ERIC Number: ED211764
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Getting Down to Business: Bicycle Store, Module 10. [Student Guide]. Entrepreneurship Training Components.
This module on owning and operating a bicycle store 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 (products, service, customers, and competition; helpful personal qualities; legal requirements); Choosing a Location (customers; competition; personal considerations; specific site); Getting Money to Start (personal backgound information; business description; financial information); Being in Charge (staffing patterns; sales; repair work; hiring and supervising staff; other management tasks); Setting Prices (components of price; establishing a price; customer demand and competition); Advertising and Selling (customer needs; promotion; store appearance); Keeping Financial Records (importance of financial records; sales; credit sales; work orders; daily cash sheet); Buying and Keeping Track of Supplies (inventory selection; suppliers; inventory control and turnover; purchase orders; and Keeping Your Business Successful (profit and personal satisfaction; keeping track of profits; profit/loss statements). A summary and quiz complete the document. (A teacher's guide is available for this module.) (CT)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Advertising, Business Administration, Business Education, Business Skills, Financial Support, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Money Management, Recordkeeping, Retailing, Salesmanship, Secondary Education
Wisconsin Vocational Studies Center, 964 Educational Sciences Bldg., Madison, WI 53706 (Order No. ETC100U1, $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
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.