The Entrepreneurship Academy is designed to offer students a deep dive into this exciting career! Students will learn the core elements of business including market research, business planning, financial management, sales and marketing, customer service, leadership, and so much more! In partnership with Downtown Saginaw’s SVRC Marketplace, students will combine classroom and real-world business experiences by attending class onsite at the Marketplace three days a week. Mentors from the business community will provide additional work-based learning opportunities for students to help them develop skills for becoming an entrepreneur. Leadership, networking, and public speaking skills will be at the core of this program, leading to careers in business management, marketing, public relations, communication, finance, advertising and many more!
Personal Management and Employability Skills
Entrepreneurship/Starting your own business
Ethics and Legal Responsibilities
Accounting & Financial Management
Administrative & Office Procedures
Special FeaturesStudents may participate in DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) is an association of marketing students that encourages the development of business and leadership skills through academic conferences and competitions.
12th grade students will complete and present senior projects
Co-op and Paid Work Experience may be available.
Students will learn skills that will enhance your business skills and learn the latest advances in entrepreneurship. Students will also be given competition assignments that will be entered at the local, state, or national level of competition.
Students Can Earn:4.0 cr. Entrepreneurship Academy
Program completers may qualify for articulated college credit from a number of colleges and universities.