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Do you dream of changing the world with the next best product or service? Do you want to climb the corporate ladder to the top? Learn how to develop your leadership and business management skills through the entrepreneurship program.

If you are interested in founding your own successful and innovative business, the entrepreneurship program will guide you through properly strategizing a plan and will assist you in seeking funding for your venture. Not sure if you want to go into business for yourself? Use this course to generate ideas to be able to manage a startup, non-profit and to prepare for the corporate world. This course will take you from the ideation process to exploration of financial, legal, and marketing, all while developing a personal business plan for an opportunity to pitch to local investors for start-up money and other resources.

The 1-year entrepreneurship class offered through Grayson Technical Program leads to completion of the Business Management and Administration Pathway. The courses include entrepreneurship, legal environment of business, business and technology, and advanced composition. A career in business and administration involves business and financial planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations, general management, business information management, human resources management, operations management and administrative support. Successful pathway completers will gain industry certification as well.

This course will fulfill the fourth year language arts requirement toward graduation.

Skills Learned

  • Personal Development and Leadership
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Public Speaking
  • Opportunity Recognition
  • Professional Communication
  • Employability Skills

Daily Activities

  • Business Model Development
  • Business Venture Research
  • Product Design and Development
  • Advanced Composition
  • Problem Solving
  • Risk Management

Careers

  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Management
  • Human Resources
  • Accountant
  • Advertising and Promotions
  • Financial Management
  • Sales
  • Insurance
  • Legal

Colleges

  • University of Georgia
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Georgia Tech
  • Full Sail University
  • Georgia Southern University
 

Ms. Heather Kishun

Mrs. Heather Kishun joined the Grayson Tech team for the 2016-2017 school year to launch the new entrepreneurship program. She previously student taught at Grayson High School and graduated from UGA with a degree in Business Education. Her work experience includes restaurant, retail, office management, and 10 years of substitute teaching. Her entrepreneurial ventures are a retail car lot, used parts sales, finance, and owner/management of residential and commercial properties, which she co-manages with her husband. She has a 12-year-old son in 7th grade.

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