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Descriptions Information and Communication Technology in Business BTT1O1

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.


Introduction to Business BBI2O1

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.


Information Technology Applications in Business BTA3O1

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.


Interdisciplinary Studies: Sports and Entertainment Marketing IDC3O6

This course emphasizes the development of practical skills and knowledge to solve problems, make decisions, and create personal meaning and present findings to the growing Sports and Entertainment Marketing industry. Students will develop skills in the areas of ethics, consumer research, advertising, public relations/publicity, event marketing, endorsement, sponsorship, product distribution, and career opportunities in Sports and Entertainment Marketing.


Marketing: Goods, Services, Events 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.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: College GRADE: 11

Financial Accounting Fundamentals BAF3M1

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: University/College GRADE: 11

The Individual and the Economy CIE3M1

This course explores issues and challenges facing the Canadian economy as well as the implications of various responses to them. Students will explore the economic role of firms, workers, and government as well as their own role as individual consumers and contributors, and how all of these roles affect stability and change in the Canadian economy. Students will apply the concepts of economic thinking and the economic inquiry process, including economic models, to investigate the impact of economic issues and decisions at the individual, regional, and national level.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University/College GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CHC2D1 - Canadian History: Gr. 10 Academic or CHC2P1 - Canadian History: Gr. 10 Applied

Financial Accounting Principles BAT4M1

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.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University/College GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: BAF3M1 - Financial Accounting Fundamentals

International Business Fundamentals BBB4M1

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

Business Leadership: Management Fundamentals BOH4M1

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

Analyzing Current Economic Issues CIA4U1

This course examines current Canadian and international economic issues, developments, policies, and practices from diverse perspectives. Students will explore the decisions that individuals and institutions, including governments, make in response to economic issues such as globalization, trade agreements, economic inequalities, regulation, and public spending. Students will apply the concepts of economic thinking and the economic inquiry process, as well as economic models and theories, to investigate, and develop informed opinions about, economic trade-offs, growth, and sustainability and related economic issues.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.

Building Financial Security IDC4U3

This is a course that will provide an opportunity to learn about investing and financial management for both individuals and corporations. The course will investigate capital markets with a focus on Canadian stock market(s), and other financial securities (fixed income, derivatives and mutual funds) and how they affect both the individual investor and corporations. Students enrolled in this class will partake in an investment contest where they are required to actively manage a hypothetical portfolio on-line over the semester. Events in the business (and world) news, and the effects on corporations will be discussed and interpreted. Personal investment topics may include: the time value of money; present value concepts and calculations; risk-reward tradeoffs; savings, RRSP's, RESP's; mortgages; and other personal loans.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12

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