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Innovation & Entrepreneurial Development Brochure

FIRST YEAR BENCHMARKS

All first-year students attending Mercer County Career Center will be evaluated using Benchmarks. Benchmarks are an indicator of future success in the field and for further training.

CAREER OPTIONS

Marketing Manager, Entrepreneur, Public Relations, Buyer, Purchaser, Sales

PAY POTENTIAL

For other jobs, see list under blue button above. Median wages (2016)$63.07 hourly, $131,180 annual Projected growth (2014-2024)Faster than average (9% to 13%) Faster than average (9% to 13%)

Entrepreneurial Students

Get prepared for both the workforce and to continue post-secondary education. Learn how to use common business software applications and design and maintain a business’s image. Show your innovation and creativity by using state-of-the-art graphic technology. Use on-line design and business simulations both classroom and virtually. Work with local companies to create new ideas, designs and products.

Learn to…

  • Start and market a several businesses from start to end.

    • Create 3D logo and designs

  • Run and market a school store

  • Create, Market and sell the school yearbook

  • Visit several innovative businesses

  • Membership: DECA, Skills USA, FBLA

Software applications used Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite, 123D, Virtual online program

Courses of Study

  • Graphic Design

  • Business Planning

  • Business Operation

  • Marketing

  • Business Management

Industry Certifications

  • ASK* Certification

  • OSHA/CareerSafe 10-Hour Certification

  • Microsoft Specialist Certification

Class Requirements

Program Entrance Recommendations:

  • Reading proficiency

  • Math proficiency

  • Writing proficiency

  • Problem solving/troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a team

  • Creative problem solver

  • Ability to lead