BUSINESS, MARKETING, AND ECONOMICSGrade Level: 11–12Credit Value: .5 credit in business and .5 credit economics per semesterPre-Requisite: NoneRequired Materials: NoneCourse Description:This course is designed to provide students a hands on experience in the world of business. Students will be assigned mentors and business partners to help them develop skills relevant to the 21st century. Focus will be placed upon the role of management and the challenges associated with human resources, laws affecting business operations, and the skills required for successful leadership in a dynamic environment. Opportunities associated with producing world class products will be discussed along with the importance of total quality management. Students will complete various hands on projects to reinforce learning, many of which will involve the use of technology. Students will complete this course with a presentation for their business partner.