Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Host District: Mentor
Program Location: Mentor High School
Program Teacher: Drew McKnight
Phone: (440)974-5288
Visit Mr. McKnight's Homepage here
Junior Year Hours: 7:22-9:08 - Students have the option of attending Mentor High School all day.
Senior Year Hours: 7:22-9:08 and co-op from 11:52-2:26.  Students attend Mentor High School all day.
Credits: Junior year 1 credit; Senior year 4 credit 
Applied Academic Credit: 1 credit junior and senior year. 
Successful completion of the program will provide the student with the following knowledge and skills:
Advertising/public relations
Business administration
International business
Business owner/entrepreneurship
Fashion merchandising
Hotel/resort management
Information technology
Sports marketing/management
Travel and tourism
Certified eMarketer
National Retail Federation
Sales and Marketing Executives International
Articulated College Credit
9 articulated credits are available to students who meet the eligibility requirements through Lakeland Community College. Specific courses: Document Processing (3 credits), Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3 credits), and Professional Personal Selling (3 credits). Articulated credit is also available through Cuyahoga Community College
Junior Year
Introduction to marketing and skills for marketing
Information technology
Business and society
Entertainment, sports and travel & tourism marketing
Senior Year
Mastery of junior level skills
Employability and career development
Entrepreneurship and finance
Marketing information management
Advertising and pricing
Co-op experience
Suggested Preparation:
Introductory business/computer science electives
Academic Day:
Junior year: students remain at Mentor High School for the entire school day which includes the program and academic subjects.
Senior year: students attend Mentor High School for program and required academics and participate in program-related co-op experience.
Student Organization:
DECA International Association of Marketing students
Program Fees:
Certificate of Completion:
Students who have satisfactorily completed the two-year training period and who have a minimum of 90% attendance will receive a Career-Technical Certificate of Completion.
6451 Center Street   •   Mentor, Ohio 44060   •   Phone 440.255.4444   •   Fax 440.255.4622   •    Contact Us
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