The Business Management and Administration program of study encompasses planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. Business management and administrative career opportunities are available in every sector of the economy. From small business owners to global corporate executives, there is a need for employees with strong financial, organizational, time management, and communication skills. Students receive certification in Microsoft Office (Power Point, Word, and Excel) and have the opportunity to intern in the Smart Financial Credit Union branch on the Lamar High School campus.
CTE Cluster Strand Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Certification Endorsement BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MAGNET PROGRAM Business Administration Principles of Business, Marketing, & Finance Business Information Management 1 Business Management Practicum Microsoft Office Business & Industry Global Business/ Human Resource Management IB DP Business Administration Principles of Business, Marketing, & Finance Business Information Management 1 DP Business DP Business Microsoft Office Multidisciplinary DP Economics DP Economics Microsoft Office Multidisciplinary AP Computer Science Principles PreIB Computer Science DP Computer Science DP Computer Science Java Multidisciplinary
Microsoft Office Specialist Excel
Successful candidates for the Microsoft Office Specialist Excel 2016 certification exam have a fundamental understanding of the Excel environment and the ability to complete tasks independently. Candidates taking this exam will create and edit a workbook with multiple sheets, and they will use a graphic element to represent data visually. Workbook examples include professional-looking budgets, financial statements, team performance charts, sales invoices, and data-entry logs.
Microsoft Office Specialist Word
Successful candidates for the Word 2016 exam have a fundamental understanding of the Word environment and the ability to complete tasks independently. Candidates taking this exam will demonstrate the correct application of the principle features of Word 2016 by creating and editing 2-3-page documents for a variety of purposes and situations, documenting examples include professional-looking reports, multi-column newsletters, résumés, and business correspondence.
Microsoft Office Master Level 2016
Earning this certification demonstrates that a student has the highest level of skills needed to proficiently use Office programs. To earn the Microsoft Office 2016 Master Level-2016 certification, a student must pass all three of these exams: Word Expert, Excel Expert, and PowerPoint. In addition, the student must then pass one of the elective exams available, MOS 2016 Access or MOS 2016 Outlook.
Microsoft Technology Associate Introduction to Programming Using Java
The Microsoft Technology Associate Introduction to Programming using Java exam measures the following objectives: understanding java fundamentals, working with data types, variables, and expressions, implementing flow control, performing object-orientated programming, and compiling and debugging code. Candidates should have at least 150 hours or instruction or hands-on experience with Java, are familiar with its features and capabilities, and understand how to write, debug and maintain well-formed, well documented Java code.