Intro to Business

Introduction to Business
Students will
  • Describe the major types of business organizations
  • Access opportunity costs and trade-offs involved in making choices about how to use scarce economic resources
  • Explain why societies develop economic systems, identify the basic features of different economic systems, and analyze the major features of the U.S. economic system
  • Analyze the role of markets and prices in the U.S. economy
  • Analyze the different types of market structures and the effect they have on the price and the quality of the goods and services produced
  • Examine the role of trade, protectionism, and monetary markets in the global economy
  • Use mathematical procedures to analyze and solve business problems
  • Apply a decision-making model to maximize consumer satisfaction when buying goods and services
  • Evaluate services provided by financial deposit institutions to transfer funds
  • Analyze factors that affect the choice of credit, the cots of credit, and the legal aspects of using credit
  • Analyze choices available to consumers for protection against risk and financial loss
  • Communicate in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner on personal professional levels
  • Assess the impact of information technology on society
  • Explain the role of international business
10% - Work habits (desk areas, computer lab, participation)
40% - Daily work
15% - Quizzes, warm-ups
35% - Tests

Grades are averaged together to determine the final grade.
A - 90-100                                 
B - 80-89.99                                                          
C - 70-79.99                                                          
D - 60-69.99                                                          
F - 0-59.99
Term 1 and Term 2 grades are each 50% of the final grade.
Tutoring and make-up work may be done in Room 106 on Tuesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. When missing work needs to be completed, attendance will be required the week immediately following an absence.
Required materials
            Pen or pencil
Teacher:           Sandi Bonesteel
Phone:             240-236-8566