BUILD-A-BIZ: Pizzeria Edition

Taught by:  

Ani Janbazian

We Spark Learning


1:45 -2:45 pm

TARGET: Grades 3-7

COURSE DURATION: 1 year (two, 14 week semesters beginning Sept 16, 2020)

COST PER SEMESTER  (ALL materials provided):

$250 for private pay homeschool families.

$275 for iLead, Epic, Aveson,  Inspire, Sage Oak, Sky Mountain, Summit, Valiant Prep and Excel Academy Charter students. If you don’t see your school listed, please contact us at WeSparkLearning@yahoo.com so we can apply to become a vendor for you.

As a classroom entrepreneur you will plan and create your own pizzeria and take care of it’s daily operations, learning dozens of practical concepts related to your new venture along the way.

What will the week’s assignment be: Designing and naming your restaurant? Planning the Grand Opening? Calculating profit? Scripting a commercial? Making a brochure? Conducting an employee job interview?

In the exciting world of business, there is so much you can learn:

  • Writing a Simple Business Plan
  • Basic Economics
  • Money Matters
  • Math
  • Problem Solving
  • Marketing
  • Customer Service
  • Management
  • Nutrition
  • and Design.

You will dream up weekly pizza specials to test the market as you look for successful dishes to grow your permanent menu. Will your new recipe be a hit? Find out the following week, through a Consumer Report showing customer sales and reviews.  We will track the collective profits of all class Pizzerias to earn real prizes throughout the year.

In Semester #2, you will have one special project to complete at home,  followed by a chance to present it in front of your fellow “business owners”.  We will finish our year with a real-life Pizza Party to celebrate how well you Build-a-Biz!

 Tuition includes all materials necessary for class, including a folder/binder, writing implements, school supplies, design materials, incentive prizes and goodies for classroom rewards or celebrations.

REGISTRATION: Beginning May 1, 2020 visit the registration page at WeSparkLearning.com.  Open Enrollment continues until classes are full.

Questions? Call (626)482-8963 or email WeSparkLearning@yahoo.com

Inspired by this class, we are excited to share how a Build-A-Biz graduate has started her own business selling beautiful handmade paper gifts – check out www.ChillinQuillin.weebly.com

Visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uc5mmNBkEwY to watch a student’s extra credit pizza commercial!