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Business Studies


BOG4E1 and BOH4M1 offered 2018/19.  CIA4U1 is offered 2017/18. Click here to download the flowchart (pdf).

Business Studies

Business Studies

BBI2O1 Introduction to Business, Grade 10 (Open)

This course introduces students to the world of business. Students will develop an understanding of the functions of business, including accounting, marketing, information 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.
Prerequisite: None

BMI3C1 Marketing: Goods, Services, Events, Grade 11 (College)

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

BMX3E1 Marketing: Goods, Services, Events, Grade 11 (Workplace)

This course focuses on marketing activities in the retail and service sectors. Students will examine trends and global influences on marketing decisions, and will learn about the importance of customer service in developing a customer base and maintaining customer loyalty. Through hands-on learning, students will develop personal selling and information technology skills that will prepare them for a variety of marketing-related positions in the workplace.
Prerequisite: None

CIA4U1 Analyzing Current Economic Issues, Grade 12 (University)

This course examines current national and global economic trends and policies from diverse perspectives. Students will explore the impact of choices that individuals and institutions, including governments, make in responding to local, national, and global economic issues such as globalization and global economic inequalities, trade agreements, national debt, taxation, social spending, and consumer debt. Students will apply the concepts of economic thinking and the economic inquiry process, including economic models, to investigate, and develop informed opinions about, current economic issues and to help them make reasoned economic decisions.
Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and the Humanities. CIA4U1 offered every other year - 2017/18.

BOG4E1 Business Leadership: Becoming a Manager, Grade 12 (Workplace)

This course helps students prepare for managerial positions in their future careers. Students will focus on the development of core skills required to become a successful manager, including operations management, inventory control, marketing, financial planning, scheduling, and communication. Students will also explore the management challenges of hiring, training, and motivating employees, and complying with legal requirements. BOG4E1 offered every other year - 2018/19.
Prerequisite: None

BOH4M1 Leadership: Management Fundamentals,Grade 12 (University/College)
This course focuses on the development of leadership skills used in managing a successful business. Students will analyze 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.
Prerequisite: None. BOH4M1 offered every other year - 2018/19.
BBB4E1 International Business Essentials, Grade 12 (Workplace)
This course provides an introduction to international business. Students will explore the economic relationships that Canada has developed with other nations, and the impact of these relationships on productivity, prices, and variety of goods. This course also introduces students to a variety of career opportunities in international business. This course will be taught in the Business/Computer Science lab.
Prerequisite: None
BBB4M1 International Business, Grade 12 (University/College)
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. This course will be taught in the Business/ Computer Science lab.
Prerequisite: Any university, university/college, or college preparation course in business studies, English, or Canadian and world studies

BAF3M1 Financial Accounting Principles, Grade 11 (University/College)

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 current issues and ethics in accounting.
Prerequisite: None

BAT4M1 Financial Accounting Principles, Grade 12 (University/College)

This course introduces students to advanced accounting principles that will prepare them for postsecondary 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 further develops accounting methods for assets and introduces accounting for partnerships, corporations, and sources of financing.
Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Grade 11, University/College