Business Management

Instructor: Kay Markovic
Paraprofessional: Rebecca Hopp

Students will spend the school year creating and managing a successful business.  Each year students build the business, Port 31, from the ground up making it their own!  Emphasis is placed on building a professional portfolio that showcases management, leadership, social media marketing and customer service skills developed during the course.  Students will benefit from teaming with department members and collaborating on all areas of the business as a staff.  A heavy focus placed on problem solving in order to maximize company profits.  Different departments of the company include: Human Resources, Finance, Product Development, Buying & Inventory, Sales, Promotional Events, Advertising, Digital Marketing, Visual Merchandising and Public Relations.  This engaging and fast paced work environment offers students a hands on experience in running a business.  Opportunities are also available for students who are interested in Certifications from the National Retail Federation (NRF), 10 Hour OSHA Certification and DECA School-Based Enterprise Certifications, DECA Competition, Internships, Co-Op Placement and College Credits.  Visit for more information.

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