Financial Management - Services










Financial Management - Services


All courses in Finance are offered as elective credit. Mastery of business skills with project-based learning and leadership development activities through FBLA will give students a competitive edge for the global marketplace.


Introduction to Business and Technology

This course provides an overview of business and technology skills required for today's business environment. Knowledge of business principles, the impact of financial decisions, and technology proficiencies demanded by business combine to establish the foundations of this course. Students will learn essentials for working in a business environment, managing a business, and owning a business. Professional communication skills and practices, problem-solving, ethical and legal issues, and the impact of effective presentation skills are taught in this course as foundational knowledge to prepare students to be college- and career-ready. After mastery of the standards in this course, students should be prepared to earn an industry recognized credential: Microsoft Office Specialist for Word Core Certification.


Banking and Investing

Using project-based instruction, students are introduced to the basics of the banking system, bank operating procedures, negotiable instruments, and the deposit and credit functions of banks. Methods used for measuring the financial performance of banks are analyzed. Current issues and future trends in banking are examined. Students explore the major functions of bank employees by completing a flow-of-work simulation. Students will formulate business and individual investment decisions by comparing and contrasting a variety of investment options. Students will analyze annual reports, predict growth rates, and chart trend lines. This course provides instruction in banking, credit, and personal finance. Course content includes the history of banking, budgeting, negotiable instruments, personal banking accounts, consumer protection laws, banking services, technology in banking, and other related topics.


Insurance and Risk Management

Using project-based instruction, students are introduced to the basics of the banking system, bank operating procedures, negotiable instruments, and the deposit and credit functions of banks. Methods used for measuring the financial performance of banks are analyzed. Current issues and future trends in banking are examined. Students explore the major functions of bank employees by completing a flow-of-work simulation. Students will formulate business and individual investment decisions by comparing and contrasting a variety of investment options. Students will analyze annual reports, predict growth rates, and chart trend lines. This course provides instruction in banking, credit, and personal finance. Course content includes the history of banking, budgeting, negotiable instruments, personal banking accounts, consumer protection laws, banking services, technology in banking, and other related topics.


Financial Literacy

In this course, students will learn about career decisions, money management, financial security, credit management, resource management, risk management, and consumer rights and responsibilities.


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    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Tax Preparation
  • Sales Agents, Securities, Commodities
  • Investment Advisors
  • Brokerage Clerk
  • Development Officers
    Accountants
    Financial Analysts
    Treasurers, Controllers and Chief Revenue Agents
    Auditor
  • Economists
  • Tax Examiners
  • Collectors
  • Revenue Agents
  • Credit Analyst
  • Loan Officers
  • Bill and Account Collectors
    Tellers
    Loan Processors
  • Customer Service Reps
    Data Processors
  • Accounting
  • Internal Auditors
  • Compliance Officers
  • Title Researchers & Examiners
  • Abstractors
  • Credit Report Providers
  • Repossession Agents
  • Network Services
  • Operations Managers
  • Debt Counselors
  • Claims Agents, Examiners, and Investigators
  • Claims Clerks
  • Insurance
  • Appraisers
  • Underwriters
  • Actuaries
  • Sales Agents
  • Customer Service Agents
  • Processing Clerks



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