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Students learn about basic business careers.

 

 

CAREERS IN BUSINESS
INTRODUCTION

Objectives:

  • Students will explore and learn about different careers in business and types of skills and duties involved in each career.

  • Students will apply their knowledge of business careers by researching one business career of their choice.

Subjects: Work preparation, Job Search, and career skills

 

Suggested Grade Levels:

7th-12th grade.

High School and Adult Education

 

 

CAREERS IN BUSINESS LESSON PLAN

 

Materials:

 Procedure:

Teachers - introduce this unit by asking the students to brainstorm jobs that are part of the broad term called the "business world." Attached is an article on "Careers in Business" to handout to the students. This is an introduction and basic outline of several business careers.

Overview of Careers:

1.  Accounting - how businesses track their income and assets. Accountants are very involved in the recording of day-to-day business transactions, preparation of financial statements, tax strategies, tracking company financial performance and strategizing for growth and quality management.

2.  Finance - examples include commercial banking, corporate finance, real estate, money management, insurance, financial planning, and investment banking.

3.  Marketing - examples include careers in advertising and public relations, product management and development, retailing, and market research.

4.  Consulting - work in a variety of areas and advise clients how to run their business and solve problems.

5.  Non-Profit - while most businesses are established as "for-profit", an estimated 20% of economic activity in the U.S. are produced by non-profit organizations.

 

 

 

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CAREERS IN BUSINESS LESSON

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