ERIC Number: ED211804
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: N/A
Getting Down to Business: Hair Styling Shop, Module 30. [Student Guide]. Entrepreneurship Training Components.
Gall, Joyce P.
This module on owning and operating a hair styling shop 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 and hair care products; importance of personal qualities; competing successfully); choosing a location (what to consider); getting money to start (choosing a money source; statement of financial need; business description); being in charge (listing tasks; dividing the work; contracting for services; hiring strategy; training employees); organizing the work (work schedule; record of special services); setting prices (cost of supplies; operating expenses; profit; demand; competition); advertising and selling (how to spread the word; why advertise every month; how to sell); keeping financial records (the sales slip; daily cash sheet); and keeping your business successful (profit/loss statement; profit and expense ratios; keeping profits high; to grow or not to grow). 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, Cosmetology, 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. ETC100NN1, $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.