- Teacher: Leslie O'Meara
Introduction to Business introduces students to the world of business and prepares them for the economic roles of consumer, worker, and citizen. This course will serve as a background for other, more detailed business courses, such as economics, accounting, marketing as well as preparation for financial literacy and consumer decision making. You’ll compare and contrast sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations – and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Learn economic principles such as the relationship of supply and demand. This course is designed to encourage creativity and entrepreneurial thinking. You will explore the functions of modern business management, ethics, and social responsibility that can improve or tarnish a brand. You will complete this class with a more complete understanding of business practices and an appreciation for the importance of business in society.
This semester course is designed to develop a basic understanding
of computer concepts and computer application skills for personal and business
course introduces a historical perspective of computing, hardware, software,
and information systems and explores their integration and application in
business and other segments of society. Students will be introduced to Webpage
Design by designing and building a website. Business applications
covered are on networked computers using Microsoft Office 2010 Professional
including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Access. Students will also develop a
basic understanding of Microsoft’s Windows 7. Finally, students will be
introduced to the basics of computers such as hardware, software, memory,
storage, and the Internet. College
credit can be obtained through North Hennepin Community College.