Business Studies

Grade 9 and 10

 

 

Introduction to Information Technology in Business                   BTT1O/2O                                                 1 Credit

Grade 9/10 Open

 

This course introduces students to information and communication 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 11 and 12

 

ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES

 

Introduction to Entrepreneurship                                                        BDI 3C                                                     1 Credit

Grade 11 College

 

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 studies.

Prerequisite: None

 

 

The Enterprising Person                                                                       BDP 3O                                                    1 Credit

Grade 11 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

 

Entrepreneurship Studies: Venture Planning                                  BDV 4C                                                     1 Credit

Grade 12 College

 

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 to carrying out their plan.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies, Grade 11, College Preparation

 

 

ACCOUNTING

 

 

Introduction to Financial Accounting                                                  BAF 3M                                                    1 Credit

Grade 11 University/College

 

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 Accounting                                                                    BAI 3E                                                      1 Credit

Grade 11 Workplace

 

This course introduces students to the use of accounting in business. Students will study various types of businesses and business ownership, and in ways in which accounting procedures are applied in the different types of businesses with regard to recording transactions, preparing financial statements, and analyzing the process of cash management. They will learn about risks related to credit sales and about the collection of debts, and will use accounting software.

Prerequisite: None

 

Principles of Financial Accounting                                                      BAT 4M                                                    1 Credit

Grade 12 University/College

 

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 of 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

 

Accounting for a Small Business                                                       BAN 4E                                                      1 Credit

Grade 12 Workplace

 

This course expands upon the fundamentals of accounting introduced in the Grade 11course by examining each component of the accounting cycle, with emphasis on practical application. Students will learn how accounting is practiced in the workplace by acquiring an understanding of payroll systems, inventory, specialized journals, subsidiary ledgers, sales taxes, and cash management, and will use accounting software programs.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Accounting, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

 

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

 

Information Technology Applications in Business                       BTA 3O                                                     1 Credit

Grade 11 Open

 

This course provides students with the opportunity to develop information technology skills and knowledge required in a business. Students will learn about the information technology work environment, use industry-standard software, conduct electronic research, investigate electronic business application software in the preparation of business documents, manage information, and apply project team management strategies.

Prerequisite: None

 

Information Technology in Business                                                  BTX 4C                                                     1 Credit

Grade 12 College

 

This course provides students with the opportunity to develop further the information technology knowledge skills needed in the business world. Students will develop their understanding of electronic business environments, improve their skills in electronic research and in using business application software in preparation of business documents, manage information, and apply project team management strategies.

Prerequisite: Information Technology Applications in Business, Grade 11, Open

 

Information Technology in Business                                                   BTX 4E                                                    1 Credit

Grade 12 Workplace

 

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 electronically. 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

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