ERIC Number: ED290037
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Owning and Operating a Small Business. A Guide for Industrial Cooperative Training Programs. Learning Activity Package No. 14.
Braden, Robert P.; Remzi, Kerim
This learning activity package (LAP) on starting a small business is designed for student self-study. It will help students learn about their aptitudes and abilities as well as about the basics of running a small business. Following a list of learning objectives, the LAP contains a pretest (answer key provided at the end of the LAP). Ten learning activities follow, covering the following topics: terms used in a business of your own; the advantages and disadvantages of establishing your own business; what type of business is best for you; basic business types; buying an established business; estimating costs and financing the small business; location and layout of the physical facilities; advertising your business; operating your business; and licensing, taxation, and insurance. Each learning activity includes an objective, information sheets, and a self-test with answers. A posttest with answer key completes the LAP. (KC)
Descriptors: Advertising, Behavioral Objectives, Business Administration, Cooperative Education, Cooperative Programs, Course Content, Definitions, Distributive Education, Entrepreneurship, Independent Study, Insurance, Learning Activities, Money Management, Postsecondary Education, Pretests Posttests, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Small Businesses, Taxes, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 049 415-417.