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Micro Business for Teens: Starting a Micro Business

Discover how to launch your own successful micro business in this PBS Western Reserve production!

Carol Topp, a certified public accountant and mentor to many successful teen entrepreneurs, hosts this 60-minute program based on her Micro Business for Teens book series.

MICRO BUSINESS FOR TEENS: STARTING A MICRO BUSINESS explains what a micro business is, gives examples of businesses suitable for teenagers, offers instruction on writing a business plan and financing the business and more. You’ll meet six teens who are already operating profitable micro businesses by following the guidance of Carol Topp.

This program makes the very notion of creating a micro business an achievable goal if you have a good idea and the enthusiasm to design and implement a plan of action. While the program is targeted to a teen audience, its content will be helpful to any adult interested in starting his or her own micro business.

Funding for MICRO BUSINESS FOR TEENS: STARTING A MICRO BUSINESS was provided by lead sponsor The Burton D. Morgan Foundation plus these organizations: Dominion, The Veale Foundation, Hudson Extrusions, Inc., The Fred A. Lennon Charitable Trust, Deluxe Corp. Foundation, Ohio Small Business Development Centers and Jobs for America’s Graduates — Ohio.

A PBS Western Reserve production, 2012.

Educational Resources

Subject Area: Entrepreneurship

Grade Level: Middle and High School

Download the MICRO BUSINESS FOR TEENS teacher guide.