Business

The 21st-century business environment is global and knowledge-based; accelerated advancements in technology have effectively ensured that today’s workplace is no longer limited by geographic boundaries. The service-producing sector has been growing rapidly in recent years and employs nearly three-quarters of Ontario workers. The retail sector is the second largest sector in the Hamilton region employing over 11% of the working population.The Business Specialist High Skills major is designed to provide an opportunity for students to learn skills that will enable them to be successful in business careers and as entrepreneurs in a hands-on learning environment.

GRADE 11 and 12 COURSES INCLUDE:

  • Business Leadership
  • Communications Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Accounting
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Multi-media Solutions

BENEFITS OF THE SHSM:

  • Sector-specific knowledge, skills, and certifications
  • Valued by postsecondary educational institutions
  • Built-in flexibility
  • Post-secondary "reach ahead" experiences
  • Work experiences and cooperative education
  • 21st-century industry standards

WHERE IS BUSINESS OFFERED?

  • Bishop Tonnos
  • Cathedral
  • St. Jean de Brebeuf
  • St. Mary
  • St. Thomas More