This course introduces you to the concepts and skills required for success in today’s workplace and marketplace.  You will be exposed to practical applications that connect you to the business world.  Extensive coverage of finance, marketing, production, and management allow you to explore the foundations of business operations, while topics such as ethics and economics will take you beyond the basics.


    Chapter 1~Economic Decisions and Systems

    Chapter 2~Economic Activity

    Stock Market Game (www.smgww.org)

    Chapter 3~Business in the Global Economy

    Chapter 4~Social Responsibility of Business Government

    Chapter 5~Business Organization

    Chapter 6~Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

    Chapter 8~Human Resources, Culture, and Diversity

    Chapter 10~Marketing

    Chapter 15~Consumers in the Global Economy

    Chapter 12~Financial Management


    Grade breakdown:




    Class Participation                 



    ·   Tests will be taken on the day assigned.  If you are absent, it is your responsibility to arrange a testing time either during a study hall or before or after school to make up your exam.



    ·   Throughout each Unit, you will be asked to complete various assignments that pertain to the concepts being presented

    ·   Assignments are to be completed individually, unless otherwise noted by the teacher

    ·   Assignments are to be completed by the due date.

    ·   Homework assignments will be accepted 1 day after the due date for ¾ credit.

    ·   After that day, late work will be accepted for ½ credit.



    ·   You will complete numerous projects and will apply your knowledge of the concepts through a variety of ways. 

    ·   Projects and applications are expected to be submitted by the due date.

    ·   Projects will be accepted 1 day after the due date for ¾ credit.

    ·   After that day, late work will be accepted for ½ credit.


    Class Participation:

    ·   It is expected that you will come to class prepared each day.  It is your responsibility to bring your textbook, a folder, a notebook, and a writing utensil to class every day.  (It is also recommended that you bring a calculator to class.)

    ·   It is expected that you will participate in class discussions and group assignments.  Your success in this class is dependent upon your attention, participation, and willingness to play an active role in your education.

    ·   You are given a class participation grade based on your positive involvement in the classroom, discussions, and activities each marking period.

    ·   If you incur an unexcused absence, come to class unprepared, refuse to participate in an assignment, attempt to put your head down and/or sleep during class, or are disruptive in class, you risk losing participation points

    ·   This is intended to encourage participation and reward those who do and should be an asset to you at the end of each marking period!


    Link to Syllabus