ERIC Number: ED291965
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
How To Set Up Your Own Small Business. Service Company Case Study. Manufacturing Firm Case Study. Retail Store Case Study.
This collection of case studies is intended for use in a course in setting up a small business. The first, a case study of the process of setting up a service company, covers analyzing the pros and cons of starting one's own business, assessing the competition and local market, and selecting a site for and financing the business. The principal advantages and disadvantages of starting a small business, market and trade area analysis, types of business organization, facility and equipment requirements, and methods of obtaining financing are addressed in the case study of setting up a manufacturing firm. The third case study, which deals with establishing a retailing firm, covers the steps involved in deciding whether or not to establish a small business, market and trade area analysis, operations, finance, competition, and methods of determining the numbers and types of employees that will be needed. (MN)
Descriptors: Business Administration, Business Education, Case Studies, Credit (Finance), Decision Making, Employer Employee Relationship, Entrepreneurship, Facility Planning, Facility Requirements, Financial Support, Learning Activities, Manufacturing, Marketing, Money Management, Personnel Management, Postsecondary Education, Retailing, Secondary Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Service Occupations, Site Selection, Small Businesses
American Institute of Small Business, 7515 Wayzata Blvd., Suite 201, Minneapolis, MN 55426 ($15.00; 10 or more--$13.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Inst. of Small Business, Minneapolis, MN.
Note: For related documents, see CE 049 853-857.