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Ignite Syllabus

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Business Ignite Video

 

Business

CAPS Ribbon Cutting

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of the Washington Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) program, housed at the new Confluence Room at the Four Rivers Career Center.

2017-18 Business Course

Business Morning Students

Front row, from left, are Jared Lopez, Morgan Holdmeyer, Olivia Robinson, Emily Wilson and John Meyer
Second row, from left, are Jake Jinkerson, Abbey Jinkerson, Kailey Robinson, Desiree Roady, Ryann Thiemann and Brock Laughlin.
Third row, from left, are Jacob Wilson, Braeden Harmon, Zach Harms, Jonathan Amlong, Jake Fregalette, Grant Miller and Chance Redd.
Fourth row, from left, are Brandon Repp, Cason Suggs, Ty Rinne, Ywaine Wagoner and Brandon Solter. Not shown are Conlan Jarvis and Brooke Robinson.

Business Afternoon Students

Seated, from left, are Michael Hancock and Jack Piontek.

Standing, from left, are Tess Marquart, Izzy Milton, Sequoia Smyser-Lewis, Lexi Hendricks, Jessica Frick, Mahaliah O'Connell, Lauren Ancell and Olivia Diederich. Not shown are Nichole Brinker, Bria Hasenjaeger and Emmy Hopkins.

Business Ignite Mission Statement

"Our mission as young business men and women is to develop new companies in our community by inspiring, educating, and innovating for professional success in a dynamic, global environment."

Business Ignite Course Description

This course introduces students to the knowledge, attributes and skills entrepreneurs need to create and launch their own business concepts.

 

The cutting-edge thinkers of tomorrow will experience a unique and creative learning atmosphere conducive to business innovation. The course allows students to frame learning opportunities as they research ideas, analyze market viability, create prototypes and solutions as well as pitch their projects to actual business and community leaders.

 

Students are taught the foundations of business needed to start companies while developing skills and talents necessary to invent their own careers.      

News

3/22/18

The CAPS Global Business morning class visited the Missouri Meerschaum Company in Washington, known as the world’s oldest and largest manufacturer of corn cob smoking pipes, on Thursday, March 22.

Phil Morgan, Missouri Meerschaum Company General Manager, spoke to the students and answered their questions about the company and the production of corn cob pipes.

The CAPS Global Business class introduces students to the knowledge, attributes and skills entrepreneurs need to create and launch their own business concepts.

Photos from the industry tour at Missouri Meerschaum Company in Washington are below.




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2/9/18

The CAPS Global Business program at the Four Rivers Career Center held a student shadow day on Friday, Feb. 9.

Current sophomores and juniors at Washington High School interested in possibly joining the Global Business program next year met with instructor Cathy Jinkerson and the current students in the program to learn more about it.

The students participated in various activities and projects, and also were involved in a panel discussion concerning the Global Business program and the business industry overall.

Photos from the CAPS Global Business shadow day are below.











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1/11/18

CAPS Global Business students attended the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Breakfast meeting on Thursday morning, Jan. 11, at the Knights of Columbus Hall.

The CAPS students had the opportunity to learn more about what the organization does on an annual basis and meet with some of the individuals behind the operation.

Among the items on the agenda during the meeting were 2017 Town & Country Fair reports and awards, 2018 Fair Board introductions, economic development report, Chamber report and awards presentation, and Chamber board introductions.

See the photos below of the CAPS Global Business students at the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Breakfast.


CAPS Global Business students attended the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Breakfast meeting on Thursday morning, Jan. 11, at the Knights of Columbus Hall.

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Instructors

Jinkerson, Cathy
CAPS Business

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