ERIC Number: ED228523
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Locating the Business. PACE Revised. Level 3. Unit 7. Research & Development Series No. 240CB7.
Ashmore, M. Catherine; Pritz, Sandra G.
This individualized, competency-based unit on locating businesses, the seventh 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. Four competencies are dealt with in this instructional unit, including (1) analyzing customer transportation, access, parking, and so forth, relative to alternative site locations; (2) completing a location feasibility study for one's business; (3) determining the costs of renovating or improving a site for one's business; and (4) preparing an occupancy contract for one's business. 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 3 hours of class time. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Business Administration, Business Education, Career Choice, Competency Based Education, Contracts, Entrepreneurship, Feasibility Studies, Individualized Instruction, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Postsecondary Education, Retraining, Site Analysis, Site Development, Site Selection, Small Businesses, Transportation, 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.