Business SHSM Sector

The SHSM–Business enables students to build a foundation of sector-focused knowledge and skills before graduating and entering apprenticeship training, college, university, or an entry-level position in the workplace. Where local circumstances allow, boards may elect to offer one or more variants of the SHSM in a given sector, each with a particular area of focus. This SHSM may be designed to have a particular focus – for example, on entrepreneurship, finance, accounting, retail, marketing, international business, economics, management and administration, or event planning. This focus is achieved through the selection of the four major credits in the bundle.

Flashpoint Certifications

Customer Service
Leadership
Portfolio Development
Project Management
CPR Level C/AED
Standard First Aid
WHMIS

Business Etiquette
Effective Networking
Equity & Inclusion
Ergonomics and Safe Lifting
Ethical Considerations
Fundraising
Negotiation
Personality Inventory

Compulsory

CPR C – AED
Standard First Aid
WHMIS – generic (i.e., not site-specific) instruction

Electives

advanced training in a technology fundraising ethical considerations
anti-oppression and allyship training infection control fraud prevention
cash handling and register training negotiation training health and safety – basic
effective networking portfolio development leadership skills
ergonomics public speaking personality inventory
first aid/CPR/AED awareness sector-specific software 1 project management
successful exhibiting retail representative
advanced training in a technique specialized business program/competition (e.g., regional or provincial level DECA, Junior Achievement Company Program, Stock Market Competition, Make Your Pitch, Summer Company Program)
business etiquette