Elective: Grade 11-12
The Business Management course is designed to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of Business Management theories, as well as their ability to apply a range of business tools and techniques. Students learn to analyze, discuss and evaluate business activities at local, national and international levels. Emphasis is placed on strategic decision making as the course explores business organizational structure, internal and external environmental factors that impact a business, human resources and marketing. Through the study of these topics this course aims to develop skills necessary to prepare a student for a successful university career. These skills include the ability to: think critically; Make ethically sound and well informed decisions; Appreciate the pace, nature and significance of change; Think strategically; And undertake long term planning, analysis and evaluation. Advanced development of these skills should build a solid foundation for students to begin the study of business at the university level. Recommended: This course should be taken in conjunction with Business Math and Business Computing.