What is MindTap for Business?

What is MindTap for Business?

MindTap is the Online Solution for CTE courses offering a personalized teaching experience with relevant assignments that guide students to analyze, apply, and improve thinking, allowing you to measure skills and outcomes with ease. MindTap for Business includes the full, interactive eBook along with auto-graded assessment and review, videos, simulations, and more! Review MindTap NOW for each of the titles below when you click 'Access MindTap for this Title.'

Business CTSO Prep and Industry Certification Alignment

Business CTSO Prep and Industry Certification Alignment

Most of our Business titles include the Winning Edge feature that offers prep for DECA, BPA, and FBLA competitive events. Our products meet the needs to prepare students for hundreds of events. Download the recommended list of titles for events per organization below.

OR review our full list of titles aligned to industry-recognized certifications.

Principles of Business

Principles of Business

Principles of Business

PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS, Updated Precision Exams Ninth Edition, provides complete instruction in business concepts and skills students need in today's competitive environment. This market-leading introductory business text offers extensive coverage in major business concepts, such as finance, marketing, operations, and management. Students gain valuable information and skills for the workplace, as well as preparation for success in competitive events, such as DECA, FBLA, and BPA. This edition correlates 100% to the Precision Exams Business Concepts Exam. MindTap for Principles of Business Updated, Precision Exams Edition, 9th edition is the digital learning solution that helps teachers engage and transform today’s students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. MindTap for this course includes the full, interactive eBook as well as auto-graded reading activities throughout the eBook for each lesson as well as student tools like flashcards, practice quizzes, and auto-graded homework and tests. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337904179

Entrepreneurship: Ideas in Action

Entrepreneurship: Ideas in Action

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: IDEAS IN ACTION 6E provides students with the knowledge needed to realistically evaluate their potential as a business owner. This text encourages students to examine all the major steps involved in starting a new business: Ownership, Strategy, Finance, and Marketing. As students complete the chapters, they will develop a business plan and learn what it takes to get an entrepreneurial venture off to a good start. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337904698

BUSN

BUSN

Through ongoing research into students’ workflows and preferences, BUSN from 4LTR Press combines an easy-reference, paperback textbook with Chapter Review Cards, and an innovative online experience—all at an affordable price. New for this edition, MindTap is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course--to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual and to build their confidence. BUSN features a full suite of student and instructor resources, all-new concept videos, a new flashcard tool, and more. Now available with MindTap. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337407120

Business Communication

Business Communication

Business Communication

Turning you into an effective communicator across all media types, Means' BUSINESS COMMUNICATION, 3rd edition, equips you with the communication tools you need to succeed in today's workplace. Its engaging, contemporary design offers clear, easy-to-follow instructions that guide you to more effective writing, listening, speaking, computing and research skills while using the latest technology tools. With an emphasis on English grammar and writing mechanics, the unique Writing Styles feature helps you build powerful writing skills and effectively maintain reader interest. Ethics and cross-cultural issues integrated throughout help you develop decision-making skills that will serve you well throughout your career. The book also offers the most current coverage available on smart phones, the Cloud, document sharing, VOIPs, webinars, enhanced security measures and much more. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337403900

Essentials of Business Communication

Essentials of Business Communication

Ensure your students are job-ready with the number one choice in the field -- Guffey/Lowey's ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATION, 11E. In a time when writing and communication skills rank high on recruiters’ wish lists, this tried-and-true text helps students develop job-readiness for the 21st century. ESSENTIALS highlights best practices and strategies backed by leading-edge research to help students strengthen professionalism, expert writing techniques, workplace digital savvy and résumé-building skills. Students learn how writing is central to business success, regardless of the communication channel. ESSENTIALS discusses best practices for social media and mobile technology while equipping students with skills using grammar exercises, documents for editing and grammar practice no longer found in competitors. Unparalleled author-generated ancillaries support this leading approach. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337711487

Management

Business Management

Business Management

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 14E is designed for more advanced high school business courses, going beyond the intro to business class. With the focus shifted to business management, this text approaches business operations from the entrepreneurial and management perspective. Finance, marketing, and human resources are some of the topics explored. This text combines concepts with a strong lesson-based instructional design, weaving in research opportunities, creative methods of assessment, interesting real-world features, mathematical calculations, case studies and academic connections. The introductory chapter provides an overview of management, discusses the history of management, and compares management approaches and philosophies. Another chapter focuses on data analysis and decision-making, demonstrating the importance of math, statistics, and quantitative decision-making. STUDENT EDITION: 9781305661813

Small Business Management: Launching & Growing Entrepreneurial Ventures

Small Business Management: Launching & Growing Entrepreneurial Ventures

Help your students realize their dreams of small business success with Longenecker/Petty/Palich/Hoy's SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: LAUNCHING AND GROWING ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES, 19E. This popular text continues to lead with its comprehensive approach, precedent-setting coverage, innovative tools, engaging examples and integrated resource package. Help your students explore the fundamentals of business management as well as examine the full business cycle from how to start a business, manage and grow it to harvesting the business. All-new cases, proven exercises, and online activities place students in the role of decision-makers while sharpening their understanding of concepts. Unforgettable examples, exciting video cases and coverage of the most current developments in business management today keep this engaging text as current and practical now as it was when it led the market with its first edition more than 50 years ago. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357039410

MGMT

MGMT

Through ongoing research into students’ workflows and preferences, MGMT from 4LTR Press combines an easy-reference, paperback textbook with Chapter Review Cards, and an innovative online experience – all at an affordable price. New for this edition, MindTap is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course--to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual and to build their confidence. MGMT features a new section on sexual orientation and gender identity, and new feature boxes and up-to-date data throughout. Chapter Concept videos created this year by Cengage have been doubled in number. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337407465

HR (Human Resource Management)

HR (Human Resource Management)

Based on continuous research into students’ workflows and preferences, DeNisi/Griffin's HR, 5E from 4LTR Press offers a unique learning experience for mastering human resource management skills today. HR, 5E combines an easy-reference, concise printed text with numerous learning features and Chapter Review Cards, and an online experience – all at an affordable price. New for this edition, MindTap digital learning solution now enables students to explore HR anywhere, anytime, and on most devices. Coupled with straightforward course management, assessment and analytics for you, the instructor, HR with MindTap engages students of all generations and learning styles while integrating seamlessly into your human resources course. HR gives you complete control of your course -- to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with HR, 5E and MindTap. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357048184

The Leadership Experience

The Leadership Experience

Give students the critical leadership skills and solid understanding of today’s theory needed to become effective leaders in today’s turbulent times with THE LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE, 7E. Acclaimed author Richard Daft helps students explore the latest thinking in leadership theory as well as contemporary practices at work within organizations throughout the world. Students examine emerging topics, including enhancement of emotional intelligence, leadership vision and courage, and leadership of virtual teams, and they connect those topics to recent world events such as ethical scandals, leader successes and mistakes, and political turmoil. Packed with memorable examples and unique insights into actual leadership decisions, this full-color text includes crisp, clear visuals to reinforce the book’s engaging presentation. This edition’s proven applications, designed for today’s leadership theory and applications course, and a solid foundation grounded in established scholarly research make the topic of leadership come alive for students. In addition, THE LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE is available with MindTap, an integrated text and online learning solution that enhances understanding of course content and offers opportunities to extend learning. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337102278

Business Law

Law for Business and Personal Use, Copyright Update

Law for Business and Personal Use, Copyright Update

Explore the foundations of business law as well as the application of legal concepts to everyday life. LAW FOR BUSINESS AND PERSONAL USE, COPYRIGHT UPDATE, combines strong content and interactive technology with consistent, proven instruction to maintain student interest and support active learning. Coverage includes a new bonus chapter on E-Commerce and Cyberlaw. This edition also covers contracts, criminal law, environmental law, family law, and consumer protection. With more than 1,000 cases, LAW FOR BUSINESS AND PERSONAL USE, COPYRIGHT UPDATE, offers plenty of opportunities for case analysis and research. STUDENT EDITION: 9781305653009

Business Information Management

Microsoft Office 2019

Microsoft Office 2019

Our Microsoft Office solutions incorporate step-by-step direction with real-world examples and offer many projects for each chapter of an application. Aligned to MOS certification, the Shelly Cashman, Illustrated, or New Perspectives Series fully prepare students for success with Business technology. 

Your choice of TWO digital solutions: SAM standalone or MindTap Collections with SAM both offer the most realistic Microsoft Office simualtions and most robust grading and reportinig for in-applicatioin projects available. Click the link below to fully explore MS Office options. Microsoft Office 2016 options are also available.

Technology for Success and Shelly Cashman Series Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2019

Technology for Success and Shelly Cashman Series Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2019

Introduce students to important new features in the latest version of Microsoft® Office and equip them with skills to further their academic, professional and personal lives with TECHNOLOGY FOR SUCCESS AND SHELLY CASHMAN SERIES MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365® & OFFICE 2019. Part of the acclaimed Shelly Cashman Series that has introduced computer skills to millions of students, this edition's enhanced presentation appeals to a variety of learning styles. This edition makes computer concepts relevant and manageable by addressing the “what, why and how” as the award-winning authors emphasize a deep understanding and real-life applications. Updated activities, case scenarios and learning features engage readers, improve retention and prepare students for success with Microsoft® Office 2019. MindTap online resources and the latest version of SAM (Skills Assessment Manager) further ensure mastery. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357375556

Technology for Success and Illustrated Series™ Microsoft® Office 365® & Office 2019

Technology for Success and Illustrated Series™ Microsoft® Office 365® & Office 2019

Introduce students to important new features in the latest version of Microsoft® Office and equip them with skills to further their academic, professional and personal lives with TECHNOLOGY FOR SUCCESS AND ILLUSTRATED SERIES MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365® & OFFICE 2019. Part of the acclaimed Illustrated Series that has introduced computer skills to millions of students, this edition's enhanced presentation appeals to a variety of learning styles. This edition makes computer concepts relevant and manageable by addressing the “what, why and how” as the award-winning authors emphasize a deep understanding and real-life applications. Updated activities, case scenarios and learning features engage readers, improve retention and prepare students for success with Microsoft® Office 2019. MindTap online resources and the latest version of SAM (Skills Assessment Manager) further ensure mastery. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357119747

New Perspectives Series Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2019 Introductory

New Perspectives Series Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2019 Introductory

Develop the Microsoft® Office 365 and Office 2019 skills students need to be successful in college and beyond with the emphasis on critical-thinking, problem-solving, and in-depth coverage found in NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & OFFICE 2019: INTRODUCTORY. Updated with all-new case scenarios, this edition clearly applies the skills students are learning to real-world situations to make concepts even more relevant across the applications and reinforces critical skills to make them successful in their educational and professional careers. NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & OFFICE 2019: INTRODUCTORY demonstrates the importance of what students are learning while strengthening your skills and helping students transfer those skills to other applications and disciplines for further success. In addition, MindTap and updated SAM (Skills Assessment Manager) online resources are available to guide additional study and ensure successful results. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357375426

MIS (Management Information Systems)

MIS (Management Information Systems)

Introduce your students to MIS today with the most practical and current title available: MIS 10. Updates throughout this edition present the latest developments in cloud computing, AR/VR, quantum computing and blockchain. New case studies and information boxes connect the principles your students are learning to the most current developments in technology and business today. Key concepts and skills within each case are now tagged to the corresponding AASCB standards to ensure your students are focused on the most important information for success. For further support, this edition's completely redesigned MindTap offers a robust digital learning experience. New MindTap concept and career videos present job options while interactive case studies bridge today's technology and strategy. Use It activities, give your students immediate feedback and MindTap's RSS feeds present the latest trends with a focus on success in the real world. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357418697

Keyboarding and Word Processing

Keyboarding and Word Processing Complete Course Lessons 1-110: Microsoft® Word 2016

Keyboarding and Word Processing Complete Course Lessons 1-110: Microsoft® Word 2016

This comprehensive learning package integrates keyboarding, essential and advanced word processing, document formatting and design, and communication skills within a single text, along with a strong emphasis on honing skills by competing projects in a realistic office environment. Using Microsoft® Word 2016, students will format advanced business correspondence, tables, reports, mail merge files, graphics, and a broad range of common document types, including meeting, travel, news, legal, medical, and human resources/employment. The text includes 15 modular projects and three comprehensive projects to help students apply what they learn and prepare to be productive immediately when beginning their careers. Combined with Skills Assessment Manager (SAM)—an interactive, online learning and testing tool—the text makes your course easier to teach and manage by enabling students to work independently from anywhere. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337103275

Century 21® Computer Skills and Applications, Lessons 1-88

Century 21® Computer Skills and Applications, Lessons 1-88

Provide your students with the best in keyboarding education from the proven keyboarding leader--now fully updated to Microsoft Office 365/2016. This latest edition of CENTURY 21 COMPUTER SKILLS AND APPLICATIONS helps students in middle school through high school prepare for a lifetime of keyboarding and computer success with innovative solutions updated to reflect today's business challenges. Century 21 pedagogy takes a cycle approach as students learn a foundation of basic skills and then revisit them multiple times to improve, enhance, and build business technology skills. Other online keyboarding software does not offer triple control guidelines for timed writings or content and practice with current technologies like voice-recognition software and working in the cloud, or allow students to work collaboratively or practice career-focused scenarios and digital citizenship skills. CENTURY 21 COMPUTER SKILLS AND APPLICATIONS prepares students to excel in today's business environment, and increase communication skills with relevant, step-by-step activities. Students learn to master computer applications using Microsoft Office 365/2016 for e-mail, database, electronic presentations, spreadsheets, and advanced word processing. Trust the leader who has taught more than 85 million people to type…bringing more than 100 years of publishing experience and a century of innovations together in a complete line of keyboarding solutions. NOW AVAILABLE WITH ONLINE KEYBOARDING IN SAM, students can read the full, interactive eBook, and practice well-known keying drills previously in MICROTYPE in an updated, ADA-compliant, online environment. Online Keyboarding in SAM offers auto-grading for keying drills and customizable weighting for timed writing assignments, so you can choose where you want your students to focus throughout you course, whether that be on GWAM, Accuracy Percentage, Number of Errors, or Speed. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337910309

Administrative Support

The Office: Procedures and Technology

The Office: Procedures and Technology

THE OFFICE: PROCEDURES AND TECHNOLOGY, Seventh Edition, is a comprehensive text designed for the high school office technology curriculum, including courses on office procedures, administrative procedures, business and computer technology, and more. The text helps high school students prepare for entry-level positions in an office setting, focusing on the technical skills they need to succeed, including use of email and the Internet, integrated applications and office suites, and the latest technology tools. The authors also reinforce valuable soft skills such as customer satisfaction, ethics, and telephone manners, as well as information systems and the global marketplace. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337281362

Soft Skills for the Workplace

Illustrated Course Guides : Problem Solving and Decision Making - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace

Illustrated Course Guides : Problem Solving and Decision Making - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace

Give your students a 360-degree education and career advantage with ILLUSTRATED COURSE GUIDES: PROBLEM-SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING - SOFT SKILLS FOR A DIGITAL WORKPLACE. Part of the Illustrated Series Soft Skills, this book, like all others in the series, makes it easy to teach students the essential soft skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive workplace. Timeless information highlights marketable skills that students need for success in the technological workplace. This book addresses 40 critical skills that equip your students with extensive knowledge they can bring with them into today’s real world. MindTap for this course includes five eBooks from the ILLUSTRATED COURSE GUIDES: Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace series, including: PROFESSIONALISM, TEAMWORK AND TEAM BUILDING, PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING, VERBAL COMMUNICATION, and WRITTEN COMMUNICATION. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337119252

Illustrated Course Guides : Professionalism - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace

Illustrated Course Guides : Professionalism - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace

Give your students the professional skills needed for success throughout their education and career with ILLUSTRATED COURSE GUIDES: PROFESSIONALISM - SOFT SKILLS FOR A DIGITAL WORKPLACE, 2E. Part of the acclaimed ILLUSTRATED SOFT SKILLS SERIES, this book, like all others in the series, makes it easy to teach students the essential soft skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive workplace. Each book addresses 40 critical skills, providing your students with extensive knowledge they can bring with them into the professional world. MindTap™ for Soft Skills--Illustrated offers five eBooks from the ILLUSTRATED COURSE GUIDES: Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace series, including: PROFESSIONALISM, TEAMWORK AND TEAM BUILDING, PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING, VERBAL COMMUNICATION, and WRITTEN COMMUNICATION. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337119269

Illustrated Course Guides : Teamwork & Team Building - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace

Illustrated Course Guides : Teamwork & Team Building - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace

Give your students the teamwork skills needed for success throughout their education and career with ILLUSTRATED COURSE GUIDES: TEAMWORK AND TEAM BUILDING - SOFT SKILLS FOR A DIGITAL WORKPLACE, 2E. Part of the acclaimed ILLUSTRATED SOFT SKILLS SERIES, this book makes it easy to teach students the essential team building and other soft skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive workplace. Each book addresses 40 critical skills, providing your students with extensive knowledge they can bring with them into the real world. MindTap™ for Soft Skills--Illustrated offers five eBooks from the ILLUSTRATED COURSE GUIDES: Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace series, including: PROFESSIONALISM, TEAMWORK AND TEAM BUILDING, PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING, VERBAL COMMUNICATION, and WRITTEN COMMUNICATION. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337119276

Illustrated Course Guides : Verbal Communication - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace

Illustrated Course Guides : Verbal Communication - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace

Give your students the professional communication skills needed for success throughout their education and careers with ILLUSTRATED COURSE GUIDES: VERBAL COMMUNICATION - SOFT SKILLS FOR A DIGITAL WORKPLACE, 3E. Part of the acclaimed ILLUSTRATED SOFT SKILLS SERIES, this book, like all others in the series, makes it easy to teach students the essential soft skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive workplace. Timeless information highlights marketable verbal skills that students need for success in today’s technological business world. This text delves into the importance of effective, professional, and polite verbal communication -- from speaking with clients to everyday dialogue with colleagues.MindTap™ for Soft Skills--Illustrated offers five eBooks from the ILLUSTRATED COURSE GUIDES: Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace series, including: PROFESSIONALISM, TEAMWORK AND TEAM BUILDING, PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING, VERBAL COMMUNICATION, and WRITTEN COMMUNICATION. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337119283

Illustrated Course Guides : Written Communication - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace

Illustrated Course Guides : Written Communication - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace

Give your students the professional communication skills needed for success throughout their education and careers with ILLUSTRATED COURSE GUIDES: WRITTEN COMMUNICATION - SOFT SKILLS FOR A DIGITAL WORKPLACE, 3E. Part of the acclaimed ILLUSTRATED SOFT SKILLS SERIES, this book, like all others in the series makes it easy to teach students the written communication and other essential soft skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive workplace. This text delves into the importance of effective and professional written communication -- from creating professional documentation to E-mail correspondence. MindTap™ for Soft Skills--Illustrated offers five eBooks from the ILLUSTRATED COURSE GUIDES: Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace series, including: PROFESSIONALISM, TEAMWORK AND TEAM BUILDING, PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING, VERBAL COMMUNICATION, and WRITTEN COMMUNICATION. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337119290

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2020-2021 Career and Technical Education Catalog

2020-2021 Career and Technical Education Catalog

Partnership with Precision Exams for Stackable, Industry-Aligned Certifications

Partnership with Precision Exams for Stackable, Industry-Aligned Certifications

Precision Exams builds exams from business insights. They meet regularly with industry experts to learn what businesses expect from their workforce and listen to subject-matter experts from various industries to keep knowledge standards up to date and relevant to today’s jobs. National Geographic Learning, a part of Cengage, has published Career and Technical Education (CTE) materials that correlate to state and national standards and industry trends for decades. Many of our long-loved titles are correlated to Precision Exams knowledge standards and more are being added every year. Our close partnership with Precision Exams pairs industry-backed certification and performance reporting with sound pedagogy and digital activities. 

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