All resources in Nebraska Business, Marketing & Management


Financial Statements

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This lesson includes Slide to introduce the concepts of financial statements in accounting. They include definitions and an example to show how the three statements are connected and the order they should be prepared. Two additional activities are included to use as review of concepts -- which accounts go in each statement. It should be paired with a textbook problem in which students practice creating financial statement. I have included a quiz, so if a teacher does not have a text book, they could use that as the practice problem.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson, Lesson Plan

Author: Shannon Quible

Resume Writing

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This course will help you effectively develop employment application materials for todayĺÎĺs job market by honing your resume writing skills, providing you with tools to create an impressive resume (or to improve the one you already have), and giving suggestions on developing an effective cover letter

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Full Course, Homework/Assignment, Reading, Syllabus

Business Letter Evaluation

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This assessment activity requires that students critically read a business letter. They demonstrate their learning by being able to accurately answer the multiple choice questions that follow the letter. Content created by The Saylor Foundation for BUS210, originally published at under a CC-BY 4.0 license.

Material Type: Assessment

Author: JR Dingwall

Supply and Demand

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This series of slides aids students in reviewing the determinants of supply and demand, provides an exercise for them to choose which of the curves shift and why, and allows them to determine which curve will shift given a market event.

Material Type: Lesson, Lesson Plan

The Castaways Discover GDP

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In this lesson, students learn the definition of gross domestic product (GDP) and the four expenditure categories of GDP. Then, they participate in a readers’ theater about castaways on an island who learn about GDP. Students record examples of items produced on the island that are examples of consumer, government, and investment spending. They recognize that, without trade, there is no net export category for the island.

Material Type: Lesson, Lesson Plan

Authors: George Fortier, Mary Suiter, Scott Wolla

Opportunity Costs: The Parable of the Broken Window

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Paradoxically, while natural disasters clearly destroy wealth, they also seem to create wealth and employment when the damages are repaired. But 19th century French economist Frédéric Bastiat argued that this idea is a fallacy and fails to take opportunity costs into account. In this video, philosophy professor Dan Russell of the University of Arizona defines opportunity costs and explains the importance of Bastiat’s realization on contemporary economics.

Material Type: Lesson

Author: Dan Russell

52 Minute Challenge

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Students get one class period (52 minutes) to find a real problem on campus, document it, develop a solution and prepare a market-based presentation to be peer-reviewed the next day. The main goal of this project is to highlight the importance of collaboration when working under a tight deadline - a common situation in today's working world. This project integrates engineering, design and business concepts and meets learning standards from 9th to 12th grade.

Material Type: Assessment, Interactive, Lecture, Lesson Plan, Simulation, Teaching/Learning Strategy