Business Management Class Information

Length of Course

1 Year

Sessions Offered

Morning: 8:00 - 10:00 or 8:00 - 10:45 (depending on the high school)
Afternoon 12:00 - 2:00 or 12:00 - 2:45 (depending on the high school)

Main Areas of Focus

Managing a Business
Leadership Skills
Portfolio
Teaming
Human Resources
Finance
Visual Merchandising
Public Relations
Product Development
Digital Marketing

State of Michigan Curriculum Segments

Functions of Marketing
Selling
Promotion
Pricing
Financial Analysis
Channel Management
Entrepreneurship
Marketing Information Management
Product/Service Planning
Human Resources
Economics

Certifications

National Retail Federation - Customer Service, Sales, Retail Management Certifications
DECA School-Based Enterprise Certificate
OSHA 10 Hour Certification

High School Credit

Elective credit is earned at the local high schools when the course is completed. Students may be eligible to earn 4th year math-related credit, VPAA credit, and credit for an online learning experience. See your high school counselor for more information.

Student Leadership

Business Management students have the opportunity for leadership, competition and community service through membership in DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America).