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Business Management Pathway

CTE Pathways: Connecting High School to College and Career
Career and Technical Education courses help you get started on your pathway to success.

Program Description
Business Management seeks to develop sound management skills within students, as management plays a role in future employment. Students learn to analyze, and evaluate data from the other functional areas of business (e.g. marketing, finance, accounting, and production) as well as focus on managing oneís time and the time and talent of others. Effective management requires decision-making abilities, long-range planning knowledge, human relations expertise, and motivational skills.

You Will Learn
  • Current technological applications.
  • Leadership skills.
  • The effect internal trade has on management style and decisions.

Pathway Brochure
Class availability may vary at your high school.
-Business Management - PDF

Student Leadership Organization
Future Business Leaders of American (FBLA) is the student leadership organization for Business Education. FBLA provides students with opportunities for leadership, community involvement, business partnerships, and competition with other students in events ranging from Public Speaking to Job interview to Parliamentary Procedures.

Beyond High School
There are a number of options for education and training beyond high school, depending on your career goals.

  • Certificate
  • Associate degree
  • Bachelorís degree
  • Professional degree
  • On-the-job training
  • Apprenticeship
  • Military training


Sample Occupations
  • Business Consultant
  • Business Education Teacher
  • Business Manager
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • E-commerce Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Public Relations Manager

Workforce Trends
In the past, MBAs generally covered all aspects of business. But these days, programs are expanding to include specializations ranging from nonprofit management to international business and electronic commerce.

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