Business Career Academy

This new CTE course is focused on creating a generation of young people with the skills, knowledge, and drive to become business leaders and entrepreneurs.  The Business Career Academy program places an emphasis on college and career readiness.  The program offers students interested in business a competitive edge through project-based, collaborative learning and the development of 21st Century skills including business management, entrepreneurship, financial literacy, technology, global awareness, problem solving, and communication.  Students learn business by doing business with coaching from industry professionals and Virtual Enterprises International (VEI).  

VEI is a live, in-school global business simulation and entrepreneurship program which is part of a global network of student-run businesses in over 40 countries.  VEI replicates all the functions of real businesses in both structure and practice and brings the workplace into the classroom. Under the guidance of a teacher and local business mentors, students create and manage their virtual businesses, learning all aspects from market research, business planning, product development, production and distribution to marketing, sales, human resources, accounting/finance and web design.

Industry Certifications:

  • OSHA 10

  • Employability Skills Certificate

  • PA Skills Certificate

Student Organization: FBLA