No live meetings
Over 7 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per week
How does a “Flexible Schedule” course work?
No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat
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This 7-week flex course will cover needs and wants, how daily choices impact a teens budget now and in the future, the importance of creating a budget, how to create a budget using various strategies (50/30/20, zero-based, cash envelope), how to budget in the gig economy, factors to consider when budgeting for a home, transportation, and food. This course will be filled with hands-on learning! My course is a great way to prepare students for handling their own finances! Many learners...
Students will be able to: Week 1: Budgeting for Teens -Differentiate between income and expenses -Classify expenses into needs or wants -Think critically about how daily choices impact their budget now and in the future Week 2: Budgeting Strategies -Define wealth and differentiate it from “having lots of fancy stuff” -Understand the importance of creating a budget and paying themselves first -Describe the key aspects of three popular budgeting strategies - 50/30/20, Zero-based, and Cash Envelope Week 3: Complete a Budget -Differentiate between gross and net pay -Create a budget -Research and choose appropriate budgeting apps Week 4: Budgeting in the Gig Economy -Define the gig economy and freelancing -Understand the financial implications of working in the gig economy -Acknowledge the importance of saving if you work a gig job Week 5: Budgeting for Your Home -List factors to consider when deciding where to live -Describe benefits of having a roommate and how to set themselves up for success in living with others -Find and rent their first apartment -Budget for utilities and renters insurance -Decide whether to rent or buy a home Week 6: Budgeting for Transportation -Identify different options for car ownership and the costs associated with these options -Conduct online research regarding the cost of car ownership -Make decisions to budget effectively in order to meet transportation needs Week 7: Budgeting for Food -Implement a variety of strategies to save money on groceries -Calculate the unit price on common grocery items -Understand how dining out affects your finances
I am from the United States and have been teaching various business, marketing, and finance courses for 13 years. I have taught both at the high school and collegiate level. I teach both in person and online but online is my favorite! I have a Bachelor's degree in Marketing and Business Information Technology Education, a Masters in Business Administration and a PhD in Online Education. I am very excited to work with all of you through Outschool!
Exit ticket at the end of the lesson.
No live meetings, and maybe some time outside of class.
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134 completed classes
Hi! I'm Dr. Brooke. I'm from Utah (United States). I teach business classes both face to face and online. I've been teaching Financial Literacy, Marketing, and Business Classes for 13 years. I have a Bachelors degree in Marketing and Business...