ERIC Number: ED211776
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Getting Down to Business: Health Spa, Module 16. [Student Module]. Entrepreneurship Training Components.
This module on owning and operating a health spa 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 (type of area and customers; competition; location and type of space); getting money to start (business description; statement of financial need); being in charge (assigning tasks; hiring staff; keeping people happy); organizing the work (keeping track of your customers' fitness; work schedules); setting prices (what affects prices; pricing health spa services); advertising and selling (ads; brochures and fliers); keeping financial records (customer billing form; daily cash sheet); and keeping your business successful (profit/loss statements; changing the 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, Physical Fitness, Recordkeeping, Salesmanship, Secondary Education
Wisconsin Vocational Studies Center, 964 Educational Sciences Bldg., Madison, WI 53706 (Order No. ETC100P1, $6.00. 25% discount on 100 or more of the 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; Health Spas; Small Businesses
Note: For related documents see CE 031 026-101 and CE 031 324.