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ERIC Number: ED211810
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-May
Pages: 91
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Getting Down to Business: Construction Electrician Business, Module 33. [Student Guide]. Entrepreneurship Training Components.
Gall, Joyce P.
This module on owning and operating a construction electrician business 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, competition; important personal qualities; legal requirements); choosing a location (importance of the general area you live in; what you need from your business location); getting money to start (statement of financial need; purpose of a business description); being in charge (dividing the work; paying for services; how to hire employees; supervising and training employees); organizing the work (making an estimate; work orders; work schedules; time planning); setting prices (factors that determine prices); advertising and selling (advertising methods; what makes a good ad; selling your services); keeping financial records (planning your record-keeping; handling credit; daily cash sheet); and keeping your business successful (profit/loss statement; making your business more successful; profit and personal satisfaction). 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. ETC100MM1, $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.