ERIC Number: ED228480
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Determining Your Potential as an Entrepreneur. PACE Revised. Level 1. Unit 2. Research & Development Series No. 240AB2.
Ashmore, M. Catherine; Pritz, Sandra G.
This lesson on determining one's potential as an entrepreneur, the second in a series of 18 units, is part of the first level of a comprehensive entrepreneurship curriculum entitled: A Program for Acquiring Competence in Entrepreneurship (PACE). (Designed for use with secondary students, the first level of PACE introduces students to the concepts involved in entrepreneurship and helps them become aware of entrepreneurship as a career option.) The following topics are covered in the unit: defining entrepreneurship, recognizing the personal qualities and skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur, comparing the advantages of owning a business with the advantages of working for someone else, and assessing one's ability to be a successful entrepreneur. Included in the lesson are instructional text organized in a question-and-answer format, suggested individual and group learning activities, and assessment questions. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Business Skills, Career Choice, Competence, Definitions, Entrepreneurship, Individual Characteristics, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Personality Traits, Secondary Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Small Businesses, Units of Study, Work Environment
National Center Publications, Box F, The Ohio State University, 1960 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210 (Complete set--$120.00; individual levels--$45.00 each; instructors' guides--$14.50 each; resource guide--$7.95; module sets--$35.00 each level; individual modules--$2.50 each).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
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Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.