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Friday, May 27, 2011

Assignment: Business meeting

This is part of a series suggesting different ways to use Moviestorm in schools or other educational environments. They also make useful exercises for film-makers wanting to develop and practice different film-making techniques. Many more lesson plans and ideas, with free downloadable resources, can be found on the Moviestorm Web site.

Assignment: Business meeting
Film a business meeting.


Suggested techniques

This can either be a presentation, negotiation or job interview.

Make it specific to a particular product, industry, career, or company to add authenticity.

You could do a humorous one showing what not to do in a business situation - for example, forgetting your presentation, unprofessional appearance, inappropriate use of language.

Do a “Dragon’s Den” style pitch for an idea.

For teachers: benefits to students

  • Students are required to show familiarity with business terms which will be useful in a commercial situation.
  • Students are required to demonstrate that they have basic business skills and understand procedure and etiquette.
  • A good way to demonstrate a business plan.
  • Requires students to show that they understand both sides of a commercial situation.
  • Can be appropriate for corporate or entrepreneurial situations.


  • Ages 16+
  • Suitable for groups
  • Business development and entrepreneurship


(1) Comments | Permalink | Posted by Matt Kelland

(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 05/30 at 05:19 AM

Dragon’s Den was branded as “Shark’s Tank” on our side of the pond, Matt tongue laugh

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