Business Management Academy - Menomonie High School - (Menomonie Students Only)

Dual Credit High School Academy

Business is everywhere. Leaders are made. Are you interested in a broad career that will develop your leadership skills? Earn your Business Management Associate's Degree through Chippewa Valley Technical College while earning your high school diploma. Participating in this academy you will have the opportunity to graduate with a diploma from Menomonie High School along with obtaining an Associate's Degree in Business Management from CVTC.  In this embedded four-year program, you will learn how to make effective business decisions, plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the functions of business that lead to outstanding companies. CVTC has several articulation agreements in place with partner universities for students to complete their bachelor's degree in as few as two years after high school graduation! 

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​Summer Course
​School Year Courses
​Year 1
Business Management Orientation (2 Days/No credit)
​Innovative Business Mindset (TC) 
Marketing Principles (TC) 
​Year 2
​Intro. to Human Resources
​Leadership for Business Excellence (TC)
Principles of Management (TC)
​Business Ethics 
​Year 3
​Business Law

(Must take one time but offered every summer)

Intro to Accounting
Business Analytics 
Excel or Microsoft Office (TC)
Project Management
AP Language or AP Psych
Year 4
​Global Business

(Must take one time but offered every summer)

​Business Finance
Managing Operations
Business Management Career Planning
Business Management Internship
Strategic Management
AP Psych
*AP Statistics

(TC) = Transcripted Credit course offered by Menomonie High School teachers

AP courses taught by Menomonie High School teachers

Other courses taught by CVTC Instructors

If a student does not earn AP credit or cannot take a course in the sequence, there are other options available to complete all required courses. 

*Meets AP Statistics requirement if: WorkKeys Assessment Score: Graphic Literacy- Level 4 •  Workplace Documents-Level 5  • Applied Math-Level 6

If a student does not earn AP credit or cannot take a course in the sequence there are options available to complete all required courses

*Summer commitment is required.

Having access to a laptop is required. Chromebooks are not an acceptable device.

Course Description

Year 1 Courses

Summer Introduction to Business Management Academy (Non-credits)
Two day orientation and program overview

102-130 Innovative Business Mindset (TC) (3 credits)
In this course, students will define the traits and mindset of entrepreneurs.  Students will use tools to determine their personal entrepreneurial traits.  Students will examine a variety of innovative companies (small, social, and global).  Students will understand the difference between entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs.  Students will evaluate existing business plans.

104-102 Marketing Principles (TC) (3 credits)
A comprehensive look at marketing concepts and functions. Concepts include: marketing mix, marketing decision making, segmentation, promotion, research, product development, distribution, and logistics. Marketing Principles introduces modern marketing practices, studies the essential role played by marketing in society, as well as techniques used for various industries.

Just the Facts

Fall 2023
60 Credit High School Academy

Registration Status //

Academy Dates //
August 2023 - June 2024High School Academies follow all scheduled CVTC breaks.

Days of Week //
Mon - Fri

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Classroom Location //
Menomonie High School

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