ERIC Number: ED302654
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Entrepreneurship Education Instructor's Manual. Competency-Based Education.
Miller, Sandra W.; Williams, Jamie C.
This guide is intended for use in teaching a course in entrepreneurship that is geared toward high school seniors. Specifically, the materials included in the guide have been designed to be incorporated into business and office education and marketing education courses. The guide consists of a list of the tasks necessary for a person to be successful in an entrepreneurial endeavor, a suggested course format (including suggested instructional times to be allotted for each), 50 instructor's guide sheets, and a resource list. Each instructor's guide sheet includes objectives, suggested teaching strategies, a list of recommended resources, evaluation techniques, suggested student organization activities, and an instructor's final checklist to use in teaching about each task. The following topics are among those covered on the task sheets: determining risks that must be assumed by entrepreneurs; conducting market research; identifying potential clientele; implementing advertising strategies; identifying types of small business ownership; developing a business plan for a small business; developing a home-based business; and determining sources of credit and financial support; maintaining financial records; and identifying laws and regulations affecting small business. (MN)
Descriptors: Accounting, Behavioral Objectives, Bookkeeping, Business Education, Competency Based Education, Credit (Finance), Economic Opportunities, Entrepreneurship, Financial Support, High Schools, Laws, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Marketing, Office Occupations Education, Risk, Small Businesses
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Office of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Coll. of Education.