Grade 10 Open

Course Overview:

Business activities affect the daily lives of all Canadians as they work, spend, save, invest, travel, and play. It influences jobs, incomes, opportunities for personal enterprise. 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 be introduced to topics regarding types and functions of a business, marketing, business ethics, business management, accounting, budgeting, banking, credit, investing, starting a business and being your own boss.   This course builds the foundation for further studies in Accounting, Marketing, Entrepreneurship and will enable students to explore a variety of career options in the business field.

BTT2O: Introduction to Information Technology in Business, Grade 10, Open

This course introduces students to the use of information technology in the business environment.  Students will learn how to use information technology in a work environment, perform electronic research, communicate electronically and use Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  They will establish a foundation for using information technology throughout secondary school and will develop the ability to apply new technologies in their search for employment.  A broad understanding of the effects of technology on business will also be developed through a variety of activities.  Students will have opportunities to develop interpersonal skills and a personal portfolio of Information Technology skills and competencies.

Prerequisite: None

BTA3O: Information & Communication Technology: Digital Environment,Grade 11, Open

This course provides students with the opportunity to develop the information technology skills and knowledge required in a business.  Students will learn about the information technology work environment and will use industry-standard software. Using a hands-on approach, students will further develop information and communication technology skills through the use of common business software applications.  The skills developed in this course will prepare students for success in the workplace and/or post-secondary studies.

Prerequisite: BTT2O

BMI3C – Marketing: Goods, Services, Events

Grade 11, College Preparation

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.

An emphasis will be placed on learning the skills and application of social media, web analytics and online marketing throughout the course.