This course is designed to provide an introduction to the process of turning an idea into a successful start-up business. A primary focus is for the student to explore the potential of and the process for being a successful entrepreneur. The course introduces the student to the processes for creating a potentially successful business plan. Students will also understand the social and economic responsibilities of those engaged in a competitive economic system as it pertains to various areas of entrepreneurship. Students gain valuable leadership and employment skills and receive opportunities for scholarships and community involvement by participating in DECA, a state and national career and technical student organization.
Expect to learn:
  • Start your own business
  • Create products and services
  • Study the principles of problem-solving, innovation and design thinking
Other Features:
  • College credit and internship opportunities may be available
Career information for this industry:
  • Salary range: $45,130 - more than $187,199
  • Education range: Bachelor's Degree to Master's Degree (MBA)
  • Projected job growth: 11%
Statistics according to Bureau of Labor Statistics for General and Operations Managers/Top Executives, Retrieved: 11/5/15

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