also, post your video to this collaborative page

Creative/Original Computer Rubric
The Restaurant Entrepreneur Grading Rubrics

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 11 - Block Style Business Letter

SKIPPED SPRING 2018 
Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project eleven. Make sure to complete both the planning form and business letter. Use the template as a guide to formatting your paper. Use Google Docs to complete this project. You can collaborate with one other person. Send me your final documents on Schoology.


Spreadsheets

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 12 - Employee Roster

Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project twelve. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the employee roster (doesn't have to be turned in). 

In addition to the directions on iAcademy, add a start date column to the spreadsheet formatted appropriately. Also, you need to have a minimum of 14 staff members, which is different from their directions. Use Microsoft Excel to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.


listening to music

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 13 - Music Playlist & Audacity

Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project thirteen. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the music playlist (doesn't have to be turned in). 

In addition to the directions on iAcademy, choose five songs from your playlist and use Audacity to create a short playlist (15 pts). You will send me one audio file (MP3) with the five songs together. Make sure to edit out any inappropriate words and transition from one song to another. When creating your spreadsheet, I would recommend using seconds for your song length. Also, make sure to have at least 15 songs in your spreadsheet. Use Microsoft Excel to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work (31 total pts.). Meet with me to discuss your score.




The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 14 - Equipment Inventory

SKIP 2018
Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project fourteen. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the employee roster (doesn't have to be turned in). You will need to include 15 inventory items, which is different from their directions. Use Microsoft Excel to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.



The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 15 - Menu Planner

SKIP 2018
Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project fifteen. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the menu planner (doesn't have to be turned in). You will need a minimum of seven menu items in each category and an image from each category (3 pts), which is different from their directions. Use Microsoft Excel to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.



The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 16 - Employee Timesheet Schedule

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Follow the directions
 on iAcademy to complete project sixteen. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the timesheet schedule (doesn't have to be turned in). Follow the directions carefully. Make sure to use formulas/functions. You will show these to me when I check your document. Use Microsoft Excel to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.




The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 17 - Revenue Projection

Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project seventeen. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the revenue projection (doesn't have to be turned in). Make sure to include seven menu items in each category, which is different from their example. Create the spreadsheet for one month's projections. Make sure to use realistic numbers. Use Microsoft Excel to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.


Presentations

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 25 - Lobby Presentation

Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project twenty five. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the lobby presentation (doesn't have to be turned in). 

In addition to the directions on iAcademy, add sound to at least one slide and a video. In class, we will look at some sources for video files. Also, the slideshow should be 15 slides and run by itself once started. Remember to use C.R.A.P. design, it should be visually appealing using a color theme from your logo. Use Microsoft PowerPoint to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology (zip folder that includes your presentation, audio, and video files).

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score (to get credit). I will show you how to zip and send your project folder on Schoology. 



The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 26 - Employee Orientation Presentation

Follow the directions
 on iAcademy to complete project twenty six. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the employee orientation presentation (doesn't have to be turned in). 

In addition to the directions on iAcademy, the slideshow should be 12 slides and run by itself once started. Remember to use C.R.A.P. design, it should be visually appealing using a color theme from your logo. Use Microsoft PowerPoint to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.