ERIC Number: ED342945
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Cataldo, Paul F.
Enterprise Skills Development Project for Youth (ESDPY), renamed Project EDGE (Encouraging the Development and Growth of Entrepreneurship), is described in this report. Project EDGE is a training program that assists youth in acquiring the entrepreneurial and life skills necessary to become successful employees/employers in the information age. This report outlines a list of competencies in entrepreneurial education needed to teach a semester-long class as well as a full-year class in entrepreneurship. The expansion of the meaning of the following competency areas describes the level of performance and recommended standards needed for a student to meet the competency: small business; entrepreneurship; ownership; the market; locations; financing; financial records; legal requirements and government regulations; human resources; product, service, and inventory control; advertising; organization and management; marketing; credit; technical assistance; and business plans. Included are planned course statements for each course and a list of competencies common to all vocational areas. These competencies are correlated to the essential learning skills where appropriate. The ESDPY curriculum development for Project EDGE contains the following: definitions of 5 terms; 13 bibliographic listings; 4 books; 3 periodicals; and 9 other resources. (NLA)
Descriptors: Advertising, Business Administration Education, Competency Based Education, Credit (Finance), Daily Living Skills, Entrepreneurship, Facility Inventory, Federal Regulation, Financial Support, Free Enterprise System, High Schools, Human Resources, Labor Market, Legislation, Marketing, Ownership, Small Businesses, Technical Assistance
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Eagle Point School District, OR.