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LAP-OP-017, Can You Make It? (Nature of Production) OP:017, LAP-OP-004, Operations
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Production is all around us and crucial to businesses and society. This LAP gives a detailed look at the resources used in production and the importance of each stage of the production process—from planning and purchasing to routing and dispatching. LAPs are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. Each LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about the nature of production, a (So What?)...

LAP-OP-025, Buck Busters (Employee Role in Expense Control) (Download) OP:025, LAP-OP-005, Operations
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The LAP Buck Busters highlights ways that employees can help control business expenses so that companies can reinvest more of their profits and improve their facilities, equipment, and products. When employees have a good work ethic, they can produce higher quality work while also minimizing company costs and expenses. The LAP also discusses the importance of time management, limiting personal activities at work, and treating customers professionally. Activities ask students to consider cost...

LAP-OP-158, Projected to Win (Nature of Project Management) (Download) OP:158, Operations, LAP-OP-006
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Everything starts with a project - a short-term undertaking that creates a unique good or service. Projects help businesses maintain flexibility so that they can take advantage of new opportunities quickly and effectively. Teach your students more about projects, why they’re important, and how businesses manage them effectively. LAPs are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT!...

LAP-PI-001, The Price Is Right (Nature of Pricing) (Download) LAP-PI-002, PI:001, Marketing
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Pricing is much more complicated than simply placing a tag on an item—in fact, many factors play into determining an effective price. With your students, explore what makes pricing effective, who sets pricing, and why pricing objectives are so important. Discover the answers to these questions and more as you learn about the key role that pricing plays in the marketing mix. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a...

LAP-OP-190, Above Board (Ethics in Operations) (Download) OP:190
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Business owners, managers, and employees must learn how to handle big ethical conflicts as well as minor ones that come up in day-to-day operations. Teach your students more about the ethical dilemmas that arise in operations. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about ethics in operations, a (So What?)...

LAP-PI-003, Make Cents (Factors Affecting Selling Price) (Download) PI:002, Pricing, Marketing
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Every business goes through a unique process for pricing products. Pricing objectives differ for each company and price is affected by everything from economic conditions to competition in the marketplace. Teach your students what factors go into a product’s final selling price, what expenses the price needs to cover, and how companies use selling price to reach their goals. LAPs are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP...

LAP-PM-042, Getting Piece of Mind (Factors Used To Position Products/Services) (Download) PM:042, LAP-PM-019, Product Management, Product Planning, Branding, Marketing
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Every product needs a position! Positioning shows customers how a product is unique. Teach your students about this important marketing activity. LAPs are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about factors used to position products/services, a (So What?) discussion of why it's important to learn, ideas (Make it Pay!) for immediate application,...

LAP-PM-206, Corporate Identity (Nature of Corporate Branding) (Download) PM:206, Product Management, Product Planning, LAP-PM-020
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Corporate brands are way more than just logos—they’re all the combined customer impressions and experiences associated with a particular company. This LAP explains why corporate brands are so important and what companies do to build them. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about corporate branding, a (So...

LAP-OP-520, Check Your (Project) Pulse (Monitoring Projects and Taking Corrective Actions) (Download) OP:520, Operations, LAP-QS-019
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While working on a project, it is important to check on its progress periodically to make sure the work is turning out the way it should be. Check Your (Project) Pulse (Monitoring Projects and Taking Corrective Actions) explains why it is important to monitor projects and what aspects of the project should be monitored. It also provides step-by-step instructions so students can learn how to monitor projects and take the necessary corrective actions to get their projects back on track. LAPs are...

LAP-PD-001, About Time (Time Management) (Download) PD:019, Professional Development, Personal Development
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Time-management skills can help students keep up in school, keep up with friends and family, and still have time left over for the activities they enjoy. Time is a valuable natural resource that we must use wisely. This LAP teaches the importance of time management, general principles of time management, and a step-by-step process for creating your own time-management plan. LAPs are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP...

LAP-PM-079, More Than a Ticket (Elements of Sport/Event Product) (Download) PM:079, LAP-PM-015, Product Management, Branding, Sports Marketing
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Footballs, jerseys, concerts, and conventions are just a few of a wide range of sport/event products. The variety of these and other sport/event products, along with their unique characteristics, make sport/event marketing an interesting and challenging task. More Than a Ticket (Elements of Sport/Event Product) uses activities, videos, and more to teach students about special considerations when marketing sports, events, and other sport/event products. LAPs are comprehensive instructional...

LAP-PM-272, Stand Out (Unique Selling Proposition) (Download) PM:272, LAP-PM-016, Product Management, Product Planning, Branding, Marketing
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A unique selling proposition shows a company’s special niche in the marketplace. Teach your students about USPs—what they are, why they’re important, and how to create them. LAPs are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about unique selling propositions, a (So What?) discussion of why it's important to learn, and a short (Gray Zone) case...

LAP-PM-017, Serving Up Products (Nature of Product/Service Management) (Download) PM:001, Product Management, Product Planning, Branding, Marketing
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Product/Service management is important for all businesses--large, small, and in between! This LAP explains the factors that influence product/service management, the ways that product/service management affects marketing, and the phases of product/service management that all businesses must handle. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT!...

LAP-PM-024, Get a Life (Cycle) (Product Life Cycles) (Download) PM:024, LAP-PM-018, Product Management, Product Planning, Branding
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Just like living things, products on the market experience a life cycle. In this LAP, students will learn the characteristics of each stage of the product life cycle as well as various marketing techniques used by companies during each stage. In the Gray Zone, students will consider the ethicality of selling products in foreign countries with less stringent employment, health, and safety regulations to boost profits on products in later stages of their life cycles. LAPs are comprehensive...

LAP-SM-075, Prepare for the Worst; Expect the Best (Nature of Risk Management) (Download) SM:075, LAP-FI-008
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All business is risky. But smart businesses manage their risk. Help your students understand how businesses use risk management to avoid loss, create strategy, and increase profits. Prepare for the Worst; Expect the Best explains how risk management is used to identify, monitor, and evaluate past and future risks. Cyber security, drones, computer animation, and space exploration are used to explore some cutting-edge technologies businesses use to manage risk today. LAPs are comprehensive...

LAP-FI-579, By the Numbers (The Need for Financial Information) (Download) FI:579, LAP-FI-009, Financial Management, Budgeting, Recordkeeping, Financing, Accounting
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Financial information is important for all of us – but especially important for businesses! Using this LAP, teach your students about the types of financial information businesses use as well as how they use it. In the activities, students will get hands-on experience with financial information, helping them better understand the various characteristics of quality financial information. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a...

LAP-FI-093, The Right Balance (The Nature of Balance Sheets) (Download) FI:093, LAP-FI-010, Financial Management, Budgeting, Recordkeeping, Financing, Accounting
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The balance sheet is one of a business's key financial statements. This LAP discusses the accounting equation, who uses balance sheets, and balance sheet components, including assets, liabilities, and owner’s equity. Teach your students what balance sheets are and why they're important. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that...

LAP-PI-006, Tipping Point (Calculating Break-Even Point) (Download) PI:006, LAP-PI-004, Pricing, Marketing, Budgeting, Recordkeeping, Financing, Math Applications
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Calculating the break-even point is a valuable skill that all businesses need, so help your students learn all about it with Tipping Point! This LAP teaches students how to calculate the break-even point—step by step—and explains to students how calculating breakeven can help every business. LAPs are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about...

LAP-PM-913, Customer Service Supersized (The Role of Customer Service in Positioning/Image) (Download) PM:013, LAP-PM-001, Product Management, Product Planning, Branding
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When a customer has to choose between two companies, which one will win out? Often, it’s the one with the best customer service! This LAP explains how focusing on customers, offering great internal customer service, and studying the competition can help create a successful business. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that...

LAP-PM-003, Mix and Match (The Nature of the Product Mix) (Download) PM:003, Product Management, Product Planning, Branding
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Deciding what products to offer is one of the most important decisions a company makes. This LAP delves into the components of the product mix, explains product mix dimensions, and explores the strategies used by businesses to manage their product mixes. LAPs (Learning Activity Packages) are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information...

LAP-PM-004, Promises, Promises (Warranties and Guarantees) (Download) PM:020, Product Management, Product Planning, Branding, Customer Service
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In a teen’s world full of wireless smartphones, headphones, and laptops, warranties and guarantees are important. But what is guaranteed exactly? Do your students understand how warranties and guarantees benefit them and the businesses that provide them? Check out the LAP Promises, Promises (Warranties and Guarantees), with examples from Apple, Craftsman Tools, and Fairfield Inn & Suites, to help your students understand the basics of these agreements, how the law regulates them, and much...

LAP-FI-343, Control Issues (Internal Accounting Controls) (Download) FI:343
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Internal accounting controls, such as separation of duties, documentation, and auditing, are the safeguards meant to protect a business’s financial assets and information against loss from error or fraud. Teach your students what these controls are and why they’re so important! LAPs are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. Each LAP includes a student handout (with CopyIT! permission) that includes information about internal...

LAP-IM-002, Get the Facts Straight (Marketing-Information Management) (Download) IM:001, Marketing
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Marketing information is essential for business success. Businesses use marketing information to make educated decisions, solve problems efficiently, and plan for the future. And, where do businesses get this information? From marketing-information management systems. Marketing-information management systems are responsible for continuously gathering, sorting, analyzing, evaluating, and distributing needed marketing information. LAPs are comprehensive instructional packages that include all...

LAP-IM-010, Seek and Find (Marketing Research) (Download) IM:010, Information Management, Marketing, LAP-IM-005
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Seek and Find explores the crucial role that marketing research plays in business decision-making and describes the steps involved in the marketing research process. The importance of research identifying target markets, trends, preferred product features, and pricing is illustrated with examples from corporate giants Apple, Taco Bell, Lego, and Hershey. LAPs are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student...