# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Make It Your Business (8112/9 weeks)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Make It Your Business (8112/9 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8112
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:9 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:6–8
Prerequisites:None

Students design, establish, and operate a small group or class business, producing a service or product that meets an identified school or community need. Emphasis is placed on the introduction and application of business terminology, basic entrepreneurship concepts, and fundamental business principles. Basic academic skills (mathematics, science, English, and history/social science) are integrated into this course.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Business Management and Administration
    • General Management
    • Operations Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism
    • Lodging
    • Recreation, Amusements and Attractions
    • Restaurants and Food and Beverage Services
    • Travel and Tourism
  • Marketing
    • Marketing Communications
    • Marketing Management
    • Marketing Research
    • Merchandising
    • Professional Sales

Available Credentials

Note: Certifications do not apply to middle school courses.

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.

Note: Completer sequences do not apply to middle school courses.