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Department Head: Mrs. C. Oake
Mr. Baggio

Ms. Chan

Mr. Kohuch

Mr. Sarros

Mrs. Sine

 

BBI 1O: INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS, Open
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.
 
BTT 2O: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS, Open
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.
 
BAF 3M: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS, University/College Preparation
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.
 
IDC 3O: SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING, Open
This course provides students with competencies necessary for entry-level employment and career opportunities within the sports and/or entertainment marketing industries. Students will learn the fundamental concepts of marketing and business principles in the scope of amateur, college, and professional sports. Students will also use the basic principles of marketing to learn the profit motives of financing entertainment projects, the different kinds of entertainment distribution, and promotional advertising and public relations strategies within the entertainment industry as well as licensing entertainment merchandise and
copyright laws. The class is devoted to learning the various functions and foundations of marketing and to set the stage for further study of marketing in higher education. Students will define marketing, explain the marketing concept, explain market research, and make marketing connections that will them understand the economic impact of sports and entertainment.
 
BTA 3O: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY: THE DIGITAL ENVIRONMENT, Open
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.
 
CLU 3E: UNDERSTANDING CANADIAN LAW, Workplace Preparation
Prerequisite: Canadian History in the Twentieth Century, Grade 10, Academic or Applied.
This course gives students practical information about legal issues that directly affect their lives. Students will examine the need for laws in society, the roots of Canada’s legal system, the rights and freedoms that people in Canada enjoy, and the basic elements of criminal law and dispute resolution. Through experiences such as mock trials, debates, and case studies, students will apply inquiry and communication skills to develop and express opinions on legal topics of interest to them.
 
CLU 3M: UNDERSTANDING CANADIAN LAW, University/College Preparation
Prerequisite: Canadian History in the Twentieth Century, Grade 10, Academic or Applied.
This course explores Canadian law with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to people’s everyday lives. Students will investigate fundamental legal concepts and processes to gain a practical understanding of Canada’s legal system, including the criminal justice system. Students will use critical-thinking, inquiry, and communication skills to develop informed opinions on legal issues and apply this knowledge in a variety of ways and settings, including case analysis, legal research projects, mock trials, and debates.
 
BAT 4M: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES, University/College Preparation
Prerequisite: Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Grade 11, University/College.
This course introduces students to advanced accounting principles that will prepare them for post secondary 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.
 
BOH 4M: BUSINESS Leadership, University/College Preparation
No Prerequisite The business leadership courses allow students to explore how managers function in organizations and take on the challenge of generating solutions in order to solve problems. These courses allow students to explore the roles, responsibilities, skills, and functions of management. Students will learn the factors that encourage effective leadership practices. Emphasis throughout the courses will be placed on the importance of ethics and social responsibility in the corporate world. Students will learn how to communicate effectively for business purposes. The courses in business leadership will prepare students to work effectively in organizations in positions of employment and management.
 
BBB 4M: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS, University/College Preparation
No Prerequisite 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.
 
CLN 4U: CANADIAN AND INTERNATIONAL LAW, University Preparation
Prerequisite: Any university or university/college course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or social sciences and humanities. This course examines elements of Canadian and international law in social, political, and global contexts. Students will study the historical and philosophical sources of law and the principles and practices of international law and will learn to relate them to issues in Canadian society and the wider world. Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to analyse legal issues, conduct independent research, and present the results of their inquiries in a variety of ways.
 
IDC4U: BUILDING FINANCIAL SECURITY
Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course.
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.