ERIC Number: ED228518
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Determining Your Potential as an Entrepreneur. PACE Revised. Level 3. Unit 2. Research & Development Series No. 240CB2.
Ashmore, M. Catherine; Pritz, Sandra G.
This individualized, competency-based unit on determining one's potential as an entrepreneur, the second of 18 modules, is on the third level of the revised Program for Acquiring Competence in Entrepreneurship (PACE). Intended for the advanced secondary and postsecondary levels and for adults wanting training or retraining, this unit, together with the other materials at this level, emphasizes the actual application of a business plan. Three competencies are dealt with in this instructional unit, including (1) considering the personal qualifications and abilities needed to manage one's own business; (2) evaluating one's own potential for decision making, problem solving, and creativity; and (3) determining one's potential for management, planning, operations, personnel, and public relations. Materials provided include objectives, preparation information, an overview, content (with questions in margins that guide the students' reading), activities, assessment forms, and notes and sources. The unit requires using approximately three hours of class time. (YLB)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Qualifications, Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Business Administration, Business Education, Career Choice, Competency Based Education, Creativity, Decision Making Skills, Entrepreneurship, Individual Characteristics, Individualized Instruction, Job Skills, Leadership Qualities, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Personnel Management, Planning, Postsecondary Education, Problem Solving, Public Relations, Retraining, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Small Businesses, Units of Study
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
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.