Business Careers

Business Careers


Sandy Goodrich

Course Description:

The Business Careers program is for any student interested in learning about the skills necessary to work in the business industry. Students will experience hands-on business tasks using the latest software and equipment combined with one-on-one instruction. Students will have the opportunity to learn about entrepreneurship by starting their own business from the bottom up as they develop their product, market their product, sell their product, and do the bookkeeping for their product. The Business Careers class offers the opportunity to earn articulated and direct college credit as well.

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Business Careers

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Business Careers Class Website

Student Quotes:

"I liked working at my own pace, and being treated more as a college student rather than a high school student."
- Business Careers student

"In this class you have the freedom to work at your own pace and you can get one-on-one support."
- Business Careers student

Special Features of the Program:


State-of-the-art office equipment and the latest software versions are used for instruction.

Individualized instruction and cooperative learning are provided to help the student increase skills in job specialties.

Employability skills instruction and career exploration are incorporated into the curriculum.

Work-based learning opportunities are available, and field trips to area businesses are conducted.

Articulated college credit is available through Baker College, Davenport University, Ferris State University, Grand Rapids Community College, and Muskegon Community College.

Direct college credit is available with Muskegon Community College.

View a list of program advisors:

Business Careers Advisory Committee