ERIC Number: ED175361
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Small Business Goes To College. College and University Courses in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship.
Bauer, Robert O.
The movement of small business management courses into college and university curricula is discussed. The present state of small business management courses, the objectives of the courses, the variety of courses being offered, and teacher and student reaction to the courses are examined. A historical overview of small business courses at higher education institutions is presented, and the role of the Small Business Administration in the rapid increase of small business course offerings is noted. Seven course objectives in small business education programs are outlined and briefly described. The large variety of small business management courses, various teaching techniques, and course formats are investigated. A list of suggested texts and course materials for use in small business courses is included. Experiences at various small business programs in several institutions are presented and include both student and faculty opinions. Appended is a list of schools offering courses in small business management and entrepreneurship. (SF)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Bibliographies, Business Administration, Business Education, Business Education Teachers, Cost Effectiveness, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Departments, Directories, Educational History, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Instructional Materials, Program Descriptions, Student Interests, Teaching Methods
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 045-000-00159-0)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Small Business Administration, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Entrepreneurship; Small Business Administration