ERIC Number: ED204482
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Skills for Self-Employment.
This document is the student study guide for a course on the effective management of a small business in a changing environment. The course is designed for those persons who someday may go into business for themselves as well as for those who are already in business but who wish to strengthen their entrepreneurial and management skills. The guide promotes the acquisition of specific knowledge, skills, and attitudes relating to (1) the total process of management, including strategy determination and all required activities necessary in planning, organizing, directing, and controlling a small business; (2) the development of a business plan that is critical to the success of starting a new business; and (3) content areas, such as selecting the form of legal organization, franchising, identifying outside assistance, financing the small business, selecting a location, facility planning, personnel planning, market research and advertising, pricing and credit, maintaining an accounting system, selecting insurance, maintaining inventory and supplies, and managing time. The study guide contains 30 lessons. Each lesson contains an overview; objectives; "getting prepared," a list of the textbook reading asignments; a summary of the audio lesson; and "putting it all together," including review of things to do from the text, student supplement, and audio lesson. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Maricopa County Community Coll. District, Phoenix, AZ.
Authoring Institution: Rio Salado Community Coll., AZ.
Identifiers: Entrepreneurs; Self Employment; Small Businesses