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ERIC Number: ED211790
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-May
Pages: 88
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Getting Down to Business: Day Care Center, Module 23. [Student Manual]. Entrepreneurship Training Components.
Kingi, Marcella
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.