Business Department

Business Studies Courses

Grade 9

Information and Communication Technology in Business


This course introduces students to application software, including Microsoft Office. Students will learn important technological skills that will provide a good foundation for future courses.

Grade 10

Introduction to Business


This course introduces students to the basic concepts associated with business. Students will discover an insight into the many different areas of business and their functions. Students will look at topics such as International Business, Financial Management, the Stock Market, Marketing and Advertising, Accounting, Human Resources and much more.

Grade 11

Financial Accounting Fundamentals


This course introduces the principles and procedures of accounting, financial analysis and decision-making skills that will assist them in future studies and career opportunities in business.

Marketing: Goods, Services, Events


What goes into the marketing of a product? of a company? of a brand? This course will examine how trends, economic changes and information technology will influence consumer buying.

Grade 12

Financial Accounting Principles


Businesses use accounting to organize, understand, and communicate all aspects of their financial position. This course introduces students to advanced accounting principles that will prepare them for post secondary studies in business.

Introduction to International Business


Canada provides an important model for international businesses and trade in the global economy. Learn about the techniques and strategies needed in the effective management of an international business.

Entrepreneurship: Venture Planning in an Electronic Age


This course provides students with the opportunity to develop and apply entrepreneurial skills through the creation of a venture plan that capitalizes on the potential of e-commerce. Students will research and identify an opportunity for a venture. They will then complete the components of a venture plan that includes a website.

Building Financial Security


Making choices about what you do with your money can be challenging, but understanding basic financial concepts will help develop life long money management skills. This course investigates financial management, various investments and capital markets.

Analyzing Current Economic Issues


Is Canada in an economic crisis? How do governments, companies, interact and make decisions that affect us? Deepen your understanding of the world around you through an investigation of the economics of our global society.