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					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 Group
Don Dozier – Retired Global Purchasing Manager, Shell
Chemical/Kraton Polymers, Consultant
Frank Kelley - Director, Undergraduate Business Programs University
of Houston
Shamael Mustafa – Market Manager, Capital One Bank
First Service Credit Union– Financial Institution
Kelly Murphrey – Director, Center For The Study of Western
Hemispheric Trade, Mays Business School at Texas A & M University
Erika Tolar – District Sales Manager, FedEx Corporation
Contact Information

   La’Quesha Grigsby
     IBA Coordinator
 Klein Forest High School
       832-484-4553
  lgrigsby@kleinisd.net

				
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