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Interdisciplinary Studies
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Building Financial Security IDC4UF
This course investigates financial management, capital markets, and ways in which capital is acquired. Students will use diverse information skills, resources, and technologies to gather information related to a variety of Canadian and international financial institutions, investigate the conceptual and mathematical foundations of increasing net worth, and examine investment in the stock market. (e.g., the risks and safeguards in stock trading, stocks as investments, creating investment portfolios). They will also analyse the social impact of personal and corporate investment decisions and will learn to solve problems through theoretical investigation, systems thinking approaches, and case studies. A strong foundation in mathematics is suggested.

This course combines the expectations for Interdisciplinary Studies, Grade 12, University Preparation with selected expectations from two or more other courses (e.g., Principles of Financial Accounting, Grade 12, University/College Preparation; Analysing Current Economic Issues, Grade 12, University Preparation; Mathematics of Data Management, Grade 12, University Preparation; Challenge and Change in Society, Grade 12, University/College Preparation).
COURSE NOTE: You may only choose one Interdisciplinary course at the 4U level/
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12


Sports and Marketing Entertainment


IDC4US
The focus of this course is to explore the important role that sports and entertainment play in our modern exonomy. Using a variety of resources and research methods, students will analyze the depiction of sports and entertainment in a variety of media. Students will obtain an understanding of business fundamentals and how to apply these fundamentals to sports and entertainment. This course will cover the following topics: marketing essentials, marketing sports, products/services unique to sports marketing, sports media, stadium design, sales, visual merchandising, marketing entertainment and legal issues concerning sports and entertainment.

This course combines the expectations for Interdisciplinary Studies, Grade 12, University Preparation with selected expectations from Analysing Current Economic Issues, Grade 12, University Preparation; Communications Technology, Grade 12, University/College Preparation; Entrepreneurial Studies: Venture Planning, Grade 12, College Preparation; Organizational Studies: Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources, BOH4M, Grade 12, University/College Preparation: Introduction to International Business, BBB4M, Grade 12, University/College.
COURSE NOTE: You may only take on Interdisciplinary course at the 4U level.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12​