ERIC Number: ED167763
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-May
Reference Count: N/A
Small Business Management. Instructor's Manual on Interpretation of Small Business Analysis Data. Entrepreneurship Education for Adults--Program Development and Implementation.
Minnesota Univ., St. Paul. Dept. of Agricultural Education.; Minnesota Research Coordinating Unit for Vocational Education, Minneapolis.
Tables and significant figures found in a small business analysis report are explained to provide instructors with suggestions on how these items can be used by students to improve the management of small businesses. Contents of the manual are organized into two parts. Part I, The Analysis Report, contains the following chapters: (A) Business Inventories (increase or decrease, workers required, returns); (B) Income and Expense Statement; (C) Income and Expense Statement (Business); (D) Gross Margins and Net Decreases; (E) Standard Balance Sheet (business only); (F) Net Work Analysis; (G) Household and Personal Expenses; (H) Measure of Efficiency and Organization; and (I) Departmental Income and Expense Statement. Part II, Presenting Analysis Interpretation Data, contains four chapters: (A) Use of Benchmark Comparisons in Illustrating Efficiency and Organization Factors (e.g., using graphs to illustrate historical patterns, strategies to use in classroom instructions); (B) The Business Visit (e.g., planning for the first visit after the business analysis summary meeting, techniques for instructors and students to search for strong and weak points in the business); (C) Business Analysis Summary Meeting (e.g., interpreting analysis data that has impact on all students, linking differences in business to operated practices); and (D) Classroom Use of Individual and Group Data. (JH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., St. Paul. Dept. of Agricultural Education.; Minnesota Research Coordinating Unit for Vocational Education, Minneapolis.