The Business Academy at Indian Trail Academy offers students the chance to take the first step towards a professional future in business. Whether you are interested in starting your own business or obtaining a position in a top corporate firm, the Business Academy is an excellent opportunity for students to gain knowledge, understanding, and experience. Students will learn to manage personal finances, challenges, advertising and sponsorship work in our Marketing and Business classes. Students enrolled in the Business Academy have the opportunity to earn Gateway Transcripted Credits.
Our popular school store, “Hawk Shop”, offers students the opportunity to manage and operate an actual retail store. Students order merchandise, assist in the distribution process, work as security, handle cash transactions, and even manage the staff! The Hawk Shop is an excellent way for students to gain practical, hands-on experience.
Business Academy students can further their experience through involvement in a nationally recognized high school/college organizations such as DECA (Distributive Education Clubs Association). These groups are designed to allow students to compete against other schools in “business-like” discussions and debates, attend leadership conferences, and take part in numerous community service projects. Students can forge lasting relationships with their peers while completing a variety of activities. Involvement in DECA look great on college applications and future resumes.
We take pride in our success to educate and build our students’ knowledge for the business world. Our teachers work hard to help the students achieve success and their personal goals. We welcome students with endless creativity and excellent leadership skills!