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Business Management and Ownership 1,2 (P) (8663, 8664)
Business Management and Ownership 3,4 (8666, 8667)
Business Management and Ownership Community Classroom 5,6 (8598, 8599)

Grade Range:
 Business 100 1,2 or Accounting 1,2 or Business Law 1,2 or Integrated Math I A-B
 Course duration:
 Two to six semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Practical Arts; community classroom sections may be repeated for credit
 UC subject area satisfied:
 g - College Preparatory Elective
 Students who complete Business Management and Ownership 1 and 2 earn one unit of UC g credit.

Course Description:
 This course provides entry level, upgrade, and advanced training in small-business management. Employment possibilities are entrepreneurial in nature. Students receive instruction in researching and evaluating markets, locations and products, as well as the application of pricing theory. Students use business plans, accounting practices, and research and development techniques as tools to operate a school-based business or to complete an internship with a local business. Approximately 180 hours are needed to complete the course.

Paid and unpaid internships are part of the course curriculum.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Nickels, Understanding Business, McGraw-Hill, 2008.