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Business Program

Our 3 year Business Sequence is a NYS approved Career & Technical Education program. Students who complete this specialized program earn special honors at graduation and get a head start in their careers.

Computer Applications

Year 1 of our program is a comprehensive Microsoft Office training course. Students learn how to use Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with an emphasis on their practical application in business. Each semester students will have the opportunity to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam in one of the 3 Microsoft applications. This industry recognized credential is extremely valuable in the workplace and is awarded with no costs to the student for successfully passing the exam. 

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Ready to start your own business? Then Entrepreneurship is the course for you! Students learn essential components of a start-up as they write a comprehensive business plan for start up funding. In this course students explore topics such as marketing strategy, debt vs equity financing, management structure and investment strategies. 

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Step into the Shark Tank with seasoned entrepreneur and teacher, Mr. Small.

Virtual Enterprise


With an emphasis on college and career readiness, Virtual Enterprise International (VIE) is an in-school, live, global business simulation that offers students a competitive edge through project-based, collaborative learning and the development of 21st-century skills in entrepreneurship, global business, problem solving, communication, personal finance and technology.


Drawing on the European tradition of apprenticeships, this multidimensional, experiential learning model, which is part of a global network of student-run businesses in over 40 countries, transforms high school students into independent-thinking business professionals and their classrooms into offices.

VE Program Recognition

  • Best Website 1st Place Basic Division (2014)

  • Marketing Plan Competition 1st Place, California Trade Fair (2014)

  • Sales Pitch Honorable Mention NYC Trade Fair (2014)

  • Advanced to VE Citywide Business Plan Competition (2013)

  • Best Website 1st Place Basic Division (2013)

  • Advanced to VE Citywide Business Plan Competition (2012)

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Manhattan Business


(C.T.E. School)

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