High School Business and Technology
Business, finance and information technology programs offer a vast array of courses focused on developing skills in communication, leadership, management and problem-solving.
At Gwinn, INN, Ishpeming, Marquette, Munising, Negaunee and Westwood High Schools.
Business programs feature simulations and real-world applications, business basics to developing actual entrepreneurial business plans.
Finance programs range from personal finance and money management to corporate accounting, using technology and computerized accounting to analyze financial data.
Information technology covers everything from basic applications and apps to advanced web design, interactive graphics and media production.
Digital/Multimedia programs focus on combining graphics, text, audio, and video within an interactive environment. At MSHS & WHS.
High School Business and Information Technology Programs
Marquette and Alger County high schools provide a robust selection of business, finance and information technology programs, both at the micro and macro levels of business education. With the programs’ emphasis on both technical and employability skills, students who enroll in these classes will be well prepared for the rigors of similar college programs and careers in business.
Business, finance and information technology programs at Gwinn, INN Community Schools, Ishpeming, Marquette, Munising, Negaunee and Westwood High Schools offer a vast array of courses focused on developing skills in communication, leadership, management, self-awareness and problem-solving.
BUSINESS PROGRAMS feature business simulations and real-world applications and cover everything from business basics and being a savvy consumer to the development of actual entrepreneurial business plans.
FINANCE PROGRAMS range from personal finance and money management to corporate accounting with an emphasis on the use of the technology and computerized accounting to analyze financial data.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY courses expose students to everything from basic word processing, Microsoft Of ce applications and Google Apps to advanced web design, interactive graphics and media production.
Business, finance and information technology courses should be part of the curriculum for every high school student, helping young adults manage their own nancial affairs and make intelligent consumer and business-related choices in the global marketplace.
DIGITAL/MULTIMEDIA These programs are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed for entry-level positions in multimedia and web publishing. Multimedia combines computer-based text, graphics, audio, and video within an interactive environment. The programs are typically available to students in grades 10-12 and are offered at MSHS & WHS.
Variety at Negaunee High School
NHS offers a range of business and IT-related courses: business and dynamics, personal finance, business law and three different computer courses. Students also have the opportunity to earn Microsoft Office certification. In accounting, the focus is on real-world financial management applicable to students and on forming the building blocks of a business in the future. All of the students participated in an Hour of Code and helped elementary and middle school students learn about coding.
Westwood High School CTE Business Program
Continued growth and success
Westwood High School continues its tradition of success on many fronts, including Business Professionals of America and Microsoft Imagine Academy weaved into rich, in-depth programs in finance, business administration and management operations, digital/multimedia & information resources design and Westwood's new Cybersecurity Initiative.
One of Westwood's cybersecurity teams recently qualified for the top 10 in the Governor's High School Cyber Challenge held in Detroit. It was a wonderful opportunity for Westwood students to compete on an advanced level and learn more about the world of cybersecurity.