Business Management & Finance Courses
This course is designed to provide students with hands-on skills involving graphic design, digital photography, Web publishing, and digital video production.
Students use various hardware peripherals and software for completing documents. This course is appropriate for 9th through 12th grade students.
This foundation course is designed to assist students in developing technological proficiencies in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentations, communications, Internet use, ethics, and careers using technology applications. Simulations and projects promoting teamwork, leadership, and workplace skills offer further opportunities for application of knowledge and skills.
This course is appropriate for 10th through 12th grade students.
Business Technology Applications—Advanced is a one-credit course that provides students with project-based applications of concepts learned in Business Technology Applications or Business Essentials. Personal computing and business skills are integrated throughout the course as students use a variety of software applications to produce and prepare documents for publication and learn how to select appropriate software for generating information.
A major emphasis is placed on guiding students through real-world experiences to aid in the school-to-career transition. This course is appropriate for 11th and 12th grade students considering a wide range of postsecondary educational options.
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the organizational functions of business, including quality concepts, project management, functions of management, examination of leadership styles, etc. This course is appropriate for 9th through 12th grade students.
Introduction to Accounting is designed to provide students with an understanding of the organizational functions of businesses, including quality concepts, project management, and problem solving.
Specific content standards to be included in each of the courses are indicated in the Course of Study chart. This course is appropriate for 9th through 12th grade students.
Advanced Accounting designed to provide students with an increased emphasis on accounting principles and techniques for solving business problems and making financial decisions.
This course includes adjusting inventory control systems; applying accounting procedures for revenues, expenses, and loans; and enhancing accounting skills. This course is appropriate for 10th through 12th grade students.
Marketing Principles is a course designed to provide students with an overview of in depth marketing concepts. Students develop a foundational knowledge of marketing and its functions, including marketing information management, pricing, product and service management, entrepreneurship, and promotion and selling.
Students examine the need for sales and marketing strategies. Students practice customer relationship skills, ethics, technology applications, and communicating in the workplace. This course is appropriate for 10th through 12th grade students.
Sales and Promotion Planning is a course that provides the tools necessary for the development, implementation, and management of promotional programs. The focus of this course is on utilizing promotional knowledge and skills for communicating information to achieve a desired outcome.
Students develop skills related to advertising, publicity, special events, visual merchandising, displays, promotional campaigns, and advertisements to aid in promotional planning. Students will learn to manage the sales function to determine client needs and wants and to respond through planned, personalized communication. This course is appropriate for 11th and 12th grade students.
Sports & Entertainment Marketing is a specialized course designed to offer students an opportunity to gain knowledge & develop skills related to the growing sports & entertainment industry.
Sports marketing addresses such diverse products as the sporting event itself, its athletes, sports facilities or locations, sporting goods, personal training, and sports information. Entertainment marketing includes events such as fairs, concerts, trade shows, festivals, plays, product launches, and causes.
Students will develop skills in the areas of merchandising, advertising, public relations/publicity, event marketing, sponsoring, ticket distribution, and career opportunities as they relate to the sports and entertainment industry. Students will foster a realistic understanding of the business environment in which marketing activities are performed and develop and understanding and appreciation of business ethics. Technology, employability skills, leadership and communications will be incorporated in classroom activities. This course is appropriate for 12th grade students.