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Business & Marketing Program
If you want to run your own business or be the person that makes a business successful, be sure to look at the opportunities in the Business, Management and Administration Career Cluster. Students learn business skills essential to efficient, productive operations for any company. Most business communication is marketing communication. Marketing jobs represent nearly one in every four jobs in the U.S. economy. Marketing courses help you learn and experience how the marketing process seeks to establish and satisfy the needs and wants of individuals who buy goods, services and ideas. Businesses of all types and sizes, including non-profit organizations, use marketing in their local, national and global operations to move products and services from their origin to the end-user.
- Buying and merchandising
- Management and entrepreneurship
- Marketing communications and promotion
- Marketing information management and research
- Office manager or executive assistant
- Human resource manager
- Financial and investment planning
- Interactive media
Is this pathway for you?
- Are you someone who likes to work with data to solve problems?
- Do you like to interact with all kinds of people?
- Do you like to come up with new ideas?
- Do you like to follow directions to complete a task?
- Do you consider yourself a leader who could be part of a team?
- Are you interested in being a team captain, officer or having a role in an organization?
- Are you interested in technology and its ongoing innovation?
- Have you ever dreamed of owning your own business?
Connecting career pathways through student leadership
In DECA you can connect to the world of marketing and business outside the classroom. DECA members are teamed with business professionals for job shadowing and mentoring programs to give you an enormous head start on your career.
Run your school store, work on marketing project teams and become involved in civic activities that make a difference in your community.
Washington Future Business Leaders of America
FBLA gives students a professional edge, current professional information and valuable connections to business and industry partners.
Gain leadership skills by planning and participating in community service, developing speaking and presentation skills, attending conferences and networking.
LWSD elective recommendations
Business and marketing
- MS – Introduction to Business
- MS – Computer Applications
- MS – Project Management & Leadership I, II
- Business and Marketing Foundations
- Microsoft Office Specialist I, II
- Personal Finance
- Financial Algebra
- AP Statistics
- AP Microeconomics and AP Macroeconomics
- Business and Personal Law
- Sports and Entertainment Marketing
- Digital Marketing and Social Media
- Retail Operations
- Retail Management
- Business and Marketing Management
- Leadership/Project Management I, II