Business Management Associate Degree Academy - Virtual 2

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 high school diploma 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)
Principles of Management
​Innovative Business Mindset
​Intro. to Human Resource
Marketing Principles
​Year 2

Speech (Must take one time but offered every summer)
​Leadership for Business Excellence 
Business Law
​Business Ethics 
Business Analytics
Microsoft Office Suite or Excel
​Year 3


(Must take one time but offered every summer)

English Comp 1
Intro to Accounting or Accounting 1
Project Management
Business Management Career Planning
Business Finance
Strategic Managment 
Year 4


(Must take one time but offered every summer)

​Global Business
Managing Operations
Business Management Internship
Intro to Pyschology*
Introductory Statistics* or WorkKeys

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

All General Education (800- level) courses offered every fall, spring, and summer terms. 

Other courses taught Real time Online or My Choice by CVTC instructors 

*AP courses taught at your High School may substitute for CVTC courses if required AP test score is earned.

*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 other 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-credit)
Two-day orientation and program overview

102-130 Innovative Business Mindset (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.

102-112 Principles of Management (3 credits)
Students learn about the four managerial functions of planning, organizing, controlling, and leading in contemporary organizations. A series of self-assessment questionnaires provide insights into personal behaviors and help students turn managerial theories into potential personal managerial practices. Students learn how management processes apply to a global environment.

116-193 Intro to Human Resources (3 credits)
In this course students will examine the role and goals the human resource management in today’s businesses. Students will learn and apply skills related to the various human resource functions, including equal employment opportunity, basic employment law concepts and diversity; job analysis, recruitment, and selection; compensation and benefits; performance management; and labor relations.

Just the Facts

Fall 2023
60 Credit High School Academy

Registration Status //

Academy Dates //
August 28 - December 15, 2023 | January 22 - May 17, 2024High School Academies follow all scheduled CVTC breaks.

Days of Week //
Mon - Fri

Times //

Classroom Location //
Online Live

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