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BUSINESS COURSES

BBI2O
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS - Open


This course introduces students to the world of business, including the concepts, functions, and skills required for meeting the challenges of operating a business in the 21st c. on a local, national, and/or international scale, plus concepts and skills related to personal finance, entrepreneurship, and international business.

BAF3M
INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING - Univ/College Prep.


This course introduces students to the fundamental principles and procedures of accounting, with emphasis on accounting procedures used in service and merchandising businesses. Students will develop an understanding of the connections between financial analysis, control, and decision making in the management of a business, as well as the effects of technology and globalization on accounting procedures and the role of the accountant. This course includes accounting software applications.

BDI3C
INTRO TO ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES - College Prep


This course focuses on ways in which entrepreneurs recognize opportunities, generate ideas, and organize resources to plan successful ventures that enable them to achieve personal goals by satisfying the needs of others. Students will learn about values, traits, and skills associated with successful entrepreneurial activity.

BMI3C INTRO TO MARKETING - College Preparation

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of marketing, with an emphasis on in-depth analysis of the influence of changes in the economy and global marketplace, trends and issues, and the impact of technology. Students will analyse buying patterns of various consumers, the effect of marketing strategies, will engage in marketing research and develop and present a marketing plan for a specific product.

BAT4M
PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING - Univ./College Prep.


Prerequisite: BAF3M
This course emphasizes study of accounting principles related to financial statements. Students will learn about ways in which information is used in making business decisions, and about the effects on financial statements of using different methods of inventory valuation, 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. This course includes internet searches and accounting software applications.

BBB4M
INTRO. TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS - Univ./College Prep.


Prerequisite: Any U, M or C course I Business or Canadian World Studies
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.

BDV4C
ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES: VENTURE PLANNING - College Prep.


Prerequisite: BDI3C
This course focuses on the application of entrepreneurial characteristics and skills. Students will learn how to develop a venture plan. In making the plan, they will consider available resources, analyse the potential market base, identify legal requirements and available financing, evaluate all aspects of the plan, and identify the management skills and technology that would be required in carrying out their plan.

BOH4M
ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR HUMAN RESOURCES - Univ./College Prep.


Prerequisite: Any U, M or C course in Business or Canadian and World Studies
This course focuses on ways in which organizations deal with issues affecting their competitiveness in a changing technological and global business environment. Students will analyse various leadership techniques, study various issues such as ethics in business, social responsibility, management of group dynamics, uses of information technology, workplace stress and conflict, motivation of employees, and globalization. Students will also investigate the management of a diverse workforce within an organization and the importance of strategic planning.