Business & Finance
Is This Pathway right for you?
It does not matter what a company makes, sells or services, every company needs people to account for and manage their money and their business. A career in Business and Finance offers exciting challenges, good pay, and a solid future. Education and training in this industry will help students acquire many marketable, real world skills. If students are good with numbers, enjoy working with the public, and want opportunities to advance in today’s global workplace, check out options in this Pathway.
Explore this pathway:
Is a career in Business & Finance right for you?
• Do you recognize opportunity when you see it that others may not?
• Do you want to create, organize and manage a business?
• Do you believe in yourself?
• Do you have an idea for a product or service that is unique?
3 Main Points
1. Small Business crosses every sector of the economy.
2. Students are discovering entrepreneurship as a career pathway.
3. Nearly every community college in California provides coursework or program offerings to support entrepreneurs and small business owners.
• Creative Thinking
• Problem Solving
• Customer Service
• Responding Versus Reacting to Your Environment
How To Be An Entrepreneur
The CaCareerCafe has a special section for Entrepreneurs with videos, lessons and activities that will give you some basics on how to be an entrepreneur.
Biz Whiz Academy
Teaching kids and teens to be entrepreneurs!
Pathways in Global Trade
Animation and student voices help keep this video light and easily accessible for students who might be interested in global trade.
Global Trade & Logistics Overview
Global Trade & Logistics—created for the Doing What Matters Initiative of the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office.NEXT UP: Good To Know TAKE ACTION
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Doing What Matters for Small Business
The mission of the Small Business Sector is to work together with industry and education to improve and expand our business and entrepreneurial curriculum so we better deliver a job-ready workforce and entrepreneurial leaders to ensure California’s economic growth and global competitiveness.More Info
Think Like an Entrepreneur
Are you an Entrepreneur? A student guide to entrepreneurship with quizzes and activities to get started on your journey.More Info
Centers for International Trade Development: Services that promote exports and international business education. CITD invests in California's economic growth and global competitiveness through industry-specific education, training and services that contribute to a highly skilled and productive workforce.More Info
Export.gov is a site about international trade that is managed by the International Trade Administration. The U.S. Government has strategically partnered with major corporations to help small and medium-sized U.S. companies begin and/or expand their export sales.More Info
I Have A Job In Global Trade (Official Music Video)
The official music video for the song “I Have A Job In Global Trade.”More Info