ERIC Number: ED211790
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: N/A
Getting Down to Business: Day Care Center, Module 23. [Student Manual]. Entrepreneurship Training Components.
This module on owning and operating a day care center 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 (services, customers, and competition; personal qualities and skills; legal requirements) choosing a location (zoning rules and regulations; number of families with young children; need for services; income of families); getting money to start (resume; business description; statement of financial need); being in charge (tasks; hiring staff; interviews; references; keeping people happy); organizing the work (keeping track of the children); setting prices (competition; operating expenses; profit); advertising and selling (brochures; promotion); keeping financial records (customer billing form; daily cash sheet); and keeping your business successful (profit/loss statement; net profit; changing your business to increase enrollment). A summary and quiz complete the document. (A teacher's guide is available for this module.) (CT)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Advertising, Business Administration, Business Skills, Child Care Occupations, Day Care Centers, Financial Support, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Recordkeeping, Salesmanship
Wisconsin Vocational Studies Center, 964 Educational Sciences Bldg., Madison, WI 53706 (Order No. ETC100AA1, $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.