Business Leadership & Insurance


About the Program

Welcome to the UTC Business Leadership program, tailored for high school students aspiring to thrive in the dynamic realm of business. This comprehensive course encompasses Sales & Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Law & Ethics, Accounting, Management, and a specialized focus on Insurance. 

Over two years, students can earn college credits and work towards an Associate’s degree or Small Business Certificate from Eastern Maine Community College. Delve into Property & Casualty Insurance, with the opportunity to become a licensed insurance producer in Maine, thanks to our collaboration with Kaplan Financial Education.

More interested in finance? Sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank, our nationally recognized Payroll Certification program equips students with vital skills in payroll management, covering processing, taxation, and compliance. This esteemed certification holds substantial weight in the job market, providing a solid foundation for future career success.

A business education not only cultivates critical thinking, communication, and entrepreneurial prowess, but also opens doors to diverse and rewarding career pathways. Unleash your potential and chart a empowered future in the dynamic world of business with us!

High School Credit Embedded

Coming soon!

Dual Enrollment/College Credit Opportunities

BCA 115: Introduction to Computer Applications

BUA 101: Introduction to Business

BUA 103: Business Plan Development

BUA 111: Accounting 1

BUA 112: Accounting 2

BUA 131: Business Law 1 

BUA 141: Principles of Business Management

BUA 211: Managerial Accounting

BUA 263: Sales & Customer Relations

BUA 271: Marketing Principles

SPE 101: Oral Communication

Professional Certification Opportunities

1-year Small Business Management Certificate from EMCC


SkillsUSA, National Technical Honor Society, professional orgs

Potential Occupations in This Field

General Management
General Manager
Benefits Manager
Business Owner
Business Information Management
Chief Financial Officer
Finance Director
Budget Analyst
Operations Management
Sales Manager
Service Supervisor
Supply Chain Management
Administrative Support
Executive Assistant
Legal Secretary
Human Resources
Claims Adjustor
Detailed Overview (offsite link) of numerous occupations in these fields.

Becca Willette

Rebecca Willette

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Meet Rebecca Willette, UTC's Business Leadership instructor, a dynamic individual with a journey spanning business, education, and community service. Passionate about entrepreneurship's power for positive change, Rebecca has owned businesses globally, aiding refugees in Rome and advising Southern California's small businesses. She believes in the harmonious coexistence of business, education, wellness, and community service to make the world better. Holding degrees from the University of Southern Maine and the University of Maine, Rebecca now imparts her wisdom to future business leaders at UTC, aiming to instill social responsibility. Beyond work, she's an avid runner, crocheter, and reader, sharing her life with her husband and a variety of rescue pets.

Chanel Watson

Chanel Watson

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Meet Chanel Watson, UTC's Insurance Producer instructor, a creative individual at the intersection of education, business, and adventure. With over a decade of experience, Chanel has navigated diverse sectors, starting in restaurant administration before transitioning into the medical field, specializing in insurance and administrative operations. She now channels this expertise into shaping the futures of high school students through career and technical education. Beyond the classroom, Chanel's diverse interests include sneaker collecting, sports, and outdoor activities like hiking, reflecting her passion for lifelong learning and enjoyment of life's many facets.