BBI1O/BBI2O INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS – GRADE 9/10

PREREQUISITE: None

GRADE: 9/10 (Open)

AVAILABILITY: Online

BBI1O/BBI2O online 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. BBI1O/BBI2O online builds a foundation for further studies in business and helps students to develop the business knowledge and skills they will need in their everyday lives.

UNIT ONE
Business Fundamentals

Essential Question: Is studying Business just a way to figure out how to make money?
In this unit, students will be introduced to many terms and topics that are the underlying principles behind businesses which will assist in learning for the rest of the course.

UNIT TWO
Functions of Business

Essential Question: How do I get someone to buy my product or service? Is there a specific method to this process that guarantees a profit?
In this unit, students will learn about the main activities that get their products and services out to the consumer.

UNIT THREE
Entrepreneurship

Essential Question: What kind of characteristics and attributes are required to have an idea, make that idea come to life and successfully sell it in the market place?
In this unit, students will discover the characteristics and attributes of an Entrepreneur and what makes Entrepreneurs successful. They will have a chance to learn how to design a business and begin to work on their culminating project through the planning of a small business that interests them. Students will explore the inventions and innovations that have shaped the global economy.

UNIT FOUR
Finance

Essential Question: How does a business keep track of all those expenses and sales transactions?
In this unit, students will learn about personal finance and money management as well as the basic tools businesses use to record transactions.

CULMINATING PROJECT

15% of Final Grade
This project is one of the final evaluations for BBI1O/BBI2O online. This project will be worth 15% of the final grade.

FINAL EXAM
Proctored Exam

15% of Final Grade
This exam is the final evaluation of BBI1O/BBI2O online. Students need to arrange their final exam 10 days in advance. All coursework should be completed and submitted before writing the final exam, please be advised that once the exam is written, any outstanding coursework will be given a grade of zero. The exam will be two hours.

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