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Getting Down to Business [microform] : Welding Business, Module 32. [Student Guide]. Entrepreneurship Training Components / Joyce P. Gall
Bib ID 5407971
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Gall, Joyce P
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1981 
87 p. 

This module on owning and operating a welding business is one of 36 in a series on entrepreneurship. The introduction tells the student what topics will be covered and suggests other modules to read in related occupations. Each unit includes student goals, a case study, and a discussion of the unit subject matter. Learning activities are divided into individual activities, discussion questions, and a group activity. Units (and subject matter) in this module are planning your business (products and services; important personal qualities; how to compete; legal requirements); choosing a location (factors to consider; checking a location); getting money to start (business description; statement of financial need) being in charge (dividing the work; paying for services; hiring employees; supervising and training employees); organizing the work (planning a job; work order; work schedule); setting prices (costs, expenses, and profits; other factors that affect prices); advertising and selling (advertising methods; what makes a good ad; selling your products and services; "selling" yourself); keeping financial records (planninq your recordkeeping; handling credit; daily cash sheet); and keeping your business successful (the importance of cash flow; profit/loss statement; changing your business). A summary and quiz complete the document. (A teacher's guide is available for this module.) (CT)


Availability: Wisconsin Vocational Studies Center, 964 Educational Sciences Bldg., Madison, WI 53706 (Order No. ETC100RR1, $6.00. 25% discount on 100 or more of same title. Complete set--ETC100--$200.00).

Sponsoring Agency: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: 300-79-0535.

ERIC Note: For related documents see CE 031 026-101 and CE 031 324.

Educational level discussed: Secondary Education.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Administrator Role.  |  Advertising.  |  Business Administration.  |  Business Education.  |  Business Skills.  |  Financial Support.  |  Learning Activities.  |  Learning Modules.  |  Money Management.  |  Recordkeeping.  |  Salesmanship.  |  Secondary Education.  |  Welding.  |  Entrepreneurship Small Businesses
Form/genre Guides, Classroom
Other authors/contributors American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA
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