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Grade 9

Introduction to Information Technology in Business (BTT101) - Open
This course introduces students to the use of information technology in a business environment. Students will learn how to use information technology in a work environment, perform electronic research, communicate electronically, and use common business software. They will also explore possible future occupations in information technology. Prerequisite: None  
 
Grade 10

Introduction to Business (BBI2O1) - 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 twenty-first century on a local, national, and/or international scale. Students will also learn concepts and skills related to personal finance, entrepreneurship, and international business.
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 Entrepreneurial Studies (BDI3C1) - College Preparation
This course focuses on ways in which entrepreneurs recognize opportunities, generate ideas, and organize resources to plan successful ventures that enable them to achieve their personal goals by satisfying the needs of others. Students will learn about values, traits, and skills most often associated with successful entrepreneurial activity.
Prerequisite: None
 
The Enterprising Person (BDP3O1) - Open
This course examines the importance of enterprising employees to organizations affected by rapid change in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Students will learn about the skills and attributes of enterprising employees, the distinguishing features of enterprising work environments, and the challenges and rewards of becoming an enterprising person. They will also have an opportunity to participate in the entrepreneurial process by planning a venture.
Prerequisite: None
 
Introduction to Marketing (BMI3C1) - 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 analyze the buying patterns of various consumers and the effect of marketing strategies, and will engage in marketing research. Students will also develop and present a marketing plan for a specific product.
Prerequisite: None
 
Introduction to Retail and Services Marketing (BMX3E1) - Workplace Preparation
This course focuses on developing knowledge and applying skills in the context of retail and services marketing. Students will learn about the importance of customer service, analyze the methods used to maintain customer loyalty, examine ways in which product presentation influences buyers, and investigate the critical factors in inventory control, including the role of technology.
Prerequisite: None
 
Introduction to Financial Accounting (BAI3E1) - Workplace 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
 
Understanding Canadian Law (CLU3M1) - University/College Preparation
This course explores legal issues that directly affect students' lives. Students will acquire a practical knowledge of Canada's legal system and learn how to analyze legal issues. They will also be given opportunities to develop informed opinions on legal issues and to defend those opinions and communicate legal knowledge in a variety of ways and settings, including legal research projects, mock trials, and debates.
Prerequisite: Canadian History in the Twentieth Century, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
 
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
 
Entrepreneurial Studies: Venture Planning (BDV4C1) - College Preparation
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, analyze 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.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies, Grade 11, College Preparation
 
Understanding Canadian Law (CLU3E1) - Workplace Preparation
This course explores elements of Canadian law that are relevant to students as they prepare to enter the labor force. Students will learn to develop informed opinions on legal issues and to express and defend their opinions in a variety of ways. Practical experience and active learning strategies will be emphasized.
Prerequisite: Canadian History in the Twentieth Century, Grade 10, Academic or Applied 
 
Grade 12
Organizational Studies: Managing a Small Business (BOG4E1) - Workplace Preparation
This course focuses on the core skills and concepts required to manage a small business. Students will deal with various aspects of operations management, such as inventory, marketing, financial issues, communication, and human resources. Students will also explore the challenges facing small businesses, including hiring and training, motivating employees, and complying with legal requirements.
Prerequisite: None
 
Organizational Studies: Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources (BOH4M1) - University/College Preparation
This course focuses on ways in which organizations deal with issues affecting their competitiveness in a changing technological and global business environment. Students will analyze various leadership techniques, and 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.
Prerequisite: Any university, university/college, or college preparation course in business studies or Canadian and world studies, Information Technology in Business (BTX4E1) - Workplace Preparation
 
Information Technology in Business (BTX4E1) - Workplace Preparation
This course provides students with the opportunity to develop essential skills in information technology needed in the workplace. Students will learn about the impact of new technologies on business operations, the place of information technology in the globalization process, and the development of new ways of doing business (e.g., use of web pages, electronic commerce). Students will use advanced software features and functions, manage information, conduct electronic research for business tasks, and develop project team management skills.
Prerequisite: Information Technology Applications in Business, Grade 11, Open
 
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.

Prerequisite: Any university, university/college, or college preparation course in Business Studies or Canadian and world studies
 
Introduction to International Business (BBB4E1) - Workplace Preparation
This course provides an introduction to international business, including an investigation of the economic relationships that Canadian governments and Canadian businesses have developed with other nations and the effects on productivity, prices, and variety of goods. Students will learn about the requirements for competing in international markets, conducting business in other countries, and pursuing careers in the field of international business.
Prerequisite: None
 
Canadian and International Law (CLN4U1) - University Preparation
This course explores elements of Canadian law and the role of law in social, political, and global contexts. Students will learn about the connections between the historical and philosophical sources of law and issues in contemporary society. They will also learn to analyze legal issues, conduct independent research, and communicate the results of their inquiries in a variety of ways.
Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities  

 

 
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