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Business Technology

 The Business Technology Program offers training in areas related to the fast-paced, diverse, and exciting Business Environment. Students will be taught manual and computerized accounting using QuickBooks and TurboTax. They will also receive extensive training in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint) and Google Drive. Additionally, computer maintenance, web page development and maintenance, social media, mobile technology, cloud computing, and collaboration platforms will be covered. Students will receive "all aspects of the industry" training featuring law, management, financial literacy, marketing, entrepreneurship, customer service and retail operations via the Northeast School Store. Eligible students may apply for a seat in the Reading Co-Op Bank branch on campus where they receive basic teller training in addition to a supplemental financial literacy program.  All of this training will enable students to be well-rounded employees or entrepreneurs.


Skills: Knowledge: Abilities:
Writing Administrative/customer service Listening and comprehension
Listening English Effectively communication
Problem-Solving Math - arithmetic, statistics Organization
Helpfulness Computers and technology Conscientiousness


Personality Traits for Business:

Attention to detail Analytical Thinking                     Independence/Dependability
Integrity Achievement/Effort/Cooperation                      Concern for Others


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:   Upon graduation, students are immediately employable as:

Administrative Assistants Accounting Clerks Office Clerks
Account Managers Bookkeepers Office Administrators
AP/AR Clerks Computer Application Specialists Real Estate Agents
Bank Tellers Customer Service Representatives Payroll Specialists
Computer Support Specialists Sales Representatives Receptionists


With additional training and education, students can obtain employment as the following:

Accountants Database Specialists Medical Office Assistants  
Financial Analysts Financial Managers Operations Analyst
Insurance Brokers Legal Assistants Real Estate Brokers  
Market Research Analyst  Marketing Managers Stock Brokers



Industry Affiliations:  SKILLS USA, DECA

Industry Certifications available in High School:    OSHA 10 hour General Industry Certification

College Credits toward post-secondary certifications/degrees can be earned through Articulation Agreements with:   

MA State BT Articulation Agreement One or more BT courses at a MA community college
New England Institute of Tech. MGT 127 Accounting 1   4 cr. / MGT 222 Accounting 2  4 cr.
North Shore Community College ACC 101 Basic Accounting   3 cr. / CPS 100 Information Tech & Applic   3 cr.
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