Introduction to Business

Course Description

Introduction to Business: #0710

Grades: 9-12

1.0 Credit: Semester

Prerequisite: There is no prerequisite for Introduction to Business; however, course #4710 is determined by IEP placement.

This course fills the Consumer Education OR Practical Arts graduation requirement

In this course students will learn and apply business and economic concepts that will enable them to become part of the global economy. This course examines the role of businesses in our daily lives from the perspectives of the business owner and the consumer. Topics studied in the course include the various types of businesses, business finances, business management, entrepreneurship, consumer responsibilities and business globalization. As a result of completing this course students will apply skills necessary as a successful consumer, worker, and citizen. Students will have a better understanding of the problems faced by and the opportunities available to business owners and managers. Students may also develop an idea of the type of industry they may want to explore as a potential career.

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