Davison Career & Technical Education

Learning Today, Earning Tomorrow.

Mr. Ames
Marketing Program
mames@davisonschools.org 

Ms. Woodruff
Business Management Administration Program
ewoodruff@davisonschools.org 

Mr. McCollum
Engineering Program
mmccollum@davisonschools.org

Mr. Michalik
Automotive Program
amichalik@davisonschools.org

Mr. Scott
Digital Broadcasting & Television Program
rscott@davisonschools.org

Mr. Binkley
CTE Coordinator, Computer Science Program
dbinkley@davisonschools.org

Mrs. Tomczak
Davison Early College &
Career Placement Coordinator
atomczak@davisonschools.org

Mrs. Heath
Health Science
lheath@davisonschools.org

Business Management Administration

Intro to Business Careers

This is a one-semester course in which students will examine a variety of careers in business management and marketing.  The course includes activities designed to help students assess their interests and aptitudes while matching them with requirements of various business occupations (including accounting, finance, management, marketing, and computer application).  Students will develop employability skills including resume writing, interviewing, problem solving, and working in teams.

Business Management 1

This class prepares students for business employment opportunities. Students will be learning and using the Microsoft Office programs, along with learning business, management, and technology. This course also goes into career exploration and business communications. Students are presented with the skills necessary to obtain Microsoft Office user Specialist (MOUS) certification. Students will participate in Business Professional of America career activities. Articulated credit is available through Baker College and Mott Community College after successful completion of this class.

Business management 2

This class prepares students for business employment opportunities. Students will be learning and using the Microsoft Office programs, along with learning business, management, and technology. This course also goes into career exploration and business communications. Students are presented with the skills necessary to obtain Microsoft Office user Specialist (MOUS) certification. Students will participate in Business Professional of America career activities. Articulated credit is available through Baker College and Mott Community College after successful completion of this class.

Business Finance

This course focuses on planning, managing and providing banking, investment, financial planning and insurance services.  Specific components include financial theories, demonstrating business expertise and applying technology in the real world of finance.  This class will also focus on the basic language, concepts and applications of investing in stocks, bonds and mutual funds.  We will examine investment terminology, investment goals, stock and bond markets, historic returns, risk, selecting a broker and choosing the right mutual fund.   Articulated college credit is available through Baker College and Mott College after successful completion of this class.

Accounting

This course will teach students to keep financial records and prepare financial statements from those records for a single business and corporation.  In addition, students will learn petty cash and payroll procedures.  Students should have strong interest in math, enjoy numbers, and have at least a “C” average in math classes.  Accounting is an essential basic skill for all college-bound students who are considering a major in business.  Accounting is also a very appropriate choice for students who plan to own their own business, manage a business, or work in a management-support role.  Articulated college credit class may be available through Baker College and Mott Community College after successful completion of this class.  This course may be selected as a 4th year math credit.

Entrepreneurial/Business Ownership

This semester course will teach students the steps to start up and operate a small business.  They will learn what it takes to be an entrepreneur, investigate business opportunities, learn essential marketing and finance skills, and develop their own business plan.  Emphasis will be on researching and writing; a final business plan will be presented and reviewed by community business leaders.  Articulated college credit is available through Baker College and Mott Community college after successful completion of this class.  Students may participate in DECA competitive events.

Marketing Essentials

This class is open to students interested in marketing, management or entrepreneurship.  This course teaches students marketing tasks that prepare them both for college and careers in marketing as well as skills for the real world.  The class focuses on marketing concepts, economics, selling, distribution, pricing, career development and much, much more! Students are given the opportunity to be members of DECA where students test the skills acquired in the classroom in leadership and competitive settings.  Students planning to major in business in college should take this course.  Articulated college credit is available through Baker College and Mott Community College.  This course may be selected as a 4th year math credit.

Marketing Management

This class is open to students interested in marketing, management or entrepreneurship.  This course teaches students marketing tasks that prepare them both for college and careers in marketing as well as skills for the real world.  The class focuses on marketing concepts, economics, selling, distribution, pricing, career development and much, much more! Students are given the opportunity to be members of DECA where students test the skills acquired in the classroom in leadership and competitive settings.  Students planning to major in business in college should take this course.  Articulated college credit is available through Baker College and Mott Community College.  This course may be selected as a 4th year math credit.

BMA Internship

This course will give students in the Business Management Administration program unpaid work experiences as office assistant trainees.  Assignments will be primarily in the Attendance Office, but may rotate within the Main, Principal, Athletic, and Guidance offices to provide a variety and range of experiences.  Students will be provided orientation and training and will be evaluated on development of work habits and skill enhancement.