Track Overview

The world of business continues to evolve. Management today requires a grasp of finance, marketing, and operations fundamentals as well as collaboration and interpersonal skills. Our Academic Exploration Track introduces students to basic business fundamentals to provide a solid foundation. They will also gain valuable exposure to business topics unique to entrepreneurship such as business plan development and strategy.

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Track Overview

The world of business continues to evolve. Management today requires a grasp of finance, marketing, and operations fundamentals as well as collaboration and interpersonal skills. Our Academic Exploration Track introduces students to basic business fundamentals to provide a solid foundation. They will also gain valuable exposure to business topics unique to entrepreneurship such as business plan development and strategy.

Available at the following locations:

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Academic Foundations

Foundational classes within the Business & Entrepreneurship Academic Exploration Track will give students a baseline for exploring this varied and diverse topic. They will study areas such as strategy and business planning, finance, and marketing that will prepare them for subsequent work in this area.

Current Events

There are many current topics in today’s news for students to explore during this Academic Exploration Track. Students will review these current events, address related business questions, and form their own perspective on areas that will impact our global and local economy.

Project Work

Project work for this Academic Exploration Track will put a team of students together to solve a business issue. They will put themselves in the shoes of leading professionals and entrepreneurs to better understand key questions and issues. The goal is for students to complete their project work with a deeper understanding about how to apply the Academic Foundations to real-world issues.

Career Exploration

Experts in the fields of business and entrepreneurship will visit with students to share a perspective of their professional and personal journeys. They will share their lessons and learnings, as well as answer questions students may have.