ERIC Number: ED211794
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: N/A
Getting Down to Business: Sewing Service, Module 25. [Student Guide]. Entrepreneurship Training Components.
This module on owning and operating a sewing 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 (services, customers, and competition; personal qualities; how to compete well; special business image); choosing a location (things to consider); getting money to start (resume; business description; statement of financial need); being in charge (tasks; selecting job applicants; personal interview and references; keeping people happy); organizing the work (work orders; doing the work; checking the work); setting prices (costs, expenses, and profit; supply and demand); advertising and selling (choosing advertising media; qualities of a good ad); keeping financial records (cash sales; customer account form; daily cash sheet); and keeping your business successful (keeping track of profits; profit/loss statement; improving profits). 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, Needle Trades, Recordkeeping, Salesmanship, Secondary Education, Service Occupations
Wisconsin Vocational Studies Center, 964 Educational Sciences Bldg., Madison, WI 53706 (Order No. ETC100EE1, $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.