Starting and operating a small business is a difficult task. This project strongly ties into our unit on business types and will help you to better understand the complexities of business ownership.
Young Adult Network Status: Contractor investigating grant funding Target completion date: Scriptwriting, production, marketing—cooperatively with students Anticipated fee: The Jackson school district has asked DV to produce a videotape which will be useful to schools and communities interested in school reform, student entrepreneurship, and co-location of social and health services to sites within the local community.
The video will include an overview on foundations and other funding agencies with tips on how to successfully pursue grant funding. Bi-Racial Dating and Relationships. This is a grant-funded project to be produced in cooperation with teen mothers from Young Adult Network, who initiated the idea themselves.
DV has been approached by Young Adult Network which is researching grant funding for the project. DV is interested in helping Young Adult Network find a way to use the videotape project as a learning resource for the teen mothers and possibly to turn it into a student entrepreneurship venture.
Non-Proprietary Videotapes Potential to date: DV is investigating this apparent demand for a local videotape distributor. Initially used only for broadcast television, professional videography equipment dropped dramatically in price in the s, making videos a practical alternative for everything from resumes to fund drives.
Its relative cheapness compared to film gave rise to a bumper crop of video entrepreneurs and made visual recordings accessible to the average person in the street.
According to an advertising publication of Karol Media, a Pennsylvania videotape distribution company, the home video industry "had dramatic effects on the information and education business … Schools and organizations … that never owned 16mm projectors now own VCRs.
And what an audience!
The needs of our beleaguered schools have been widely publicized. They are eager for the right materials … Curriculum tie-ins, teacher-led discussion, follow-up activity, take-away literature, all are possible.
Because videos can be produced so cheaply, they make excellent "how-to" demonstrators for everything from cutting a square corner to learning to speak in public.
Video is especially useful at depicting interactions between people-for example, to illustrate incidence of sexual harassment, or to show effective responses students can make to harassment. In the schools, a videotape ensures a consistent message from class to class and can serve as an excellent springboard for discussion.
A video reaches its maximum potential if its demonstrations are followed up with practice and role playing among members of the audience, turning a passive learning experience into an active one. Companies such as Beckley-Cardy, which specialize in supplying educational resources to the schools, now have burgeoning catalogues of videotapes for use in the classroom.
Although the issues of concern to educators come and go with the seasons, the reliance on audiovisual resources like video to bring those issues to life in the classroom is here to stay. Some of the major suppliers distribute products for three or four academic areas only.
In addition to videos and films, these companies deal in print materials, equipment and a wide assortment of "manipulatives" everything from math counters to CPR dummies. Listed below is some of what DV learned by talking with people representing these supply companies: Beckley-Cardy National supplier of teaching resources, including the videos of United Learning Videos see below ; Regional office located in Duluth Educational videos in current catalogue: We are encouraged, for example, to learn that— The market is definitely there for educational videotapes of all kinds; With effective marketing and distribution, there is a bright future for the small, independent producer who can afford to create videos inexpensively; Suppliers agree that sexual harassment is currently a topic of concern to educators nationwide; As yet, there are few videotapes on this subject directed at young people in the schools; DV would not have any problem finding a distributor for non-state-specific sexual harassment videos at either the elementary or secondary level.
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On the other hand, it is clear that—The challenge lies with the marketing and distribution. Our impression is that it is rare to find a company with the talents and the time to do both well.
It is hard for us to see right now where that kind of money would come from. However, we take this remark as a word to the wise.A complete business plan must also include a set of financial projections for the business.
These forward-looking projected financial statements are often called pro-forma financial statements or. And Devon Maher's plan for an environmentally friendly business that "specializes in the collation and distribution of worm waste through the process of "vermi-composting," which uses the critters.
Create Your Own Business Project 5 Assignment 4: Job Descriptions – 3 (32 pts.) Write your own detailed description of each position you will need filled in your business. Regardless, short- and medium-term financial projections are a required part of your business plan if you want serious attention from investors.
The financial section of your business plan should include a sales forecast, expenses budget, cash flow statement, balance sheet, and a profit and loss statement.
Writing a Business Plan: An Example for a Small Premium Winery An example of a business plan written for a small Department of Applied Economics and Management College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cornell University, Ithaca, New York It is the policy of Cornell University actively to support equality of educational and.
College of Business and Economics. WVU Home. Search. Would you like to search this site specifically, or all WVU websites? Business Plan Competition; Bureau of Business and Economic Research. The Ph.D. in Economics program has a projected plan of course study to help you on your way to achieving your Ph.D.