ERIC Number: ED255278
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Directors' Planning Guide. Minority Business Enterprise Project.
Burks, Irma P.; And Others
Designed for use by individuals interested in organizing and planning entrepreneurial activities targeted for youth, this booklet suggests procedures, ideas, and resources for activities that can be sponsored on a limited budget; and addresses the programmatic concerns new project directors may face in getting their projects started. Introductory material provides information on the Minority Business Enterprise Project, a program involving 12 two-year colleges in providing career awareness and management training for minority youth. Unit I offers guidelines for creating community awareness, support, and mobilization, highlighting strategies for participant and volunteer recruitment, and volunteer recognition. Unit II addresses program planning, dealing with objectives and activities/methodologies, staffing, budgeting and management, recordkeeping and reporting, evaluation, and follow-up. In unit III, examples are provided from pilot program materials, including samples of news releases, correspondence, forms, and certificates of participation. Unit IV lists resource persons, including pilot project directors, directors of Minority Business Development Agency Regional Offices, and congress people. Finally, unit V identifies other resources, including assistance agencies, associations, and organizations; books; periodicals; and films. (LAL)
Descriptors: Business Administration, Community Colleges, Employment Programs, Entrepreneurship, Minority Groups, Program Administration, Small Businesses, Two Year Colleges, Youth Employment, Youth Programs
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 410, Washington, DC 20036 ($7.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.; Department of Commerce, Washington, DC. Minority Business Development Agency.