Higher Education

Making It Count: Math for the Beauty and Wellness Industry, 1st Edition

  • Terry Clark
  • ISBN-10: 1111641447  |  ISBN-13: 9781111641443
  • 186 Pages
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $21.50

About

Overview

Making It Count: Math for the Beauty and Wellness Industry lays out the basics of math and uses pertinent, real-life industry scenarios allowing the student to view math as it relates to their future career. Topics include scheduling, planning appointments, performing inventory, ordering products, determining volume-based discounts and reading financial documents. All of these topics are covered in an appealing style with activities and examples that will keep the student engaged and help them to understand the role math plays in the industry. This resource helps make the challenge of math in the salon or spa into a manageable and rewarding skill set.

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Features and Benefits

  • Relevant, industry-based practice problems and answers allow the student to see the concepts in action.
  • Descriptions of the mathematical processes and operations are easy to read and understand.
  • Metric and other conversion charts in the appendix allow the student quick, easy access to useful information.
  • Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter and review questions reinforce material and concepts.

Table of Contents

1. Mathematical Basics.
2. Appointment Planning And Scheduling Clients.
3. Inventory Control And Management.
4. Purchasing Principles.
5. Pricing Products And Services And Determining Profit.
6. Meeting Financial Goals.
7. Budgeting, Planning And Reporting.
8. Inventory Control Using The Metric System.
9. Banking And Interest.
10. Solving Problems Related To Inventory And Scheduling.

Efficacy and Outcomes

Reviews

"This book is long overdue for the beauty industry. Students and professionals will certainly benefit from the math concepts within this text."

— Madeline Udod, Eastern Suffolk BOCES

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Course Management Guide on CD  (ISBN-10: 1111641463 | ISBN-13: 9781111641467)

This CD is the primary instructor resource for Making it Count: Math for the Beauty and Wellness Industry. It includes lesson plans and a computerized testbank as well as a library of images features in the text so you can create your own handouts and presentations for your classroom. Files are in PDF format, and must be opened with Adobe Reader, a free software program. This is a saleable only product.

Printed Access Card for Making It Count: Math for the Beauty and Wellness Industry  (ISBN-10: 1285049306 | ISBN-13: 9781285049304)

The ebook is a convenient and cost-effective way to access course materials. With the ebook you can highlight, take notes, search, print, and have online, offline and mobile access.

List Price = $26.95  | CengageBrain Price = $26.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $21.50

Spa Business Strategies: A Plan for Success  (ISBN-10: 1435482093 | ISBN-13: 9781435482098)

Spa Business Strategies: A Plan for Success uses thought-provoking questionnaires, practical examples and targeted worksheets guiding the reader through each facet of business development. It covers important business topics such as the need to develop a clear vision and solid business plan; understanding demographics and identifying their target market; finding the best location or purchasing an existing spa business; planning the physical space or the architecture and design of their spa; purchasing products and equipment; technology and computer systems; developing key marketing tools and strategies; analyzing sales and productivity data; promoting retail and service sales, developing excellent communication and customer service skills, managing customer and employee relations; using financial management tools and compensation strategies that will help them to maintain their business and manage day to day operations at maximum efficiency.

List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $76.25

Student Supplements

Printed Access Card for Making It Count: Math for the Beauty and Wellness Industry  (ISBN-10: 1285049306 | ISBN-13: 9781285049304)

The ebook is a convenient and cost-effective way to access course materials. With the ebook you can highlight, take notes, search, print, and have online, offline and mobile access.

List Price = $26.95  | CengageBrain Price = $26.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $21.50