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Business Essentials

8th grade - 2nd semester Introductory-level course in the Business Entrepreneurship & Management, Finance, and Marketing Pathways. This is a core course designed to give students an overview of the business, marketing and finance career cluster occupations. Students will develop an understanding of how academic skills in mathematics, economics, and written and oral communications are integral components of success in these occupations. Students will examine current events to determine their impact on business and industry and legal and ethical behavior, acquire knowledge of safe and secure environmental controls to enhance productivity, determine how resources should be managed to achieve company goals, and identify employability and personal skills needed to obtain a career and be successful in the workplace. As students learn about different types of business ownership, they will interpret industry laws and regulations to ensure compliance, identify principles of business management, and analyze business practices to determine ethics and social responsibilities. Principles of Business eText/Textbook will be the primary classroom resource utilized.

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Business Pathways

Business  Management & Administration
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Finance
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Marketing
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