PTB401: Management & Business (2011-2012)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Management International Business
CALENDAR YEAR: 2011-2012
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
COURSE LENGTH: 18 weeks
About the Program:
Management International Business prepares students for careers in business. The course sequence focuses on duties and tasks performed by professionals in Management as well as pre-employment and employment skills.
Major Concepts/Content: Management International Business introduces students to the basic concepts of world trade, the different world markets, and the methods used to import and export goods. Students are taught to think in terms of the different legal, cultural, economic, and political environments. The course will include workplace skills such as time management, money management, human resources management, listening skills, speaking skills, and accessing/evaluating electronic resources.
Major Instructional Activities: Instructional activities will be provided in a lab utilizing individualized instruction or electronic learning services. Textbook, workbook problems, business simulations, team projects, computer activities, and electronic resources may be used. On-site visitations to area businesses and guest speakers may be included.
Major Evaluative Techniques: Students will be required to demonstrate an understanding of international business by passing objective/problem-solving tests, successful completion of class activities and research projects. Students should develop a complete business plan, which includes import/export activities.