Class Location: Granite Bay H.S. --Mr. Patterson, Rm. 154
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Grade Level: 11-12
Internship Included: Yes
Length of Course: Full school year (3 hours each day, Monday - Friday)
Recommended Preparation: Business classes
College Articulation: Students may articulate and receive college credit at Sierra College.
CSU Sacramento: Students may earn CSU credits for this class during the school year.

This class prepares students for today's ever-changing, fast-paced business environment. Instruction includes skills vital to success in an integrated office setting. Curriculum focuses on business cultures, ethics, operations and management styles, how to develop interpersonal relationship skills, analyze and manage information using word processing, spreadsheet and database, presentation and desktop publishing software. In addition, training will include 10-key, FAX, professionalism in the office, time management, employer/employee relations, Business English and Math. Internships are offered in a wide variety of business environments ranging from small to large companies including, but not limited to: law, real estate, insurance architecture, travel, county agencies and large computer companies. Employment opportunities may include receptionist, bookkeeping/account clerk, word processor, secretary; general clerical or other business related positions.