Business and Personal Finance
- A year-long course which cultivates decision making skills, examines real world financial issues and helps students develop good habits they will use in their daily lives. Students will investigate career choices and build budgets appropriate to that income base as well as analyze their personal finance and money management relative to higher education and its costs. Students will research banking, buying cars and homes, renting, taxes and investing their money. Students will also develop an understanding of business, finance, management and marketing while applying the mathematical knowledge necessary for success in those fields.
- A course based upon the Marketing Education Framework which provides a basic introduction on the scope and importance of marketing in the global economy, business, management, and entrepreneurship; communication and interpersonal skills; economics; and professional development foundations. Emphasis will be placed on oral and written communications and mathematical applications as they relate to selling, promotion, distribution, pricing, marketing-information management, product/service management, entrepreneurship, finance and career development. Instructional strategies may include computer/technology applications, as well as real and/or simulated occupational experiences and projects in the business and marketing functions.
- This course explores leadership styles, economics, personal finance and soft skills, while providing a background in business management and leadership. Skilled leaders motivate people or groups to achieve a common goal. Skilled managers plan, organize, staff, direct, and control an organization or group for the purpose of accomplishing a goal using available resources efficiently and effectively. Students engage with business professionals, and their community to actively practice the 21st Century skills of Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, and Critical Thinking. They will learn the best organizational practices using management skills including, but not limited to, classical, administrative and behavioral. Students enrolled in this course will have the opportunity to participate and compete in Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) activities and events.
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLAH
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)-Phi Beta Lambda is a non-profit educational association that prepares students for careers in business and business-related fields.
The organization looks to further support the learning and development of future business leaders, by analyzing daily educational experiences and involvement in leadership activities. We will find the tools to prepare for the future. We will profit from the experiences of others, those who have preceded us, as well as our teachers and others with whom we associate. Our studies and activities will help us meet changing conditions and further our understanding of the world’s varied economic systems.