ERIC Number: ED254658
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Beyond a Dream: An Instructor's Guide for Small Business Exploration. Leadership Training Series No. 68.
Balogh, Judy; And Others
This 10-unit training package is intended for use by educators and trainers to help displaced adults determine their self-employment potential (goal 1) and to guide them in developing a personal plan of action for a small business start-up (goal 2). Units 1-4 relate to the accomplishment of goal 1, and units 5-10 relate to the accomplishment of goal 2. The units are Assessing Self-Employment Potential, Evaluating Business Skills, Building a Support System, Assessing Personal Finances, Completing a Product or Service Survey, Conducting a Competitive Market Survey, Planning a Business, Developing a Business Plan, Using Resources Available for Small Business Owners, and Developing a Personal Plan of Action. Each unit begins with an introduction that includes the following items: topic, purpose, objectives, a list of needed materials, products (tangible results produced by participants), assignment, instructor notes (techniques and methods), and estimated time. A well-defined course of action follows. A left-hand column (content) provides a summary of the materials to be covered, which are presented in an inductive way. The right-hand column (process) suggests techniques and methods to be used. The instructional aids (handouts and transparencies) conclude each unit. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Business Administration, Career Exploration, Curriculum Guides, Decision Making, Dislocated Workers, Displaced Homemakers, Entrepreneurship, Planning, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Small Businesses, Teaching Methods, Transparencies, Units of Study
National Center Publications, Box F, National Center for Research in Vocational Education, 1960 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 (LT68--$25.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
Identifiers: Resource Utilization; Self Employment