ERIC Number: ED211772
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Getting Down to Business: Nursing Service, Module 14. [Student Guide]. Entrepreneurship Training Components.
This module on owning and operating a nursing service 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 (services, customers, and competition; personal qualities and skills; how to compete; legal requirements); choosing a location (central and convenient location); getting money to start (business description; statement of financial need); being in charge (tasks; selecting nursing staff; keeping staff and customers happy); organizing the work (work orders; work schedules); setting prices (customer demand; competition; operating expenses; profit); advertising and selling (selling to customers; attracting nursing staff); keeping financial records (customer billing form; daily cash sheet); and keeping your business successful (keeping track of profits; changing your business to increase sales). A summary and quiz complete the document. (A teacher's guide is available for this module.) (CT)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Advertising, Business Administration, Business Education, Business Skills, Financial Support, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Money Management, Nursing, Recordkeeping, Salesmanship, Secondary Education
Wisconsin Vocational Studies Center, 964 Educational Sciences Bldg., Madison, WI 53706 (Order No. ETC100R1, $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
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; Small Businesses
Note: For related documents see CE 031 026-101 and CE 031 324.