COURSE CODE: 9093

Entrepreneurship

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SCED Code: 12053
Virginia Extended Description: I
Suggested Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Hours: 140
Credits: 1
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
Non-Traditional?: F

This course introduces students to the dynamic world of creating, owning, and launching their own ventures. Students will learn concepts and techniques for planning an entrepreneurial venture, using design thinking and business model development. Students will learn about financial statements, marketing principles, sales and customer service, and basic economic principles required for successful business operation. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Agribusiness Systems
  • Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products
  • Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
  • First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
  • Sales Managers
  • Economists
Animal Systems
  • Animal Breeders
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
  • Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
Food Products & Processing Systems
  • Biochemists and Biophysicists
  • Food Scientists and Technologists
Natural Resources Systems
  • Fish and Game Wardens
  • Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians
  • Logging Equipment Operators
  • Microbiologists
Plant Systems
  • Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
  • Floral Designers
  • Soil and Plant Scientists
  • Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
Power, Structural, & Technical Systems
  • Agricultural Engineers
  • Agricultural Equipment Operators
  • Machinists
  • Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Pathway Occupation
Construction
  • Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
  • Carpenters
  • Construction Managers
  • Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
  • Electricians
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Roofers
  • Tile and Stone Setters
Design/Pre-Construction
  • Architects, Except Landscape and Naval
  • Architectural and Civil Drafters
  • Civil Engineers
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Interior Designers
  • Landscape Architects
  • Mechanical Drafters
  • Mechanical Engineers
Maintenance/Operations
  • Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
  • Carpenters
  • Construction Managers
  • Construction and Building Inspectors
  • Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
  • Electricians
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Roofers
  • Tile and Stone Setters

Pathway Occupation
A/V Technology & Film
  • Audio and Video Technicians
  • Editors
  • Graphic Designers
  • Sound Engineering Technicians
Journalism & Broadcasting
  • Art Directors
  • Broadcast Technicians
  • Editors
Performing Arts
  • Lighting Technicians
Printing Technology
  • Desktop Publishers
  • Prepress Technicians and Workers
  • Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials
  • Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
Telecommunications
  • Computer Programmers
  • Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
Visual Arts
  • Fashion Designers
  • Graphic Designers
  • Interior Designers
  • Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
  • Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

Pathway Occupation
Administrative Support
  • Computer Occupations, All Other
  • Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Data Entry Keyers
  • Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
  • Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
  • Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
  • Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
  • Library Assistants, Clerical
  • Medical Transcriptionists
  • Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other
  • Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Receptionists and Information Clerks
  • Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks
Business Information Management
  • Budget Analysts
  • Communications Equipment Operators, All Other
  • Computer User Support Specialists
  • Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Data Entry Keyers
  • Desktop Publishers
  • Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
  • Financial and Investment Analysts
  • Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
  • Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
  • Marketing Managers
  • Medical Transcriptionists
  • Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other
  • Operations Research Analysts
  • Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Receptionists and Information Clerks
  • Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
  • Technical Writers
  • Word Processors and Typists
General Management
  • Administrative Services Managers
  • Bill and Account Collectors
  • Chief Executives
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
  • Facilities Managers
  • Financial Managers
  • General and Operations Managers
  • Human Resources Managers
  • Medical Assistants
  • Medical Transcriptionists
  • Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
  • Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other
  • Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Purchasing Managers
Human Resources Management
  • Compensation and Benefits Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Human Resources Managers
  • Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Public Relations Managers
  • Training and Development Managers
Operations Management
  • Administrative Services Managers
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Facilities Managers
  • General and Operations Managers
  • Marketing Managers
  • Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
  • Procurement Clerks
  • Purchasing Managers
  • Sales Managers
  • Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks

Pathway Occupation
Administration & Administrative Support
  • Training and Development Managers
Professional Support Services
  • Audiologists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
Teaching/Training

Pathway Occupation
Accounting
  • Accountants and Auditors
  • Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
Banking Services
  • Accountants and Auditors
  • Bill and Account Collectors
  • Compliance Officers
  • Credit Analysts
  • Financial Managers
  • Loan Officers
  • Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
Business Finance
  • Accountants and Auditors
  • Bill and Account Collectors
  • Economists
  • Financial and Investment Analysts
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
  • Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks
  • Tax Preparers
Insurance
  • Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
  • Compliance Officers
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage
  • Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
  • Insurance Sales Agents
  • Actuaries
Securities & Investments
  • Financial and Investment Analysts
  • Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
  • Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
  • Tax Preparers

Pathway Occupation
Foreign Service
  • Interpreters and Translators
National Security
  • Military Officer Special and Tactical Operations Leaders, All Other
  • Special Forces
Planning
  • Urban and Regional Planners
Public Management & Administration
  • Postal Service Clerks

Pathway Occupation
Diagnostic Services
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologists
  • Radiologic Technologists and Technicians
  • Radiologists
Health Informatics
  • Epidemiologists
  • Financial Managers
  • Health Education Specialists
  • Medical Assistants
Support Services
  • Communications Equipment Operators, All Other
  • Data Entry Keyers
  • Medical Transcriptionists
Therapeutic Services
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Audiologists
  • Dental Assistants
  • Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Home Health Aides
  • Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
  • Massage Therapists
  • Medical Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Aides
  • Opticians, Dispensing
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Recreational Therapists
  • Registered Nurses
  • Surgical Technologists
  • Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

Pathway Occupation
Lodging
  • Concierges
  • Lodging Managers
  • Marketing Managers
Recreation, Amusements & Attractions
  • Advertising and Promotions Managers
  • Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
  • Recreation Workers
  • Retail Salespersons
Restaurants & Food/Beverage Services
  • Cooks, All Other
  • Facilities Managers
  • Food Service Managers
  • Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
  • Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
Travel & Tourism
  • Human Resources Managers
  • Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
  • Tour Guides and Escorts
  • Travel Agents

Pathway Occupation
Counseling & Mental Health Services
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
  • Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Social and Human Service Assistants
  • Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
Early Childhood Development & Services
  • Childcare Workers
Family & Community Services
  • Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other
  • Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Social and Community Service Managers
  • Social and Human Service Assistants
Personal Care Services
  • Barbers
  • Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

Pathway Occupation
Information Support & Services
  • Communications Equipment Operators, All Other
  • Computer User Support Specialists
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Data Entry Keyers
  • Database Administrators
  • Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
  • Medical Transcriptionists
  • Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Receptionists and Information Clerks
  • Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
  • Technical Writers
  • Word Processors and Typists
Network Systems
  • Computer Occupations, All Other
  • Computer User Support Specialists
  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  • Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
  • Sound Engineering Technicians
  • Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
Programming & Software Development
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
  • Web Developers
Web & Digital Communications
  • Computer User Support Specialists
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Radiologic Technologists and Technicians
  • Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
  • Web Developers

Pathway Occupation
Emergency & Fire Management Services
  • Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
  • Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Fire Inspectors and Investigators
  • Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
Law Enforcement Services
  • Forensic Science Technicians
  • Private Detectives and Investigators
Legal Services
  • Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
  • Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
  • Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other
  • Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Receptionists and Information Clerks
Security & Protective Services
  • Private Detectives and Investigators
  • Security Guards

Pathway Occupation
Health, Safety, & Environmental Assurance
  • Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
Logistics & Inventory Control
  • Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
  • Logisticians
  • Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks
Maintenance, Installation, & Repair
  • Millwrights
Manufacturing Production Process Development
  • Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians
  • Industrial Engineers
  • Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Millwrights
  • Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
  • Production Workers, All Other
Production
  • Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
  • Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Tool and Die Makers
  • Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
Quality Assurance
  • Calibration Technologists and Technicians
  • Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

Pathway Occupation
Marketing Communications
  • Advertising and Promotions Managers
  • Art Directors
  • Marketing Managers
  • Public Relations Managers
  • Public Relations Specialists
  • Sales Managers
  • Web Developers
Marketing Management
  • Advertising and Promotions Managers
  • Art Directors
  • Chief Executives
  • General and Operations Managers
  • Marketing Managers
  • Public Relations Managers
  • Retail Salespersons
  • Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks
Marketing Research
  • Database Administrators
  • Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
Merchandising
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
  • Retail Salespersons
Professional Sales
  • Human Resources Managers
  • Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
  • Real Estate Brokers
  • Real Estate Sales Agents
  • Sales Managers
  • Telemarketers
  • Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

Pathway Occupation
Engineering & Technology
  • Aerospace Engineers
  • Agricultural Engineers
  • Architects, Except Landscape and Naval
  • Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
  • Chemical Engineers
  • Civil Engineers
  • Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Commercial and Industrial Designers
  • Computer Hardware Engineers
  • Computer Programmers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians
  • Engineers, All Other
  • Environmental Engineers
  • Industrial Engineers
  • Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Landscape Architects
  • Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
  • Materials Engineers
  • Mechanical Drafters
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  • Nuclear Engineers
  • Petroleum Engineers
  • Power Plant Operators
  • Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Statisticians
  • Stockers and Order Fillers
  • Technical Writers
  • Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Science & Mathematics
  • Animal Scientists
  • Atmospheric and Space Scientists
  • Economists
  • Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
  • Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers
  • Hydrologists
  • Materials Scientists
  • Technical Writers
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

Pathway Occupation
Facility & Mobile Equipment Maintenance
  • Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
  • Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
  • Automotive Body and Related Repairers
  • Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
  • Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
  • Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians
Transportation Operations
  • Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
  • Motorboat Operators
  • Ship Engineers
  • Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Transportation Systems/Infrastructure Planning, Management & Regulation
  • Aerospace Engineers
  • Civil Engineers
  • Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Traffic Technicians
  • Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Warehousing & Distribution Center Operations
  • Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

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