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Business Studies Department

Course Descriptions


Introduction to Business, Grade 9 or 10, Open (BBI1O, BBI2O)

This course introduces students to the world of business. Students will develop an understanding
of the functions of business, including accounting, marketing, information and communication
technology, human resources, and production, and of the importance of ethics and social
responsibility.This course builds a foundation for further studies in business and helps students
develop the business knowledge and skills they will need in their everyday lives.

Prerequisite: None

 

Information and Communication Technology in Business, Grade 9 or 10, Open (BTT1O, BTT2O)

This course introduces students to information and communication technology in a business
environment and builds a foundation of digital literacy skills necessary for success in a
technologically driven society. Students will develop word processing, spreadsheet, database,
desktop publishing, presentation software, and website design skills.Throughout the course,
there is an emphasis on digital literacy, effective electronic research and communication skills,
and current issues related to the impact of information and communication technology.

Prerequisite: None

 

Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Grade 11, University/College Preparation (BAF3M)

This course introduces students to the fundamental principles and procedures of accounting.
Students will develop financial analysis and decision-making skills that will assist them in future
studies and/or career opportunities in business. Students will acquire an understanding of
accounting for a service and a merchandising business, computerized accounting, financial
analysis, and ethics and current issues in accounting.

Prerequisite: None

 

Entrepreneurship:The Venture, Grade 11, College Preparation (BDI3C)

This course focuses on ways in which entrepreneurs recognize opportunities, generate ideas,
and organize resources to plan successful ventures that enable them to achieve their goals.
Students will create a venture plan for a school-based or student-run business.Through
hands-on experiences, students will have opportunities to develop the values, traits, and skills
most often associated with successful entrepreneurs.

Prerequisite: None

 

Information and Communication Technology: The Digital Environment, Grade 11, Open (BTA3O)

This course prepares students for the digital environment. Using a hands-on approach, students
will further develop information and communication technology skills through the use of
common business software applications.The concept and operation of e-business will be
explored, and students will design and create an e-business website.The skills developed in this
course will prepare students for success in the workplace and/or postsecondary studies.

Prerequisite: None

 

Marketing: Goods, Services, Events, Grade 11, College Preparation (BMI3C)

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of product marketing, which includes the
marketing of goods, services, and events. Students will examine how trends, issues, global
economic changes, and information technology influence consumer buying habits. Students
will engage in marketing research, develop marketing strategies, and produce a marketing plan
for a product of their choice.

Prerequisite: None

 

Financial Accounting Principles, Grade 12, University/College Preparation (BAT4M)

This course introduces students to advanced accounting principles that will prepare them for
postsecondary studies in business. Students will learn about financial statements for various
forms of business ownership and how those statements are interpreted in making business
decisions.This course expands students knowledge of sources of financing, further develops
accounting methods for assets, and introduces accounting for partnerships and corporations.

Prerequisite: Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

 

Information and Communication Technology: Multimedia Solutions, Grade 12, College Preparation (BTX4C)

This course provides students with the opportunity to apply their information and
communication technology skills while working in a team environment.Through a
project-based approach, students will have opportunities to integrate common business
software applications and apply multimedia techniques. Students will further develop
their understanding of electronic business and e-commerce environments.The skills
acquired in this course will prepare students for success in postsecondary studies and
in their future careers.

Prerequisite: Information and Communication Technology:The Digital Environment, Grade 11, Open

 

International Business Fundamentals, Grade 12, University/College Preparation (BBB4M)

This course provides an overview of the importance of international business and trade in the
global economy and explores the factors that influence success in international markets.
Students will learn about the techniques and strategies associated with marketing, distribution,
and managing international business effectively.This course prepares students for postsecondary
programs in business, including international business, marketing, and management.

Prerequisite: None

 

Business Leadership: Management Fundamentals, Grade 12, University/College Preparation (BOH4M)

This course focuses on the development of leadership skills used in managing a successful
business. Students will analyse the role of a leader in business, with a focus on decision making,
management of group dynamics,workplace stress and conflict, motivation of employees, and
planning. Effective business communication skills, ethics, and social responsibility are also
emphasized.

Prerequisite: None

 

Sports & Entertainment Marketing, Grade 12, University Preparation (IDC4U)

This interdisciplinary course emphasizes the development of practical skills and knowledge to solve problems, make decisions, create personal meaning, and present findings related to the growing Sports and Entertainment marketing industry. Through individual and collaborative inquiry and research into contemporary issues, real-life situations, and careers related to Sports and Entertainment Marketing students will develop skills in areas of ethics, consumer research, advertising, public relations/publicity, event marketing, endorsement, sponsorship, product distribution, and career opportunities in Sports and Entertainment Marketing.

Prerequisite: Engligh, Grade 11, University

 

 

 

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