Focus Program Launches Its First Business and Communications Cohort
Juniors and seniors in Louisville’s new Business and Communications Focus Program will develop understanding of how management, marketing, sales, communications, and finance work together for a successful business. With an emphasis on entrepreneurship, this program will offer a series of experiences highlighting successes and opportunities for women in the business world.
With job shadowing, guest speakers and field trips, students can explore a broad spectrum of fields including: event planning, social media, communications, marketing and advertising, non-profit advancement, accounting, investing, human resources, and project management. Students will participate in clubs such as Investing, Entrepreneurs and Girl Up. Through investigative study, collaboration, and critical thinking skills, students can develop design-thinking projects in Louisville's Innovation Lab. Upon completion of this two-year program, students acquire skills and techniques necessary for success in post-secondary studies and professions in Business or Communications.
A sample Focus Program experience might look like this: Elective Courses:, Statistics or AP Statistics, AP Micro/Macro Economics, Social Entrepreneurship, AP Computer Science Principles, Speech Job Shadow: Marketing Executive Field Trip: Local Small Business Guest Speaker: Financial Advisor Extra-Curricular Activity: Investment Club
Louisville High School is a private, Catholic college-preparatory school for girls in grades 9 through 12, located in Woodland Hills, CA. For 60 years, Louisville has educated young women in a vibrant, supportive learning community guided by the mission of the Sisters of St. Louis to "work toward a world healed, unified and transformed." Challenging academics and caring faculty empower each student to develop her confidence, integrity and faith to meet the needs of an ever-changing world.