Introduction to Business

        Introduction to Business is designed as an introductory overview of the Business, Marketing, and Management Career Field.  Units of study include economic systems, forms of business ownerships, management, marketing, and accounting. Career opportunities will also be explored.

Quarter 1

*Unit 1: Business in the Global Economic Environment

  -Economic Decision and Systems

    -Satisfying Needs and Wants

    -Economic Choices

    -Economic Systems

    -Supply and Demand

  -Economic Activity

    -Measuring Economic Activity

    -Economic Conditions Change

    -Other Measures of Business Activity

  -Business in the Global Economy

    -International Business Basic

    -The Global Marketplace

    -International Business Organizations

  -Social Responsibility of Business and Government

    -Social Responsibility and Business Ethics

    -Government Protection Activities

    -Government Regulation and Assistance

*Unit 2: Business Organization and Management 

 -Business Organizations

    -Business in the U.S. Economy

    -Forms of Business Ownership

    -Organizational Structure for Businesses

Quarter 2

  -Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

    -Becoming an Entrepreneur

    -Sm

all Business Basic

    -Starting a Small Business

  -Management and Leadership

    -Management Functions and Styles

    -Leadership

    -Ethical Management

  -Human Resources, Culture and Diversity

    -Human Resources Basics

    -Managing Human Resources

    -Organizational Culture and Workforce Diversity

-Career Planning and Development

    -Career Opportunities

    -Planning Your Career

    -Applying for Employment

    -Securing a Job

  *Unit 3: Business Operations and Technology

  -Marketing

    -Marketing Basics

    -Develop Effective Products and Services

    -Price and Distribute Products

   -Plan Promotion

  -Financial Management

    -Financial Planning

    -Financial Records and Financial Statements

    -Payroll Management

    -Financial Decision-Making