Business

Welcome to the Business Department

Christopher Carroll - District Supervisor
carroll@wmrhsd.org
(908) 879-6404   ext. 1502

"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."  Theodore Roosevelt

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Department Philosophy

Business activity affects the daily lives of all people as they work, spend, save, invest, travel, and play. It influences jobs, incomes, and opportunities for personal enterprise. Business has a significant effect on the standard of living and the quality of human life, and on the environment in which we live and which future generations will inherit. Given the enormous role business plays in each of our lives, it is the goal of this department to provide students with the content and skills to be able to understand the workings of the business environment and to prepare them for further study in the discipline.

Skills Developed in the Business Classroom:
*Logical Thinking
*Decision Making
*Problem Solving
*Strong Communication Skills
*Initiative
*Presentation Skills
*An Understanding of Business Operations
*Career Planning
*Economic Decision Making 

​​Objectives of a Business Education:
*Transition into a college major in business or technology
*Enter the job market upon graduation
*Obtain employment while attending high school and college
*Employ ethics in personal and career decision making
*Achieve financial independence
*Understand the business aspects of all careers
*Develop an entrepreneurial spirit