Principles of Management, 1 & 2
A two-year program wherein students have an opportunity to learn about the dynamic and changing world of business. In Principles of Management I, students will be introduced to a variety of business and managerial skills, procedures, and topics needed to manage and operate a successful business. Students enrolled in Principles of Management II run the WHS School Store where they put their skills to work in a real life experience. through Authentic learning project based assignments .
Personal Finance & Online Personal Finance
A semester course offered to junior or senior high school students. This course is essential for all students in acquiring basic financial skills to succeed in everyday living. Students who successfully complete this course will gain valuable life-long skills as they embark on the road to financial independence, having acquired the power to make informed decisions about their personal financial plans. This we year are excited to announce that we are offering an Online Version of the class. All the same skills will be taught and tested, but the students will have the flexibility to fit this class into their schedule.
This year long course is designed to prepare and transition students after high school by allowing the student the opportunity to intern/job shadow in a chosen career field. The Internship is a two-part program that consists of comprehensive training in portfolio development, resume and cover letter, business, college and scholarship applications along with leadership and team building skills that will help you sustain your life outside of high school.
During the second half of the year, student have had placements including but not limited to: Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, CT Tigers, Seconn Fabrication. Mohegan Sun, the District Attorney’s office and many other local businesses.
A semester course wherein students’ learning experience will provide an understanding of economics sufficient to make informed choices as consumers, producers, and citizens. They learn all aspect of starting their own business as well as create a business plan and marketing plan.