Business touches everything in your world. The skills you learn in Business Management can make you an attractive job applicant for any company. If you see yourself managing teams of people to get projects done, crunching numbers to keep costs down, or becoming an entrepreneur and starting your own venture, then Business Management is the right program for you!
This program relates to planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. The curriculum provides students the opportunity to acquire occupational skills necessary in today’s business field such as effective communication, business technology, and math skills used for budgeting, pricing, marketing and many other areas of a company’s operations. Students participate in work-based experiences and prepare for further instruction in higher education.
One of the best ways to acquire experience in your chosen career is by joining a Career and Technical Student Organization.
Certifications & Licensing
The certifications we offer include:
- Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification
- OSHA Outreach 10 -hour training certification
- National Retail Federation Customer Service certification
- ServSafe Food Handler certification
Business Management in the Real World
Business is a field that incorporates many types of positions. From major corporations to independent businesses, every operation needs skilled administrators in order to succeed. Motivated, organized personalities will thrive in business, where environments are often high-powered.
There are a multitude of careers available (click the link above to see jobs, average salaries, etc.)
In today’s fast-paced business world, skills learned in business related courses can be transferred to a wide variety of fields.
Business Management @BCTHS
The Business Management Program is preparing students for today’s ever changing business world. Students will learn the functions of daily business activities along with procedures and technology related to business management, entrepreneurship, accounting and finance, office technologies along with medical billing and coding, paralegal studies and those all important professional and interpersonal skills.
Students will acquire skills needed for any business or office environment by engaging in high-level administrative support while conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions. The students will be operating a variety of office equipment such as fax machines, photocopiers, scanners, video conferencing and telephone systems. Students will learn basic accounting, which includes recording transactions in a general ledger, analyzing financial statements, adjusting and closing entries, and preparing payroll records. Software programs that students will be immersed in include Google Apps and Microsoft Office Suite.
Students will be encouraged to test for their Microsoft Office certification, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Certification, and their Customer Service certification from the National Retail Federation.
Students enrolled in this program will get hands on experience by managing and maintaining our student run coffee shop, The Daily Grind. Students will also be offered an opportunity to work in the Student Activities Office processing payments for dances, fundraisers, proms, and other school related activities. Our students will also be able to serve their fellow students enrolled in our other technical programs by offering Career Consultation Services. Business Management students have ample chances to be involved in numerous school events throughout the year such as Field Day, the Prom Fashion Expo, Blood Drives, 9th grade Student Activities Fair, and our SkillsUSA rally. They will be encouraged to participate in competitions via DECA, FBLA, and SkillsUSA.