Opportunities in Global Trade (8135/36 weeks) Course Description
|Suggested Grade Levels:||11–12|
Opportunities in Global Trade is a specialized course for students with a career interest in the field of international trade. Students gain an understanding of the various careers in global trade, finance, shipping, and marketing and consider fundamental concepts, principles, and theories of marketing in an international setting. Course content blends macroeconomic and microeconomic theory with international culture, politics, legal issues, concepts, practices, and applications. Internships may be available to provide students with additional opportunities for "hands-on" experiences in international marketing. Academic knowledge and skills (mathematics, science, English, and history/social science) related to the content are a part of this course. Computer/technology applications supporting this course are studied.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Marketing Communications
- Marketing Management
- Marketing Research
- Professional Sales
Upon completion of the course
- A*S*K Fundamental Marketing Concepts Assessment
- Business of Retail: Operations & Profit Examination
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- Customer Service and Sales Certification Assessment
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
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.