Business Fundamentals

  • Part of the Business, Administration, Finance & Information Technology (BIT) cluster


This course is within the Finance and Marketing domains of fundamental business practices. In the financial management portion, students will complete a spectrum of financial literacy and general accounting principles. The management and marketing component of this exploratory course provides basic management concepts to students, and describes retail merchandising strategies of value to the employee, manager and/or owner. Students will receive credit in marketing, accounting and entrepreneurship.

Business Fundamentals - Introductory

The Management & Marketing modules of the course introduces students to basic management and marketing concepts with a focus on retail merchandising strategies.  Students will learn to identify and describe target customers and have the opportunity to demonstrate selling techniques.  In the Financial Accounting modules students are introduced to accounting terminology and will become familiar with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. They will also be introduced to the accounting cycle and will analyse and record business transactions. In the Entrepreneurship module students will compare and assess a variety of venture opportunities and ideas related to owning and running a business.

Junior Achievement

Students will have also have the opportunity to participate in an online stock market simulation through the Junior Achievement Program called Invest JA. Students manage their own simulated stock portfolio. The simulation is linked to live data from North American stock markets and is an engaging opportunity for students to apply the investing principles taught in the program.

Business Fundamentals - Intermediate

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