The Founder Movie Questions w/ Answers- Franchising/Entrepreneurship
The Founder movie released in 2016 is an amazing movie on franchising that tells the story of how Ray Kroc maneuvered himself into the position of taking the McDonald's restaurant franchise from the McDonald's brothers. The summary is as follows: The Founder features the true story of how Ray Kroc (played by Michael Keaton), a struggling salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. The movie details how Kroc maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.
This is an excellent movie to show in an entrepreneurship course, business management course, intro to business course, etc. Students will love it. It is about an hour and 50 mins. You can find it on Netflix, Amazon, or in local retailers.
This assignment consists of 32 questions for students to respond to while watching the movie to keep them paying attention and alert. That way they aren't playing on their phones, sleeping, etc.!! You can periodically pause the film to go over the answers, etc. The file is a Word document so you can shorten it or add to it if you would like. A very detailed answer key is provided for you. This is a zero prep assignment for you and the questions span the whole entire movie from beginning to end. This is a must have for teachers showing this movie.
A preview file is included to see the answer key for the first page. The document is 9 pages with the student copy followed by the teacher copy.
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