The Sales, Management, Marketing field is one of the fastest growing, largest, and most diversified fields of employment. The diploma program is designed for students who want to start their career in sales, management or marketing and want to enter this dynamic, rapidly growing field. The program introduces students to a broad base of business related knowledge and includes experiences and opportunities for students to network and make connections in the community while they attend classes.
Students develop skills in business applications, including communication, sales, prospecting, marketing, customer relationship management, managing a business, supervising employees, and related technology applications. Courses emphasize practical business related knowledge and hands-on learning.
During the program, students complete two internship experiences that directly apply classroom learning to the workplace. This work experience broadens students' knowledge and helps them successfully secure positions after graduation.
Students have the opportunity to participate in Collegiate DECA. This student organization facilitates student's connection of classroom skills training to real world application. Students in Collegiate DECA attend professional business conferences and competitions and participate in volunteerism and community networking activities.
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