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Grade 9

Introduction to Information Technology in Business (BTT1O1) - 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.​

Prerequisite: None  

Introduction aux Technologies de L'Information et de la Communication (BTT1OF) - Open
Ce cours initie l’élève à la technologie de l’information dans le milieu des affaires. Il lui permet d’apprendre à gérer son environnement de travail informatisé, à appliquer la technologie de l’information dans l’élaboration de documents d’affaires et à faire des recherches et de la communication électroniques. Le cours permet également d’explorer les possibilités de carrière en technologie de l’information. 

Prerequisite: None  
Grade 10

Introduction to Business (BBI2O1) - Open
This course introduces students to the world of business. Students will develop an understanding of accounting, marketing, information and communication technology, human resources, production, international business, entrepreneurship, 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  

Initiation aux Affaires (BBI20F) - Open

Ce cours initie les étudiants au monde des affaires. Les étudiants développeront une compréhension des fonctions des entreprises, y compris la comptabilité, le marketing, les technologies de l'information et de la communication, les ressources humaines et la production, ainsi que l'importance de l'éthique et de la responsabilité sociale. Ce cours jette les bases de futures études en affaires et aide les étudiants à développer les connaissances et les compétences dont ils auront besoin dans leur vie quotidienne.

Prerequisite: None

Grade 11
Introduction to Financial Accounting (BAF3M1) - University/College Preparation
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.

Prerequisite: None

Introduction to Marketing (BMI3C1) 
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

Understanding Canadian Law (CLU3M1) - University/College Preparation
This course explores Canadian law, with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to the lives of people in Canada. Students will gain an understanding of laws relating to rights and freedoms in Canada; our legal system; and family, contract, employment, tort, and criminal law. Students will develop legal reasoning skills and will apply the concepts of legal thinking and the legal studies inquiry process when investigating a range of legal issues and formulating and communicating informed opinions about them

Prerequisite: Canadian History in the Twentieth Century, Grade 10, Academic or Applied

Grade 12
Principles of Financial Accounting (BAT4M1) - University/College Preparation
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.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Financial Accounting, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

Sports and Entertainment Marketing (IDC4U2 - Interdisciplinary Studies) - University Preparation

This course explores the important role that sports and entertainment play in our modern economy. Students will obtain an understanding of business fundamentals and how to apply them to sports and entertainment. This course will cover topics such as marketing essentials, marketing of sports/entertainment products/services (sports teams, categories of sports, music, movies, television and streaming services, radio, social media, print media, video games, theme parks etc.), sales, stadium design, visual merchandising and ethics/image concerning sports and entertainment companies and celebrities.

Prerequisite: Grade 11 College (ENG3C) or University (ENG3U) or AP (ENG3UE) English

Business Leadership: Management Fundamentals (BOH4M1) - University/College Preparation
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​

PrerequisiteAny university, university/college, or college preparation course in Business Studies or Canadian and World Studies​


Introduction to International Business (BBB4M1) - University/College Preparation

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: Any university, university/college, or college preparation course in Business Studies or Canadian and World Studies
Canadian and International Law (CLN4U1) - University Preparation
This course explores a range of contemporary legal issues and how they are addressed in both Canadian and international law. Students will develop an understanding of the principles of Canadian and international law and of issues related to human rights and freedoms, conflict resolution, and criminal, environmental, and workplace law, both in Canada and internationally. Students will apply the concepts of legal thinking and the legal studies inquiry process, and will develop legal reasoning skills, when investigating these and other issues in both Canadian and international contexts.

Prerequisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied 


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