Students will learn how individual businesses make decisions regarding pricing for products and services in order to maximize profits. Students will also look at Canada’s economy as a whole and how it interacts in the global economy. Specific topics include types of business competition, income distribution and poverty in Canada and internationally, unemployment, and the Bank of Canada.
Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and
World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities
BOH 4MI – Business Leadership: Management Fundamentals, Grade 12, University/College Preparation
Interested in learning how to be someone’s manager? This course examines effective leadership practices used in current, successful corporations. The students will analyze the role of a leader in business, with a focus on decision making, teamwork, workplace stress and conflict, motivation of employees, and time management. Effective business communication skills, ethics and social responsibility are also emphasized. Through a variety of classroom activities the students will develop and enhance their own leadership skills.
This course prepares students for careers in business, management, accounting, psychology, and sociology.
BBB 4MI – International Business Fundamentals, Grade 12, University/College Preparation
Interested in learning about other cultures and their business practices? 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 study marketing, logistics, trade organizations, fair trade practices, cultures, social responsibility, ethics, and Canada’s role in the global economy.
This course prepares students for careers in business, management, accounting, logistics, marketing, geography, and global studies.
BAT 4MI – Financial Accounting Principles
Students will build on grade 11 accounting by looking at the service business and the merchandising business in more depth. Students will also be introduced to accounting for partnerships and corporations, ethics in accounting and business, and analyzing financial statements.
Prerequisite: Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Grade 11, University/College Preparation
CLN4UI – Canadian and International Law, Grade 12, University Preparation
This course examines elements of Canadian and international law in social, political, and global contexts. Students will study the historical and philosophical sources of law, rights and freedoms, criminal law, labour law and international law. During the criminal law unit, students will have the opportunity to observe trials at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Toronto, listen to various guest speakers, and participate in a mock trial. Critical-thinking and communication skills will be developed through the lyric assignment where students are responsible for analyzing a song with a legal, moral, or ethical focus and leading the class in a meaningful discussion.
Prerequisite: Any University or University/College preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities
IDC 4OX – Sports and Entertainment Marketing, Grade 12, Open Level
The Sports and Entertainment Marketing course is designed to apply marketing principles and processes to the sports and entertainment industry. The sports segment includes collegiate, professional and amateur sports. The entertainment segment includes movies, theatre and music. Guest speakers from Maple Leaf Sports as well as the Canadian Hockey League are brought in to share their experiences within the industry. Students will have the opportunity to go on a field trip to Toronto where they will tour the Air Canada Centre or Roger’s Centre as well as City TV.
BTX 4CI – Information and Communication Technology: Multimedia Solutions, Grade 12, College Preparation
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 post-secondary studies and in their future careers.
Prerequisite: Information and Communication Technology: The Digital Environment, Grade 11, Open Level