Get Ahead of the Curve

Everyone is looking for ways to ensure they stand out in a crowd of applicants. By exploring your business options now, you can get a leg up on the competition.

Which pathways are offered?

Business & Administrative Services—This pathway prepares students to facilitate business operations through a variety of administrative and clerical duties including information and communication management, data processing and collection, and project tracking.

Finance—This pathway prepares students to manage policy and strategy and implement them for an organization’s capital structure, budgeting, acquisition and investment, financial modeling and planning, funding, dividends, and taxation.

Logistics & Supply Chain Management—In this pathway, students learn about the importance of managing the flow of goods and services from the point of origin to the consumer—a critical process for many businesses in today’s disruptive environment. It can encompass warehousing, monitoring inventory, purchasing, transport and distribution.

Marketing—This pathway prepares students to plan, coordinate, and implement marketing strategies, advertising, promotion, and public relations activities.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Examples of jobs include:

  • Administrative assistant
  • Customer service representative
  • Copywriter
  • Public relations specialist

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

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What could my future look like in this career field?**


**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • RISE Up Retail Industry Fundamentals
  • RISE Up Customer Service and Sales
  • RISE Up The Business of Retail: Operations and Profits
  • RISE Up Warehouse, Inventory, and Logistics
  • Intuit QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU)
  • OSHA 10-Hour Training
  • CPR First Aid
  • Ohio Driver’s License

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***Many Microsoft®️ Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who participate in the program for at least two years will have further preparation for certification testing.