Business, Marketing & Administration

Business Management & Administration


Business Menagement & Administration

Program Instructors:

  • Kyle Carder
  • Asel Grap
  • Gretchen Kinne
  • Mary Racicky
  • Adam Zlomke

Program Rationale:

The business management and administration pathway prepares learners for careers in planning, organizing, directing and evaluation business functions essential to efficient and productive companies.  Students in this pathway use technology to perform and coordinate the administrative activities of an office and to ensure that information is collected and disseminated to staff and clients.  In addition, students learn ethics and law to enable them to be successful in the workplace or as an entrepreneur.

Program Description:

Students will explore legal rules and principles governing contracts, civilu issues, criminal conduct, the job application process, business skills and commitment necessary to operate an entrepreneurial venture.  Students will develop skills in using business software, specifically the Microsoft Office Suite—Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher used in professional communications.  Students will develop an understanding of the role of entrepreneurial businesses in the United States and the impact on the national and global business.

Course Information

GRADE LEVEL
10, 11, & 12

LENGTH
1-4 Semesters

ADMISSION CRITERIA
Complete on-line Career Pathway Application

PATHWAY COURSES

Law

  • Introduction to Business
  • Accounting (full year)
  • Business Law

Entrepreneurship

  • Introduction to Business
  • Accounting (full year)
  • Entrepreneurship, or College Introduction to Business (fall), then College Introduction to Entrepreneurship (spring)

Business Technology Applications

  • Information Technology Applications I
  • Information Technology Applications II
  • Business Communications (full year)

CAREERS
Careers in this pathway are in the fields of management, business financial management, accounting, human resources, business analysis, marketing and management, and administrative and information support

ENTRY LEVEL SALARY
$15-$18 per hour

STUDENT ORGANIZATION
SkillsUSA/Future Business Leaders of America

PREREQUISITE
Introduction to Business – 9th Grade