Business & Leadership

NIT is now offering Business & Leadership for High School.

Program Description:

These courses focuses on the skills needed for success in today’s modern business world. Computer skills, personal finance, networking, marketing, and job readiness skills are combined with an entrepreneurial mindset.

Tuition Breakdown
Personal Finance ($350), Effective Communication and Leadership ($350), Career Readiness ($350), and Digital Solutions/ MS Office ($350).

  • Leadership textbook
  • Microsoft Software textbooks
  • Communication textbook
  • NIT Blackboard Student Access
  • Additional one-time $250 books and materials fee (separate from tuition cost)

Personal Finance

Empowering young adults with the knowledge & skills to navigate the complexities of personal finance is the cornerstone of this course. Designed to prepare students for the financial realities of young adulthood, this comprehensive guide covers essential topics such as financial goal setting, personal budgeting, credit management, loans, & investments. Through a blend of theoretical concepts & practical applications, students learn to take control & responsibility for their financial well-being. They will consider the many details involved in creating & managing a personal budget using tools like Excel, tailoring their financial plans to their individual needs & aspirations. Moreover, participants will gain invaluable insights into the process of major financial decisions, such as purchasing a car, by learning to compare interest rates & understand the long-term implications of their choices. By the conclusion of the course, students emerge as confident experts in managing their finances, equipped with the knowledge & skills necessary to navigate the financial landscape with competence & foresight. This life skills class offers a lifelong benefit, empowering students to make informed financial decisions & build a secure future for themselves.

Career Readiness

Students embark on a transformative journey in this course, designed to illuminate the essential skills needed to confidently enter the competitive job market. Students will explore the intricacies of securing employment, delving into the vital steps that lead to successful hiring. From strategically matching skills with job opportunities to crafting a compelling resume with Word, we guide students through the often-daunting preparation process. Key focuses include mastering effective interviewing techniques, cultivating positive personal habits, creating impactful first impressions & refining communication styles. This course is part of our Life Skills series, addressing aspects of adulthood that contribute to a successful & fulfilling professional journey. Join us in empowering the next generation with the skills & knowledge they need for career success.

Effective Communication & Leadership

Effective communication lies at the heart of success in any endeavor. This course delves into the crucial role of leadership in fostering clear, honest, & professional communication, drawing upon insights from historical figures whose lessons remain as relevant today as ever. Students will explore the intricate dynamics of communication, including navigating difficult conversations, enhancing interpersonal awareness, managing disagreement, & honing active listening skills. Through engaging discussions & practical exercises, participants will investigate the challenges & opportunities inherent in adopting a rhetorical perspective towards communication. By the conclusion of the course, students will emerge equipped with the tools & strategies necessary to excel in everyday interactions & navigate the complexities of communication in the professional world. Whether preparing for the workforce or seeking to enhance interpersonal relationships, this life skills class offers invaluable benefits for individuals from all walks of life.

Digital Solutions / MS Office

This course provides students with a comprehensive overview of the foundational principles of computer technology & software proficiency, essential for success in nearly every professional field. Regardless of whether computers serve as the primary tool in one's profession, functional fluency in their operation & basic software platforms is indispensable. Students will be introduced to key software applications such as Word, Excel, & PowerPoint, gaining essential insights into their functionalities & practical applications. Through hands-on learning experiences, participants will develop proficiency in utilizing these software tools to enhance efficiency both in personal endeavors & as emerging professionals poised to enter the workforce. By the end of the course, students will have acquired the skills necessary to navigate & leverage computer technology effectively, empowering them to excel in their respective fields & adapt to the evolving demands of the modern workplace.



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