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  • Management
  • Sales
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Production
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Public Relations
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Introduction to
Business / Marketing

Credit :1


Periods: 1


Students will learn business and marketing concepts, terminology, and applications. Course content is college level material.

Business topics covered will include financial management, consumer issues and purchasing strategies, ethics, management skills, manufacturing and service industry operations strategies, business structure, investment options, and current trends and events.

Students will complete a stock market and investment project where they will be asked to create a diversified portfolio, invest in real estate, and purchase a car.

The marketing portion of the course will cover the concepts of sales, promotion, purchasing, pricing, and distribution.

Students who successfully complete and maintain a B average in all three classes in the Tech Prep Business Management curriculum will have an opportunity to gain up to 12 college credits!

Web Tools for
Business Mgmt

Credit :1


Periods: 1


This course will allow students to use cutting-edge, industry standard software to design and develop Web pages for use in an E-commerce setting. Concepts covered will include file management, site design and strategy, creating and working with graphics, buttons, rollovers, animation, links, tables, cascading style sheets, objects and layers, and managing a web server and files.

Students will learn graphic design skills necessary to complete end-product marketing and business related materials.

Software Learned:

Adobe Creative Suite CS6 (Fireworks, Flash, Dreamweaver)


Credit :2

Grade: 12 Only

Periods: 2


Intro to Business/Marketing + Web Tools


This course will encourage students to learn how business functions and train students to meet the expectations of our fast-changing economy by providing them an opportunity to work with a local business professional and operate their own business by participating in the Junior Achievement Company Program.

Through this hands-on experience, students will create a company, elect officers and fill positions in Human Resources, Finance, Production, Marketing, and Sales Departments. Students will write a business plan, study consumer behavior, perform market research, order products, create and maintain a website, develop marketing tools and sales strategies, track and fill orders, and package and distribute products.

Students will use software programs to effectively manage their student-run company, thereby gaining truly applicable skills for a future career in business. A senior portfolio will be created.

"Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love."

-David McCullough

Get more information!

Mr. Michael Grady

330-497-5620 x480

Miss Amanda Humphrey

330-497-5620 x440

Mr. Robert White

Associate Principal

Hoover High School - 330.497.5672 - 525 7th Street North Canton, Ohio 44720