Location, Location, Location! • The International Business Academy is located on the campus of Klein Forest High School. • It is 1 of 7 Academic houses at Klein Forest
International Business Academy (IBA) • The IBA is a four-year program that focuses on the HS core curriculum with additional academic courses emphasizing business, language, and culture. • All students in the IBA are required to take specific business elective courses each year • Students participate in numerous field trips • Natural Bridge & Caverns, Alamo, San Antonio River Walk • AT&T Job Shadow • Texas A&M Global Issues Conference and Competition • Houston Rockets Job Shadow • Dallas Market Center (10th Grade) • Federal Express • New York (11th Grade) • Various College Visits
What is the Purpose of the IBA? • The purpose of the Academy is to prepare students for higher education and the highly competitive global economy. • The graduates of the Academy will have a strong academic, business, marketing, and foreign language background.
Academic Tracks • Marketing/Management • Entrepreneurship • Business Ownership • Human Resource Management • Sales • Fashion • Retail
Academic Tracks • Accounting/Finance • Banking • Securities • Personal Finance • Payroll • Investments
Corporate Partners Doug James – President, DJames Marketing GroupDon Dozier – Retired Global Purchasing Manager, Shell Chemical/Kraton Polymers, ConsultantFrank Kelley - Director, Undergraduate Business Programs University of HoustonShamael Mustafa – Market Manager, Capital One BankFirst Service Credit Union– Financial InstitutionKelly Murphrey – Director, Center For The Study of Western Hemispheric Trade, Mays Business School at Texas A & M UniversityErika Tolar – District Sales Manager, FedEx Corporation
La’Quesha Grigsby IBA Coordinator Klein Forest High School 832-484-4553 email@example.com Contact Information