ERIC Number: ED211782
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: N/A
Getting Down to Business: Bookkeeping Service, Module 19. [Student Guide]. Entrepreneurship Training Components.
This module on owning and operating a bookkeeping service 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 (type of clients; competition; personal qualities and skills; legal requirements); choosing a location (what to consider); getting money to start (business descriptions; statement of financial need; equipment; unforeseen expenses); being in charge (hiring staff; job descriptions; training staff); organizing the work (setting up clients; organizing the office; work schedules; time cards; the library); setting prices (questions to ask; tax season); advertisinq and selling (business cards; yellow pages ads); keeping financial records (how to bill; keeping track of the work; daily cash sheet); and keeping your business successful (profit/loss statement; net profit; profit ratio; computers). A summary and quiz complete the document. (A teacher's guide is available for this module.) (CT)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Advertising, Bookkeeping, Business Administration, Business Education, Business Skills, Financial Support, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Money Management, Recordkeeping, Salesmanship, Secondary Education
Wisconsin Vocational Studies Center, 964 Educational Sciences Bldg., Madison, WI 53706 (Order No. ETC100K1, $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.