Being a Successful Business Manager-Entrepreneur - It Ain't Easy!
This phase of the C.A.R.E. model can be used in numerous ways. It can be used directly by people considering starting a new business or for those contemplating making a major change in an existing business. It can be used by an instructor to work with such people on an individual basis, or it can be used in a workshop setting with small groups.
Instructors should be especially careful to help people understand that:
Varies due to the amount of time and research put into each worksheet.
A comfortable workshop setting is desired. Arrange the tables/chairs as best you can to enhance discussion and face-to-face interaction.
Equipment needed includes:
When presenting this phase of the C.A.R.E. model, it may be useful to review each worksheet, discussing them with the potential users before sending them off to do the work. If you will be working with an individual, you may wish to send them home to fill out Worksheet 1 and Worksheet 2. Please remind your participant(s) that each member of their family should fill out Worksheet 2. You can then discuss the completed worksheets with both the individual and his or her family.
Then, Worksheets 3, 4, 5 and 6 can be filled out by the individual and discussed with the instructor/advisor. For some individuals, it may be useful to fill out these worksheets a few times until your participant is comfortable with results.
Completion of Worksheet 7 will almost certainly require several drafts, detailed discussion research, and potential input from experts.
When working with small groups on this phase of the C.A.R.E. model, much of the same procedure can be used as when working with individuals, except the instructor can be a facilitator for general discussion among group members. It is important to maintain confidentiality in the small group setting so that group members feel that their business ideas are protected. It will, however, be important for small group instructors to do individual counseling and advising of group members as the need arises.
This PowerPoint presentation is for this phase of the C.A.R.E. module.
The set of PowerPoint slides included with this phase are useful for presenting this part of the C.A.R.E. model to small groups before sending them off to do the work.
Worksheets are provided to accompany this module.