Business Studies

Business Studies2018-09-05T12:06:03+00:00
course pathway chart

Introduction to Business BBI1OI

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.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 9
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: BBI2OI – Introduction to Business, Open is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
BBI2OE – eLearn – Introduction to Business is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

Information and Communication Technology in Business, Grade 9 or 10, Open BTT1OI

This course introduces students to the use of information technology in a business environment. Students will learn how to use information technology in a work environment, perform electronic research, communicate electronically, and use common business software. They will also explore possible future occupations in information technology. NOTE: Students who take BTT in Grade 9 cannot take it again in Grade 10.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 9
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: BTT2OI – Introduction to Information Technology in Business, Open is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
BTT2OK – Information and Communication Technology in Business is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
BTT1OX – ESL ONLY – Information and Communication Technology in Business (Grade 9 or 10) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

ESL ONLY – Information and Communication Technology in Business (Grade 9 or 10) BTT1OX

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.
COURSE NOTE: This course has been adapted to meet the needs of the ESL learner.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: ESL
Course GRADE:
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: BTT2OK – Information and Communication Technology in Business is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
BTT2OI – Introduction to Information Technology in Business, Open is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
BTT1OI – Information and Communication Technology in Business, Grade 9 or 10, Open is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

eLearn – Introduction to Business BBI2OE

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.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: BBI1OI – Introduction to Business is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
BBI2OI – Introduction to Business, Open is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

Introduction to Business, Open BBI2OI

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.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: BBI1OI – Introduction to Business is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
BBI2OE – eLearn – Introduction to Business is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

Introduction to Information Technology in Business, Open BTT2OI

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.
COURSE NOTE: Note: This course is not available to students who have already completed BTT1O.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: BTT1OI – Information and Communication Technology in Business, Grade 9 or 10, Open is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
BTT1OX – ESL ONLY – Information and Communication Technology in Business (Grade 9 or 10) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

eLearn – Financial Accounting Fundamentals BAF3ME

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.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College/University
GRADE: 11
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: BAF3MI – Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Grade 11, University/College Preparation is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Grade 11, University/College Preparation BAF3MI

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.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College/University
GRADE: 11
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: BAF3ME – eLearn – Financial Accounting Fundamentals is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

eLearn – Entrepreneurship: The Venture BDI3CE

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.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College
GRADE: 11
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: BDI3CI – Entrepreneurship: The Venture is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

Entrepreneurship: The Venture BDI3CI

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.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College
GRADE: 11
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: BDI3CE – eLearn – Entrepreneurship: The Venture is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

eLearn – Marketing: Goods, Services, Events BMI3CE

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.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College
GRADE: 11
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: BMI3CI – Introduction to Marketing, College is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

Introduction to Marketing, College BMI3CI

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.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College
GRADE: 11
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: BMI3CE – eLearn – Marketing: Goods, Services, Events is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

Marketing: Retail and Service, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation BMX3EI

This course focuses on marketing activities in the retail and service sectors. Students will examine trends and global influences on marketing decisions, and will learn about the importance of customer service in developing a customer base and maintaining customer loyalty. Through hands-on learning, students will develop personal selling and information technology skills that will prepare them for a variety of marketing-related positions in the workplace.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Workplace
GRADE: 11

eLearn – Information and Communication Technology: The Digital Environment BTA3OE

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 post secondary studies.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: BTA3OI – Information Technology Applications in Business, Open is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

Information Technology Applications in Business, Open BTA3OI

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 post secondary studies.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: BTA3OE – eLearn – Information and Communication Technology: The Digital Environment is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

Analyzing Current Economic Issues (University Dual Credit) CIA4UI

This course examines current national and global economic trends and policies from diverse perspectives. Students will explore the impact of choices that individuals and institutions, including governments, make in responding to local, national, and global economic issues such as globalization and global economic inequalities, trade agreements, national debt, taxation, social spending, and consumer debt. Students will apply the concepts of economic thinking and the economic inquiry process, including economic models, to investigate, and develop informed opinions about, current economic issues and to help them make reasoned economic decisions.
COURSE NOTE: DUAL CREDIT COURSE – Students may earn a Wilfred Laurier University Economics transfer credit in EC120 (Introduction to Microeconomics). Talk to your Business teacher for more information.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any University or College/University level course in English, Religion, History, Geography, Law or Social Studies.
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: CIA4UE – eLearn – Analysing Current Economic Issues is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

Principles of Financial Accounting (University/College) BAT4MI

This course emphasizes study of accounting principles related to financial statements. Students will learn about ways in which information in these statements is used in making business decisions, and about the effects on financial statements of using different methods of inventory valuation and adjusting and reversing entries. Students will also study various means of financing a business and ways in which the strength of a corporation can be determined through the reading of its annual report.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: BAF3MI

Introduction to International Business (University/College) BBB4MI

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.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE:

Business Leadership: Management Fundamentals (University/College) BOH4MI

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.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE:

Analyzing Current Economic Issues (University) CIA4UI

This course explores the choices that individuals and societies make about the use of resources in a competitive global economy. Students will use economic concepts and models, as well as methods of economic inquiry, to analyze current economic issues and make informed economic choices based on their analysis.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITES: CIE3M or CGD3M or CGF3M or CHA3U or CHW3M or CLU3M or CIA4U or CGW4U or CGU4M or CGR4M or CGO4M or CHI4U or CHY4U or CLN4U or CPW4U or ENG3U or ENG4U or HNB4M or HFC3M or HFA4U or HHS4U or HHG4M or HSP3U or HSB4U or HZB3M or HZT4U or HRT3M or HSE4M or HSG3M or HSC4M

 

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