Course Title:
Business Management and Computer Applications

Course Numbers:
Fall # 8452;                                       Spring #8452;
BTE 100                                             BTE 102 (CCD Course numbers)

Course Curriculum:
Fall semester: Business ethics, Tools for Success, Careers Plus, Careers with a Purpose, business keyboarding 1 and 2
Spring semester: Microsoft IT Certification, entrepreneurship, sales and marketing, financial literacy, technical writing

Course Description:
Build your professional portfolio and learn how to create a resume, excel at job interviews, self-advocate, and learn career ready skills that will set you apart from the competition. Learn how to budget and manage your personal and business finances, learn hands on methods to run and operate a business from the ground up, and learn in a collaborative environment with supportive teachers and industry leadership mentors. Hone your keyboarding skills and earn 3 college credit hours for it, while saving well over $600 in tuition. All students are inducted to FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) and will be privy to the benefits of being affiliated with this national group.

What does Business Management and Computer Applications offer?

  • Professional learning environment
  • Soft Skills and Career Readiness skills
  • Partnerships with industry leaders and mentorship networks
  • Tools for Successful futures
  • Career exploration and research
  • Career readiness to include resumes, business cards, and job interviews
  • College credit in two core college classes

Benefits of the Business Management and Computer Applications class at C E C:

  • Regardless of what career path you take, business education is the key to your success as a high school student and beyond.
  • Learn the skills that 21st century employers seek
  • Gain insight of what it means to be “Professional, Proactive and Persistant.”

Possible career choices in Business Management and Computer Applications include:

  • Business Administration
  • Business Management
  • Business Law
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Services
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Government and Public Administration

“Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.” —Henry R. Luce

Course Credits:
Credits Per Semester:
7-10 (Based on Split or Full Schedule)
5 Technical Writing
BTE 100: 1 credit hour through CCD
BTE 102: 2 credit hours through CCD

Concurrent Enrollment:
3 College Credits with CCD (as of Spring 2013)

Course Certifications Available:

  • Microsoft IT Certification in Excel and Outlook
  • CCD Business Technology Certification

For additional Information:
Contact Mr. Santo Alvarez at: 720.423-6818 or Santo_Alvarez@dpsk12.org

To Register:
Talk to your Counselor or call Dan DePinto, CEC counselor at 720-423-6681 to enroll.