ERIC Number: ED373234
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Financial Analysis. Unit 18. Level 2. Instructor Guide. PACE: Program for Acquiring Competence in Entrepreneurship. Third Edition. Research & Development Series No. 302-18.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
This instructor guide for a unit on financial analysis in the PACE (Program for Acquiring Competence in Entrepreneurship) curriculum includes the full text of the student module and lesson plans, instructional suggestions, and other teacher resources. The competencies that are incorporated into this module are at Level 2 of learning--planning for a business in one's future. Included in the instructor's guide are the following: unit objectives, guidelines for using PACE, lists of teaching suggestions for each unit objective/subobjective, model assessment responses, and overview of the three levels of the PACE program. The following materials are contained in the student's guide: activities to be completed in preparation for the unit, unit objectives, student reading materials, individual and group learning activities, case study, discussion questions, assessment questions, and references. Among the topics discussed in the unit are the following: the entrepreneur's role in managing finances; balance sheet components (assets, liabilities, and net worth); income statements and their components; variations in income statements across businesses; methods of accounting for depreciation (straight-line, declining balance, and sum-of-the-year-digits depreciation); the purposes and preparation of cash forecasts; break-even analysis; and roles of advisers and computers in financial analysis decisions. Ten figures/sample forms are included. (MN)
Descriptors: Accounting, Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Competency Based Education, Computer Oriented Programs, Decision Making, Entrepreneurship, Learning Activities, Money Management, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Small Businesses, Spreadsheets, Student Evaluation, Teaching Guides
Center on Education and Training for Employment, 1900 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 (order no. RD302-18 IG, instructor guide $4.50; RD302-18 M, student module, $3; student module sets, level 1--RD301M, level 2--RD302M, level 3--RD303M, $45 each; instructor guide sets, level 1--RD301G, level 2--RD302G, level 3--RD303G, $75 each; 3 levels and resource guide, RD300G, $175).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
Identifiers: Financial Analysis; Program for Acquiring Competence Entrepreneurship
Note: For the complete set, i.e., 21 units, each done at three levels, see CE 067 029-092. Supported by the International Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education, the Coleman Foundation, and the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Inc.