WP Bus Lead. – Business Leadership: Becoming a Manager, Workplace Preparation BOG4EI
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.
COURSE NOTE: Start your career with valuable business skills! Manage the day to day operations of a business, create a marketing campaign, schedule staff, control inventory, solve business problems and get the best out of your employees.
Economics – Analyzing Current Economic Issues CIA4UI
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.
This course is recommended for students who are planning to study Business or Social Science at the post-secondary level. Students will participate in a province-wide stock market competition. They will develop analytical skills to become better consumers, investors, voters, employees, and employers.
DUAL CREDIT: The WCDSB has an Advanced Standing agreement with WLU that will allow students taking CIA4UI, to receive a transfer credit in EC120 (Introduction to Microeconomics) at WLU, if they meet the established criteria. Note: a transfer credit in EC120 cannot be used to satisfy requirements for professional accounting designations. Contact the Business department for more inform.
BIT Certificate This course does count towards the Business and Infomration Technology Certificate.
COURSE NOTE: This course counts towards Group 1 (Canadian and World Studies), not Group 2 (Business).
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities
Financial Accounting Principles, University/College Preparation BAT4MI
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 expands students’ knowledge of sources of financing, further develops accounting methods for assets, and introduces accounting for partnerships and corporations.
PREREQUISITE: BAF3MI – Financial Accounting Fundamentals, University/College
International Business Fundamentals, University/College Preparation BBB4MI
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.
COURSE NOTE: This course will help students to prepare for the increasingly global world of business. Students will participate in a variety of activities related to trade, culture, economics, international agreements, ethics, marketing, logistics, and trends.
UC Leadership – Business Leadership: Management Fundamentals, University/College Preparation BOH4MI
This course focuses on the development of leadership skills used in managing a successful business. Students will analyse 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.
COURSE NOTE:Develop leadership and interpersonal skills that today’s successful businesses expect from managers. Refine your business communication skills by delivering effective presentations, solving real world case studies and discussing timely issues.
Project Based Business Innovation BUSPRO
Business – Project Based Learning
Are you thinking of a possible career in business? Can you see yourself working in sports marketing, hospitality, accounting, finance or management?
This course focuses on the development of essential skills used in businesses today. Students will have an opportunity to choose a business focus and project according to their own interests. They will explore and learn about business concentrations/ functions such as marketing, entrepreneurship, or finance by choosing an area of interest and then developing a business plan related to that area. This course is open to all senior students. DECA students are encouraged to enroll in this course as their DECA competitive event could be the foundation of their project-based learning.
The credit received through completion of this course will be related to the area of study and project chosen by the student. Possible credits to be granted will include:
• BMI3C (Marketing, Grade 11)
• BDI3O (Entrepreneurship, Grade 11)
• BDV4C (Entrepreneurship, Grade 12)
• BOH4M (Business Leadership, Grade 12)
• BBB4M (International Business, Grade 12)
Comp. Concepts – Information and Communication Technology: Multimedia Solutions, College Preparation BTX4CI
This course provides students with the opportunity to apply their information and communication technology skills while working in a team environment. Through a project-based approach, students will have opportunities to integrate common business software applications and apply multimedia techniques. Students will further develop their understanding of electronic business and e-commerce environments. The skills acquired in this course will prepare students for success in postsecondary studies and in their future careers.
COURSE NOTE: In this course students will apply their technological skills to solve practical real world problems.
PREREQUISITE: BTA3OI – Computer Apps. – Information and Communication Technology: The Digital Environment, Open