Intoduction to Business, Grade 9 or 10, Open
This course introduces students to the world of business. Students will
develop an understanding of the functions of business, including accounting,
marketing, information technology, human resources, production, and of the
importance of ethics and social responsibility. This course builds a foundation
for further studies in business and helps students develop the business
knowledge and skills they will need in their everyday lives.
Information and Communication Technology
in Business, Grade 9 or 10, Open
introduces students to information and communication technology in a business
environment and builds a foundation of digital literacy skills necessary for
success in a technologically driven society. Students will develop word processing
spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, presentation software, and website
design skills. Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on digital literacy,
effective electronic research, communication skills, and current issues related
to the impact of information and communication technology.
Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Grade 11, University/College Preparation
introduces students to the fundamental principles and procedures of accounting.
Students will develop financial analysis and decision-making skills that will
assist them in future studies and/or career opportunities in business. Students
will acquire an understanding of accounting for a service and a merchandising
business, computerized accounting, financial analysis, and current issues and
ethics in accounting.
Accounting Essentials, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation
This course introduces students to the accounting cycle of a service
business. Students will use computer application software to record business
transactions and to prepare financial statements. Students will also
investigate banking and cash management, decision making, ethical behaviour and
career opportunities in the field of accounting.
Financial Accounting Principles, Grade 12,
This course introduces students to advanced accounting principles that
will prepare them for post-secondary studies in business. Students will learn
about financial statements for various forms of
business ownership and how those statements are interpreted in making
business decisions. This course expands students’ knowledge of sources of
financing, further develops accounting methods for assets, and introduces
accounting for partnerships and corporations.
Prerequisite: Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Grade 11,
Accounting for a Small Business, Grade
12, Workplace Preparation
This course further
develops students’ understanding of the fundamentals of accounting by having
them examine each component of the accounting cycle, with an emphasis on the
merchandising business. Students will use computer application software to
learn how accounting is practised in the workplace. Students will acquire an
understanding of payroll systems, inventory, specialized journals, subsidiary
ledgers, income tax reporting and budgeting.
Prerequisite: Accounting Essentials, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation