Business Services

  • Business Services Image In a collaborative, startup-style learning environment, the Business Services Pathway will give students an opportunity to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset and develop skills to build and manage their own businesses. With a focus on building project management and leadership skills, students will engage in digital marketing, customer relationship management, sales, and small business management projects.

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  • Project Management for Entrepreneurs I (PM4EI)

    By definition, project management is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result. Project Management for Entrepreneurs I explores the fundamentals of project management with an entrepreneurial slant. Business and marketing concepts, including organizational communication, human resources management, entrepreneurship, accounting, finance, and leadership are explored. The course investigates the concepts and applicability of project management within organizations by examining the unique nature of projects, the need for integrated decision-making, and the stages of the project life cycle. The creation of a unique product, service, or idea that solves a problem in your community is required. This process will include collaboration on a sales pitch and business plan adopting the Business Canvas Model.

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credits: 1 Credit (.5 CTE / .5 English A)

    Certifications: Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM) upon completion of PM4EI and PM4EII (may be earned in grade 12 only)

  • Project Management for Entrepreneurs II (PM4EII)

    Project management is a rapidly growing profession. Between now and the year 2020, 1.57 million new project management jobs are projected to be created each year. Project Management for Entrepreneurs II presents a series of marketing challenges to teams of student project managers with the winners announced at the end of the semester. This course continues to prepare students in understanding how project management skills can assist in promoting an entrepreneurial venture. Students gain insights essential for using digital media to market their ideas, using innovative and financially responsible marketing strategies that are both traditional and non-traditional in nature.

    Grades: 10-12

    Prerequisites: Project Management for Entrepreneurs I

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credit: 1 Credit (.5 CTE / .5 English)

    Concurrent Enrollment: Arapahoe Community College (MAR 106, ENP 205)

    Certifications: Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM) upon completion of PM4EI and PM4EII (may be earned in grade 12 only)

  • Project Management for Entrepreneurs III (PM4EIII)

    This course enables students to understand how project management skills are necessary to build customer relations and service practice. Enrolled students learn how to problem solve and understand the importance of communicating with customers. Specific emphasis is given to managing customer expectations by building positive customer rapport and creating outcomes related to industry. In addition, this course examines Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and its application in marketing, sales, and service industry.

    Grades: 11-12

    Prerequisites: Project Management for Entrepreneurs I & II

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credits: 1 Credit (.5 CTE / .5 English)

    Concurrent Enrollment: Arapahoe Community College (MAR 160, MAN 243)

    Certifications: Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM) upon completion of PM4EI, PM4EII, & PM4EIII (may be earned in grade 12 only)

  • CTE Capstone

    While working in teams, students who have completed any CCIC pathway will solve real world problems faced by our business partners who will act as project sponsors. The teams will then initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control, and close the project by presenting the sponsor with the deliverable and/or solution. All team members must be willing to improve their skills in collaboration, leadership, time management, teamwork, commitment, and perseverance.

    Grades: 11-12

    Prerequisites: Any CCIC student completing a pathway at the CCIC is eligible to take the CTE Capstone course.

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credits: 1 Credit (.5 CTE / .5 English B)

    Concurrent Enrollment: Arapahoe Community College (MAN 224, MAN 128)

    Certifications: Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM) upon completion of PM4EI and PM4EII (may be earned in grade 12 only)

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