BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION
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Which pathways are offered?
Administrative Support —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.
Business Information Management —This pathway prepares students to formulate policies and direct the operations of a business, corporation, nonprofit, or other organization. In small firms, this may involve assuming advertising, promotions, marketing, sales, and public relations responsibilities.
General Management —This pathway prepares students to lead and manage others, improve processes and policies, and manage a range of personnel issues and concerns while focusing on the bottom line.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
Administrative Services Manager
Bill and Account Collector
Human Resources Manager
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job, experience, and location but approximate sample salaries include
Administrative Services Manager—$98,890/year
Bill and Account Collector—$38,100/year
Human Resources Manager—$121,220/year
Which industry-recognized certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- Microsoft Office Specialist
- A*S*K Fundamentals of Business
- A*S*K Concepts of Finance
- A*S*K Fundamental Marketing Concepts
- Work-Based Learning Certifications:
- Wisconsin Employability Skills Certificate
- Wisconsin Youth Leadership Skills Certificate
- Wisconsin Co-Op Skills Certification—Business
- Youth Apprenticeship Certification—Marketing
- Youth Apprenticeship Certification—Finance
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 9, 2021.