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ERIC Number: ED211812
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-May
Pages: 89
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Getting Down to Business: Carpentry Business, Module 34. [Student Guide]. Entrepreneurship Training Components.
Gall, Joyce P.
This module on owning and operating a carpentry 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 (services, customers, competition; important personal qualities; how to compete; legal requirements); choosing a location (where you do your work; paying for a separate business location); getting money to start (statement of financial need; purpose of a business description); being in charge (dividing the work; paying for services; hiring employees; supervising and training employees); organizing the work (making an estimate; work orders; work schedules; time planning); setting prices (factors that determine price); advertising and selling (advertising methods; what makes a good ad; selling your services); keeping financial records (importance of good financial record keeping; handling credit; daily cash sheet); and keeping your business successful (profit and personal satisfaction; profit/loss statement; getting information about expansion). 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. ETC100LL1, $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.