ERIC Number: ED229072
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Small Business Training: A Guide for Program Building.
Jellison, Holly M., Ed.
Offering information for staff orientations at institutions launching new small business training programs, for newly assigned Small Business Administration (SBA) field personnel, and for annual program reviews and revisions, this guide explains how to organize and deliver quality small business training in a cost-effective manner. Section 1 describes the development and functions of the National Small Business Training Network (NSBTN), provides a rationale and outline for program planning, and offers a checklist for marketing NSBTN in local communities. Steps for starting a small business training program (i.e., creating a community-based advisory committee, marketing and financing the program, making timetables and developing strategies, and getting SBA co-sponsorship) are discussed in section 2, along with tips for developing small business management training (SBMT) programs and workshops. Using various college programs as models, section 3 describes the types of programs offered by two-year institutions, such as credit programs, non-credit certificate programs, free-standing continuing education programs, alternative delivery systems, and special projects. Section 4 discusses new directions for small business training with respect to standardized training, contract education, and microcomputer instruction. Finally, section 5 considers opportunities for collaboration between universities and two-year colleges, and presents an outreach model for community colleges. (DAB)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, College Planning, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Financial Support, Intercollegiate Cooperation, National Programs, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Implementation, School Community Relationship, Small Businesses, Two Year Colleges
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, One Dupont Circle, NW, Washington, DC 20036 ($10.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Small Business Administration, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC. National Small Business Training Network.