Are you tired of working for someone else and would like to be your own boss one day? Would you like to use your creativity for advertising and marketing products? Do you plan on majoring in business once enrolled in college? Do you want to investigate the world of finance? if you answered "yes" to any of these questions then Business Essentials is the class for you! Students will be introduced to a variety of careers and activities within the business community. Students will gain an understanding of the role of business in society, which may help them decide a possible career path or area of interest for the future.
This course will also focus on personal business issues dealing with such topics as consumerism, money management, banking, investing, insurance, ethical/responsible practices, business law, human resource management, checking/savings/credit, business communication, marketing research, product research, and product development. Business Essentials is the first of a two year business program.
Global Business and Marketing
Global Business & marketing is the second of the two year business program. In global business the focus of first semester will be on operating businesses outside of the U.S. Expanding abroad creates certain challenges for domestic companies both small and large. Diverse cultures, laws, languages, and currencies add to the mix of challenges. This course will help students understand the different aspects of international business.
The focus of semester two will be marketing. A wide variety of marketing topics will be introduced including how marketing affects all of us, the marketing plan, selling, promotion, distribution, pricing and career development.The main tools used to discover and analyze these areas will include class discussions, readings, videos, case studies, articles, and company tours. The course is designed for those students who have an interest in pursuing a career in international business and marketing as well as those who seek to broaden their knowledge in the business field.