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Business Start-Up/Entrepreneurship (BMAS)

Plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Gain an in-depth understanding of the business and financial management practices needed for large and small enterprises. Learn the skills needed to go from the development of a sound business plan to the launch of a new business, including theory, project management, human resources, purchasing and logistics, marketing, and decision making.


  • Year 1: Retail Industry Fundamentals – Rise-Up Retail 
  • Year 2: Business of Retail – Rise-Up Retail

Things to Consider About this Program

  • Ability to work as a team member and work independently 
  • Strong creativity skills
  • Ability to set goals, be self disciplined, and demonstrate outside of the box thinking skills  
  • Any career or interest can be linked to business and management

Direct Employment

  • Business Owner
  • Sales Representative
  • Marketing Professional
  • Customer Service Representative

Jobs Available After Additional or Advanced Training

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Business Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Occupations


Grades 10-12

Enrollment Page

Holland Codes:

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Business Start-Up/Entrepreneurship


JTED @ The Bridges:

Mondays & Wednesdays or Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:15 to 6:45 p.m.

Program Completion/Sequence

  • Year 1: Types of businesses, types of business ownership, business models, general business management, and financial management.
  • Year 2: Entrepreneurship, Develop your own business. Select a business, pricing, cost models, build a business model, financials, cash flow, income statements, market projections.



(Year 1 earn 3 dual PCC credits for Business 100 – Introduction to Business)

Locations offering Business Start-Up/Entrepreneurship (BMAS):

  • JTED @ The Bridges
  • MCAT
  • NEWS