Business Studies

Business Studies

Grade 9 and 10 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 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.
Prerequisite: None

Students may take BBI2O1 in either Grade 9 or Grade 10

Grade 11 Business Studies

 BMI3C1: 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.
Prerequisite: None

BAF3M: Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Grade 11, University/College Preparation
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

Grade 12 Business Studies

BAT4M1:Financial Accounting Principles, Grade 12, University/College Preparation
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 further develops accounting methods for assets and introduces accounting for partnerships, corporations, and sources of financing.
Prerequisite: Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

BBB4M1: International Business Fundamentals, Grade 12, 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. This course prepares students for post-secondary programs in business, including international business, marketing, and management.
Prerequisite: None
Recommended Preparation: Any university, university/college, or college preparation course in business studies, English, or Canadian and world studies.

IDC4U: Sports and Entertainment Marketing, Grade 12, University/College Preparation
The Sports and Marketing interdisciplinary course emphasizes the development of practical skills and knowledge in order to solve problems, makes decisions, create personal meaning, and present findings related to the growing of the Sports and Entertainment industry.

Through Individual and collaborative inquiry, research into contemporary issues, real-life situations, and careers related to Sports and Entertainment Marketing, students will develop skills in the areas of facility design, merchandising, advertising, public relations/publicity, event marketing, sponsoring, product distribution, and career opportunities in Sports and Entertainment Marketing.

Students will apply the principles and skills derived from the study of Physical Education, Media Studies, Business Marketing, and the Social Sciences to select strategies to define problems, research alternative solutions, assess their thinking in reaching decisions, and adapt to change as they acquire new knowledge.
Prerequisite: None