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MATERIALS FOR NEW AND PROSPECTIVE HANDICAPPED ENTERPRENEURS.

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Education
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
1862
Program Year/Program:
1985 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
1862
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Associated Enterprises Inc.
120 Admiral Cochrane Dr Annapolis, MD 21401
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1985
Title: MATERIALS FOR NEW AND PROSPECTIVE HANDICAPPED ENTERPRENEURS.
Agency: ED
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $29,468.00
 

Abstract:

THE PHASE I EFFORT IS TO ESTABLISH THE TECHNICAL MERIT AND FEASIBILITY OF USING VOICE MESSAGING TECHNOLOGY AS AN INST INSTRUCTIONAL TOOL FOR TRAINING HANDICAPPED PEOPLE WHO DE DESIRE TO START A BUSINESS OF THEIR OWN. THE HYPOTHESIS OF THE STUDY IS: USING VOICE MESSAGING TECHNOLOGY, IT IS POSSIBLE TO DEVELOP AN EFFECTIVE TRAINING PROGRAM FOR A NATIONWIDE AUDIENCE OF NEW AND FUTURE HANDICAPPED ENTREP RENEURS, PREPARING THEM TO ENTER THE BUSINESS WORLD. OUR WORK PLAN INCLUDES: (1) DEVELOPMENT OF A SAMPLE TRAINING "PACKAGE" OF AUDIO TAPES, WHICH, WHEN SUPPLEMENTED WITH WH WRITTEN REVIEW MATERIALS AND A NETWORK OF "ON CALL" BUSINESSEXPERTS AND EDUCATORS, WILL TRAIN NEW AND ASPIRING DISABLED ENTERPRENEURS; (2) DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATION OF AN IN-HOUSE TRIAL SYSTEM, INTERGRATING "VOICE MESSAGING TECHNOLOGY" WITH THE SAMPLE TRAINING PACKAGE; (3) EVALUATION OF THE TECH1862 TECHNOLOGY WITH THE TRAINING PACKAGE; AND (4) IDENTIFICATIONOF SPECIFIC POSSIBILITIES OF PROSPECTIVE CAPITAL COMMITMENTSFOR COMMERICAL APPLICATIONS OF THE SYSTEM. ONCE THE SYSTEM MIS SHOWN TO HAVE TECHNICAL MERIT AND FEASIBILITY, WE ANTICIPATE, DURING PHASE II: (1) DEVELOPING A COMPRE HENSIVE BUSINESS TRAINING PROGRAM, AND (2) INTEGRATING THE TRAINING PROGRAM WITH A FULLY OPERATIONAL VOICE MESSSSS AGING SYSTEM.

Principal Investigator:

Leonard a. blackshear
INVESTIGATOR
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Business Contact:

Leonard A. Blackshear
President
Small Business Information at Submission:

Associated Enterprises Inc
120 Admiral Cochrane Drive Annapolis, MD 21401

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No