ERIC Number: ED211753
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: N/A
Getting Down to Business: Garden Center, Module 4. Teacher Guide. Entrepreneurship Training Components.
McBain, Susan L.
This is the fourth in a set of 36 teaching guides for the Entrepreneurship Training modules and accompanies CE 031 036. Its purpose is to give students some idea of what it is like to own and operate a garden center. Following an overview are general notes on use of the module. Suggested steps for module use contain suggestions on introducing the module, a brief discussion of the nine units, responses to learning activities, suggestions for summarizing the module, and responses to the quiz. The units are Planning a Garden Center; Choosing a Location; Getting Money to Start; Being in Charge; Buying and Keeping Track of Supplies; Setting Prices; Advertising and Selling; Keeping Financial Records; and Keeping Your Business Successful. Each unit contains a case study, responses to individual activities, responses to discussion questions, and a group activity. Suggested readings for the teacher and a list of goals and objectives complete the module. (CT)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Advertising, Business Administration, Business Education, Business Skills, Financial Support, Gardening, Information Sources, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Money Management, Ornamental Horticulture, Recordkeeping, Salesmanship, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
Wisconsin Vocational Studies Center, 964 Educational Sciences Bldg., Madison, WI 53706 (Order No. ETC100G2, $3.00. 25% discount on 100 or more of same title. Complete set--ETC100--$200.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.