Go to the National Center for Juvenile Justice’s JJGPS website (www.jjgps.org) and choose one of…

Go to the National Center for Juvenile Justice’s JJGPS
website (www.jjgps.org) and choose one of their major topic areas—
jurisdictional boundaries, juvenile defense, racial/ethnic fairness, juvenile
justice services, status offense issues, and systems integration. Next, write a
summary of one of these areas’ subtopics (for example, courtroom shackling
under Juvenile Defense, or coordination under Systems Integration) that you
believe is (a) most difficult to address, and (b) propose how to fix the
problem based on evidence to date.

If you were a director of your local juvenile detention center and the facility had serious problems

If you were a director of your local juvenile detention
center and the facility had serious problems with managing the youthful
offenders, keeping them safe, and with high recidivism rates, what would you do
to address these problems over the next 24 months? Cover all areas of concern,
education needs, mental health concerns, gender differences, racial and ethnic
disparities, and reentry.

Identify a movie or TV show where the main character is a successful entrepreneur. Discuss whether..

Identify a movie or TV show where the main character is a
successful entrepreneur. Discuss whether the portrayal of the character is
realistic or artificial.

“Eventually, everyone in Canada will be in business for
themselves.” How would such a system work and what evidence is there that
we are moving in this direction?

Suppose that someone who owns a restaurant asks you to marry him/her. If you accept the proposal,…

Suppose that someone who owns a restaurant asks you to marry
him/her. If you accept the proposal, how would your life be different from a
life where you were married to a government employee?

Debate this proposition: “Canadian colleges and
universities are in the business of training employees, not
entrepreneurs.”

Make a list of the major changes (political, social, economic, cultural, technological, etc.)…

Make a list of the major changes (political, social,
economic, cultural, technological, etc.) currently under way in our society.
Identify at least one entrepreneurial opportunity that each of these changes
will create.

Identify how you could be highly specialized as a self-employed
person in a variety of industries (e.g., golf, music, construction, auto
repair, etc.). What are the advantages over being a generalist?

Compare the province or territory you are in with the closest U.S. state as potential locations for.

Compare the province or territory you are in with the
closest U.S. state as potential locations for opening a new small business in
an industry such as plastic moulding. Which location has the most advantages?
What if the industry were TV animation, specialty chocolate manufacturing, or
used computer refurbishing?

List a variety of ways that you could be cheated by a business partner. What kinds of provisions…

List a variety of ways that you could be cheated by a
business partner. What kinds of provisions could you put in a partnership
agreement to prevent your being treated unfairly by a partner?

Discuss how incorporation (vs. sole proprietorship or
partnership) changes the image of a company. When would it be a disadvantage to
have a corporate image?

Find several vacant office, retail, or industrial sites that would suit your business (see Get Help.

Find several vacant office, retail, or industrial sites that
would suit your business (see Get Help 2.8). Contact the landlords or real
estate agents and explain that you are in the process of writing a draft
business plan and need rent figures on a site. Ask about terms such as the
length of the lease, maintenance, and other expenses. For one site, create a
list of the major lease issues and estimate how much each would cost your
business on a monthly basis (1 page maximum).

Go back to Section 1 of your business plan and look at how you have defined your business. Now,…

Go back to Section 1 of your business plan and look at how
you have defined your business. Now, write a single sentence explaining the
market potential you should be interested in; in other words: “I must find
out how much money (the customer group you are selling to) will spend annually
on (the product or service you will sell).” For example: “I must find
out how much money all the consumers in Northtown spend each year on having
their pets photographed” (1 sentence maximum).

Write down the type of theft that would be most likely to affect you or your business. Identify the.

Write down the type of theft that would be most likely to
affect you or your business. Identify the ways you will protect against this.
List any start-up or ongoing expenses involved (1/3 page maximum).

Identify a highly successful consumer retail or service
business in your area. What are the advantages of this firm’s physical site?
What could he improved?