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ERIC Number: ED211804
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-May
Pages: 91
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Getting Down to Business: Hair Styling Shop, Module 30. [Student Guide]. Entrepreneurship Training Components.
Gall, Joyce P.
This module on owning and operating a hair styling shop 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 and hair care products; importance of personal qualities; competing successfully); choosing a location (what to consider); getting money to start (choosing a money source; statement of financial need; business description); being in charge (listing tasks; dividing the work; contracting for services; hiring strategy; training employees); organizing the work (work schedule; record of special services); setting prices (cost of supplies; operating expenses; profit; demand; competition); advertising and selling (how to spread the word; why advertise every month; how to sell); keeping financial records (the sales slip; daily cash sheet); and keeping your business successful (profit/loss statement; profit and expense ratios; keeping profits high; to grow or not to grow). 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. ETC100NN1, $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; Small Businesses
Note: For related documents see CE 031 026-101 and CE 031 324.