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Courses Offered:

SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

The course is an introduction to entrepreneurship and the actions of starting, operating, and owning your own business. The class includes practical experience in running our school based enterprises. The student store and espresso stand will act as a tangible lab, where each member will act as an employee of the school based enterprises. Students will practice advertising, promotion, display, salesmanship, distribution, financing and marketing. Students will study business practices/procedures including basic economic principles, e-business, social media in business, creating a business plan, hiring and training employees, financial responsibilities and business ethics. Students will enhance and build upon their knowledge with practice in our FBLA & DECA student organization; including opportunities for fundraising, community service, and area competitions.

MARKETING (DECA)

The advanced marketing class is designed for students who want to improve their skills in the management, entrepreneurship, and marketing aspects of business. This class will strengthen 21st century skills along with being STEM focused. Each student will complete and present an in-depth, 30-page, business operations research written report. Last Revision 04/27/2018 51 DECA is an international student association, with over 200,000 members. DECA provides students with many opportunities for leadership development, case study competitions, scholarships, travel, and fun. Topics covered are universal in the world of business and apply to profit and not-for profit organizations.

INTRO TO BUSINESS (DECA)

Introduction to Business is a course that provides students with real world applicable knowledge and skills in business. Skills necessary to compete in the business industry, entrepreneurship, stock market, finance, international business, retail, food service, human relations, leadership and employability, and the overall free enterprise system are emphasized. This is a project- based introduction to marketing and DECA (an international leadership association of marketing students) course. The focal point of the course is from a marketing perspective of business. DECA is an international student association, with over 200,000 members. DECA provides students with many opportunities for leadership development, case study competitions, scholarships, travel, and fun. Topics covered are universal in the world of business and apply to profit and not-for profit organizations.