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ERIC Number: ED211808
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-May
Pages: 87
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Getting Down to Business: Welding Business, Module 32. [Student Guide]. Entrepreneurship Training Components.
Gall, Joyce P.
This module on owning and operating a welding business 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 (products and services; important personal qualities; how to compete; legal requirements); choosing a location (factors to consider; checking a location); getting money to start (business description; statement of financial need) being in charge (dividing the work; paying for services; hiring employees; supervising and training employees); organizing the work (planning a job; work order; work schedule); setting prices (costs, expenses, and profits; other factors that affect prices); advertising and selling (advertising methods; what makes a good ad; selling your products and services; "selling" yourself); keeping financial records (planninq your recordkeeping; handling credit; daily cash sheet); and keeping your business successful (the importance of cash flow; profit/loss statement; changing your business). 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. ETC100RR1, $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.