COURSE CODE: 9094

Entrepreneurship, Advanced

SCED Code: 12053
Virginia Extended Description: II
Suggested Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Prerequisite: Entrepreneurship
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: DECA
Non-Traditional?: F

This course is designed for students who wish to concentrate on advanced strategies for entrepreneurship, building upon concepts introduced in Entrepreneurship (9093). The focus of the course is on development of a business plan and small business management. Students will establish, market, and maintain a business. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. 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.

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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
  • Agricultural Commodity Broker
  • Agricultural Loan Officer
  • Agricultural Products Sales Representative
  • Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products
  • Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
  • First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
  • Sales Managers
  • Economists
Animal Systems
  • Agricultural Products Sales Representative
  • Animal Breeder, Husbandry
  • Animal Nutritionist
  • Veterinarian
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
Environmental Service Systems
  • Agricultural Products Sales Representative
  • Environmental Compliance Inspector
  • Environmental Sampling and Analysis Technician
  • Hazardous Materials Handler
  • Recycling Coordinator
  • Toxicologist
  • Turf Farmer
  • Water Conservationist
Food Products & Processing Systems
  • Biochemist
  • Food Scientist
Natural Resources Systems
  • Ecologist
  • Fish and Game Officer
  • Fisheries Technician
  • Forest Manager, Forester
  • Forest Technician
  • Geological Technician
  • Logging Equipment Operator
  • Microbiologist
  • Outdoor Recreation Guide
  • Park Manager
  • Park Technician
  • Range Technician
  • Wildlife Manager
Plant Systems
  • Agricultural Products Sales Representative
  • Botanist
  • Certified Crop Advisor
  • Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
  • Floral Designer
  • Floral Shop Manager
  • Forest Geneticist
  • Golf Course Superintendent
  • Machine Setter, Operator
  • Nursery and Greenhouse Manager
  • Ornamental Horticulturist
  • Soil and Plant Scientist
  • Tree Surgeon
  • Turf Farmer
  • Plant Breeder/Geneticist
  • Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery and Greenhouse
Power, Structural, & Technical Systems
  • Agricultural Engineer
  • Agricultural Equipment Operator
  • Agricultural Equipment Parts Manager
  • Agricultural Equipment Parts Sales Representative
  • Machinist
  • Parts Manager
  • Welder, Cutter, Solderer, and Brazer

Pathway Occupation
Construction
  • Cabinetmaker
  • Carpenter
  • Construction Manager
  • Drywall Installer
  • Electrician
  • General Contractor
  • Mason
  • Plumber, Pipefitter
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Roofer
  • Tile Installer
Design/Pre-Construction
  • Architect
  • Architectural Drafter
  • Civil Engineer
  • Cost Estimators
  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Interior Designer
  • Landscape Architect
  • Mechanical Drafter
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Surveyor
Maintenance/Operations
  • Cabinetmaker
  • Carpenter
  • Construction Manager
  • Construction and Building Inspector
  • Drywall Installer
  • Electrician
  • General Contractor
  • Mason
  • Plumber, Pipefitter
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Restoration Technician
  • Roofer
  • Tile Installer

Pathway Occupation
A/V Technology & Film
  • Audio and Video Equipment Technician
  • Audio-Video Designer, Engineer
  • Editor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Multimedia Artist, Animator
  • Producer
  • Sound Engineering Technician
  • Videographer
Journalism & Broadcasting
  • Art Director
  • Broadcast Technician
  • Editor
  • Program Director
  • Radio, TV Announcer
  • Radio, TV Reporter
Performing Arts
  • Cinematographer
  • Costume Designer
  • Lighting Designer
  • Technical Director
  • Video, Film Editor
Printing Technology
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Job Printer
  • Prepress Technician
  • Press Operator
  • Production, Planning, Expediting Clerk
Telecommunications
  • Computer Programmer
  • Network Systems and Data Communication Analyst
  • Telecommunications Equipment Installer, Repairer
Visual Arts
  • Commercial Photographer
  • Costume Designer
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Interior Designer
  • Media Planner, Buyer
  • Multimedia Artist, Animator
  • Photographic Process Technician
  • Textile Designer

Pathway Occupation
Administrative Support
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Computer Operator
  • Court Reporter
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Data Entry Specialist
  • Dispatcher
  • Executive Assistant
  • Front Office Assistant
  • Information Assistant
  • Legal Assistant
  • Librarian
  • Library Assistant
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Office Manager
  • Order Processor
  • Paralegal
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Receptionist
  • Records Processing Assistant
  • Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks
Business Information Management
  • Account Executive/Account Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Applications Integrator
  • Budget Analyst
  • Communications Equipment Operator
  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Cost Analyst
  • Court Reporter
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Data Entry Specialist
  • Database Analyst
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Executive Assistant
  • Financial and Investment Analysts
  • Front Office Assistant
  • Information Assistant
  • Legal Assistant
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
  • Marketing Managers
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Office Manager
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Paralegal
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Receptionist
  • Records Processing Assistant
  • Software Test Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Technical Writer
  • Word Processor
General Management
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Bill and Account Collectors
  • Billing Manager
  • Business and Development Manager
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Contract Administrator
  • Credit Manager
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Director
  • Entrepreneur
  • Executive Assistant
  • Facilities Manager
  • Financial Managers
  • Franchisee
  • General and Operations Managers
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Master Scheduler
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Meeting and Convention Planner
  • Office Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Payroll Manager
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Records Processing Assistant
  • Sports and Entertainment Manager
Human Resources Management
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • Compliance Officers
  • EEO Specialist
  • Human Resources Administrative Assistant
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Occupational Analyst
  • Office Manager
  • Personnel Recruiter
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Public Relations Managers
  • Training and Development Manager
Operations Management
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Billing Manager
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Copy Writer
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Customer Service Supervisor
  • Department Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Facilities Manager
  • General and Operations Managers
  • Internet Entrepreneur
  • Marketing Managers
  • Master Scheduler
  • Media Planner, Buyer
  • Payroll Manager
  • Procurement Specialist
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Sales Managers
  • Sales Representative
  • Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks
  • Sports and Entertainment Manager

Pathway Occupation
Administration & Administrative Support
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Training and Development Manager
Professional Support Services
  • Audiologist
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
Teaching/Training
  • Director, Early Childhood Education Center
  • Owner, Early Childhood Center
  • Training Consultant/Training Specialist

Pathway Occupation
Accounting
  • Accountants and Auditors
  • Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
  • Controller
  • Cost Analyst
  • Management Accountant
  • Merger and Acquisitions Manager
  • Personal Financial Advisors
  • Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
  • Tax Accountant
Banking Services
  • Account Executive/Account Manager
  • Accountants and Auditors
  • Bill and Account Collectors
  • Branch Manager
  • Compliance Officers
  • Credit Analysts
  • Debt Counselor
  • Financial Managers
  • Loan Officers
  • Personal Financial Advisors
  • Title Researcher
Business Finance
  • Accountants and Auditors
  • Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
  • Bill and Account Collectors
  • Cash Manager
  • Controller
  • Cost Analyst
  • Economists
  • Financial and Investment Analysts
  • Management Accountant
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
  • Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks
  • Tax Accountant
  • Tax Preparers
Insurance
  • Benefits and Job Analysis Specialist
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Claims Clerk
  • Claims Examiner
  • Compliance Officers
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage
  • Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
  • Insurance Sales Agents
  • Risk and Insurance Manager
  • Actuaries
Securities & Investments
  • Financial and Investment Analysts
  • Fund Manager
  • Meeting and Convention Planner
  • Personal Financial Advisors
  • Real Estate Developer
  • Securities and Commodities Sales Agent
  • Tax Preparers

Pathway Occupation
Foreign Service
  • Diplomatic Courier
  • Foreign Service Worker
  • Interpreter/Translator
National Security
  • Combat Specialty Officer
  • Military Intelligence Specialist
  • Military Officer
  • Special Forces Personnel
Planning
  • Economic Development Coordinator
  • Urban and Regional Planner

Pathway Occupation
Biotechnology Research and Development
  • Biochemist
  • Cell Biologist
  • Medical, Clinical Laboratory Technician
Diagnostic Services
  • Cardiovascular Technologist
  • Computer Tomography (CT) Technologist
  • Medical, Clinical Laboratory Technician
  • Medical, Clinical Laboratory Technologist
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Phlebotomist
  • Radiologic Technologist, Radiographer
  • Radiologist
Health Informatics
  • Admitting Clerk
  • Clinical Ethicist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Financial Managers
  • Health Educator
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Biller, Patient Financial Services
  • Medical Information Technologist
  • Medical, Health Services Manager
Support Services
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Communications Equipment Operator
  • Data Entry Specialist
  • Environmental Sampling and Analysis Technician
  • Front Office Assistant
  • Materials Manager
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Medical, Clinical Laboratory Technologist
  • Mortician
  • Records Processing Assistant
Therapeutic Services
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Audiologist
  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Dental Assistant
  • Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Home Health Aide
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist Aide
  • Optician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Recreation Therapist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Veterinary Technologist

Pathway Occupation
Lodging
  • Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk
  • Caterer
  • Chief Engineer
  • Concierge
  • Executive Housekeeper
  • Front Desk Clerk
  • Front Office Manager
  • Lodging Manager
  • Marketing Managers
  • Reservationist
Recreation, Amusements & Attractions
  • Advertising and Promotions Managers
  • Camp Counselor
  • Caterer
  • Meeting and Convention Planner
  • Recreation Supervisor
  • Recreation Worker
  • Retail Manager
  • Sports Promoter
Restaurants & Food/Beverage Services
  • Caterer
  • Cook
  • Destination Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Executive Chef
  • Facilities Manager
  • Food Service Manager
  • Franchisee
  • Host, Hostess
  • Meeting and Convention Planner
Travel & Tourism
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Meeting and Convention Planner
  • Tour, Travel Guide
  • Travel Agent

Pathway Occupation
Consumer Services
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Debt Counselor
Counseling & Mental Health Services
  • Career Coach/Counselor
  • Dietitian, Nutritionist
  • Educational/School Counselor
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker
  • Nutritional Counselor
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Social and Human Service Assistant
  • Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselor
  • Volunteer Coordinator
Early Childhood Development & Services
  • Child Care Assistant/Worker
  • Director of Early Childhood Education Center
  • Nanny
  • Parent and Family Educator
Family & Community Services
  • Adult Day Care Coordinator
  • Educational/School Counselor
  • Grief Counselor
  • Medical, Public Health Social Worker
  • Personal and Home Care Aide
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Social and Community Service Manager
  • Social and Human Service Assistant
  • Volunteer Coordinator
Personal Care Services
  • Barber
  • Cosmetologist
  • Nail Technician
  • Personal Trainer
  • Personal and Home Care Aide

Pathway Occupation
Information Support & Services
  • Account Executive/Account Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Applications Integrator
  • Communications Equipment Operator
  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Computer Systems Engineer, Architect
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Data Entry Specialist
  • Data Modeler
  • Database Administrator
  • Database Analyst
  • Executive Assistant
  • Front Office Assistant
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician
  • Information Systems Analyst
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Internet Entrepreneur
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Multimedia Artist, Animator
  • Network Systems and Data Communication Analyst
  • Paralegal
  • Receptionist
  • Records Processing Assistant
  • Software Test Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Technical Writer
  • Word Processor
Network Systems
  • Computer Operator
  • Computer Security Specialist
  • Computer Software Engineer
  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Computer Systems Engineer, Architect
  • Computer and Information Systems Administrator
  • Database Analyst
  • Network Architect
  • Network Systems and Data Communication Analyst
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator
  • Radio, TV Broadcast Technician
  • Software Test Engineer
  • Sound Engineering Technician
  • Systems Analyst
  • Telecommunications Equipment Installer, Repairer
  • Telecommunications Specialist
Programming & Software Development
  • Applications Integrator
  • Computer Software Engineer
  • Game Designer, Programmer
  • Multimedia Artist, Animator
  • Network Systems and Data Communication Analyst
  • Programmer
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Software Applications Engineer
  • Software Test Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Developer
Web & Digital Communications
  • Applications Integrator
  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Computer Systems Engineer, Architect
  • Game Designer, Programmer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Multimedia Artist, Animator
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Radiologic Technologist, Radiographer
  • Software Test Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Developer
  • Webmaster

Pathway Occupation
Emergency & Fire Management Services
  • Dispatcher
  • Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic
  • Fire Investigator
  • Hazardous Materials Removal Worker
Law Enforcement Services
  • Customs Inspector
  • Forensic Science Technician
  • Private Detective, Investigator
Legal Services
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Arbitrator
  • Attorney
  • Court Reporter
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Legal Assistant
  • Office Manager
  • Paralegal
  • Receptionist
  • Records Processing Assistant
Security & Protective Services
  • Private Detective, Investigator
  • Security Officer

Pathway Occupation
Maintenance, Installation, & Repair
  • Millwright
Manufacturing Production Process Development
  • Electro-Mechanical Technician
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Industrial Engineering Technician
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineer
  • Millwright
  • Network Designer
  • Precision Inspector, Tester, or Grader
  • Production Manager
  • Programmer
  • SPC (Statistical Process Control) Coordinator
Production
  • Assembler
  • Automated Manufacturing Technician
  • Extruding and Drawing Machine Operator
  • Tool and Die Maker
  • Welder, Cutter, Solderer, and Brazer
Quality Assurance
  • Calibration Technician
  • Precision Inspector, Tester, or Grader
  • Quality Control Technician
  • SPC (Statistical Process Control) Coordinator

Pathway Occupation
Marketing Communications
  • Advertising Account Executive
  • Advertising and Promotions Managers
  • Art Director
  • Copy Writer
  • International Merchandising Manager
  • Marketing Communication Manager
  • Marketing Managers
  • Media Planner, Buyer
  • Multimedia Artist, Animator
  • Public Information Director
  • Public Relations Managers
  • Public Relations Specialists
  • Sales Managers
  • Trade Show Manager
  • Web Developer
Marketing Management
  • Advertising and Promotions Managers
  • Art Director
  • Brand Manager
  • Chief Executives
  • Entrepreneur
  • Franchisee
  • General and Operations Managers
  • Internet Entrepreneur
  • Marketing Communication Manager
  • Marketing Managers
  • Media Planner, Buyer
  • Multimedia Artist, Animator
  • Public Information Director
  • Public Relations Managers
  • Retail Manager
  • Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks
Marketing Research
  • Brand Manager
  • Database Administrator
  • Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
  • Merchandising Coordinator
  • Product Planner
Merchandising
  • Account Executive/Account Manager
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Merchandise Buyer
  • Merchandise Displayer, Window Trimmer
  • Merchandise Manager
  • Merchandising Coordinator
  • Operations Manager
  • Retail Manager
Professional Sales
  • Account Executive/Account Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Investment Banker
  • Manufacturer's Sales Representative
  • Media Planner, Buyer
  • Multimedia Artist, Animator
  • Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Manager
  • Real Estate Appraiser
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Real Estate Sales Agent
  • Sales Managers
  • Sales Representative
  • Telemarketer
  • Trade Show Manager
  • Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representative

Pathway Occupation
Engineering & Technology
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Aerospace Engineering Technician
  • Agricultural Engineer
  • Architect
  • Assembler
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Commercial and Industrial Designer
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Software Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Electro-Mechanical Technician
  • Electronics Engineering Technician
  • Engineer
  • Engineering Manager
  • Engineering Technician
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Human Factors Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Industrial Engineering Technician
  • Landscape Architect
  • Machine Setter, Operator
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineer
  • Marine Engineer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Mechanical Drafter
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
  • Network Systems and Data Communication Analyst
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Power Systems Engineer
  • Production, Planning, Expediting Clerk
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Quality Engineer
  • Quality Technician
  • Statistician
  • Stockroom, Warehouse, or Storage Yard Stock Clerk
  • Systems Analyst
  • Technical Writer
  • Telecommunications Specialist
  • Transportation Manager
Science & Mathematics
  • Animal Nutritionist
  • Animal Scientist
  • Atmospheric Scientist
  • Biologist
  • Botanist
  • Ecologist
  • Economists
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Geoscientist
  • Hydrologist
  • Materials Scientist
  • Oceanographer
  • Plant Biologist
  • Plant Pathologist
  • Research Chemist
  • Technical Writer
  • Toxicologist
  • Veterinarian
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Plant Breeder/Geneticist

Pathway Occupation
Facility & Mobile Equipment Maintenance
  • Aircraft Mechanic and Service Technician
  • Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assembler
  • Automotive Body and Related Repairer
  • Automotive Glass Installer and Repairer
  • Automotive Service Technician, Mechanic
  • Diesel Service Technician
  • Electrical and Electronic Installer
  • Electrical and Electronic Repairer
  • Marine Watercraft Repair and Maintenance Worker
  • Motorboat Mechanic
  • Service Technician
  • Small Engine Mechanic
Logistics Planning & Management Services
  • Logistics Analyst
  • Logistics Engineer
  • Logistics Manager
Transportation Operations
  • Aircraft Mechanic and Service Technician
  • Flight Engineer
  • Motorboat Operator
  • Pilot
  • Ship Engineer
  • Transportation Manager
Transportation Systems/Infrastructure Planning, Management & Regulation
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Pilot
  • Traffic Engineer
  • Traffic Technician
  • Transportation Manager
  • Urban, Regional Planner
Warehousing & Distribution Center Operations
  • Traffic Engineer
  • Transportation Manager

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