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ERIC Number: ED211770
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-May
Pages: 90
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Getting Down to Business: Innkeeping, Module 13. [Student Guide]. Entrepreneurship Training Components.
Rassen, Rachel L.
This module on owning and operating an inn is one of 36 in a series on entrepreneurship. The introduction tells the student what topics will be covered and suggests other modules to read in related occupations. Each unit includes student goals, a case study, and a discussion of the unit subject matter. Learning activities are divided into individual activities, discussion questions, and a group activity. Units (and subject matter) in this module are planning your business (competition; experience; personal qualities; special services; repeat business; legal requirements); choosing a location (convenience; overbuilding) getting money to start (financial arrangements; business description; starting expenses); being in charge (hiring staff; interviewing; training staff; employer-employee relationship; communication); setting prices (competition; break-even point; profit; things that affect prices); advertising and selling (kinds of ads; qualities of a good ad); keeping financial records (collecting the money; credit cards; daily cash sheet); buying and keeping track of supplies (inventory control; making reservations; work schedules); and keeping your business successful (profit/loss statement; how to improve profits; expanding your services). A summary and quiz complete the document. (A teacher's guide is available for this module.) (CT)
Wisconsin Vocational Studies Center, 964 Educational Sciences Bldg., Madison, WI 53706 (Order No.ETC100X1, $6.00. 25% discount on 100 or more of same title. Complete set--ETC100--$200.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.
Identifiers: Entrepreneurship; Hospitality Occupations; Small Businesses
Note: For related documents see CE 031 026-101 and CE 031 324.