Business & Entrepreneurship Academy

The Senney Enterprises Business & Entrepreneurship Academy

Students in the Senney Enterprises Business & Entrepreneurship Academy benefit from the thoughtfully developed coursework, real-world business exposure, peer collaboration, and professional resources.

Course Offerings in the Academy

Grades 8-9

  • Business Essentials

Grades 9-12

  • Introduction to Business Administration

Grades 10-12

  • Starting a Business: Basic Entrepreneurship
  • Business Finance & Accounting
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Business & Personal Law
  • Business Management
  • Economics

Grade 12

  • Personal Finance

Benefits of Business Education

Regardless of future career path, a business education can provide valuable skills to young people, including:

  • Financial Literacy
  • Decision Making
  • Presentation Skills
  • Communication
  • Project Management
  • Ethics
  • Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Understanding of Law
  • Marketing & Consumer Behavior

Meet the Dean of The Senney Enterprises Business & Entrepreneurship Academy

Mr. Jim Heal offers a unique background in both Christian education and business, having spent a significant part of his career as an executive at HP and as a Vice President at Fidelity Investments. He has also worked in Christian schools, and has been on the faculty at Lutheran West since 2021.

Jim Heal staff photo

The curriculum and program 
of the Senney Enterprises Business & Entrepreneurship Academy provides students with a wealth of practical learning opportunities that demonstrate course content in real-world scenarios.

Mr. Jim Heal
Dean of The Senney Enterprises Business & Entrepreneurship Academy, Lutheran West
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The Senney Enterprises Business & Entrepreneurship Academy not only equips students with knowledge they’ll need to navigate the ever-changing business landscape, but also develops Christian leaders for the future.

Mr. Wally Senney ’73