CITY OF MEDICINE ACADEMY BUSINESS DEPARTMENTS COURSE SYLLABUS PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS AND FINANCE Mrs. K. Ingram, Instructor Rooms 128 Course Description This course introduces the major principles and concepts that are the foundation for future study of business and management. Topics of study include basic business principles, personal finance concepts, management concepts, systems thinking, quality management, and the current environment for business in a multinational marketplace. Communication skills and basic mathematical concepts are reinforced in this course. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course are field trips and job shadowing. Simulations, projects, teamwork, and FBLA leadership activities, meetings, conferences, and competitions provide opportunities for application of instructional competencies. Credit One (1) unit Course Competencies Unit A Prerequisite None Principles of Business Competency 1.00 Understand the role of business in the global economy Obj. 1.01 Understand economic systems Obj. 1.02 Understand economic activities and conditions Obj. 1.03 Understand business in the global marketplace Competency 2.00 Obj. 2.01 Obj. 2.02 Obj. 2.03 Obj. 2.04 Obj. 2.05 Understand the nature of business Understand the types of business ownership Understand leadership and management Understand production and operations Understand applications and issues of technology Understand responsible actions for conducting business Competency 3.00 Understand the role of marketing in business Obj. 3.01 Understand principles of marketing Obj. 3.02 Understand buying behaviors Unit B Principles of Finance Competency 4.00 Understand the role of finance in business Obj. 4.01 Understand financial planning Obj. 4.02 Understand the banking system Obj. 4.03 Understand savings and investment options for clients Competency 5.00 Understand business credit and risk management Obj. 5.01 Understand credit management Obj. 5.02 Understand risk management and insurance Evaluation System The grading scale used will be consistent with the local school district A---93-100 B---85-92 Grading will be computed on the following criteria: Journal/Reading activity 10% Test/Notebook Check 40% Class work/Cornerstone Projects 30% Quizzes 20% EOC Final Exam will be 20% of the final grade C---77-84 D---70-76 F---69 or below Materials Needed 1” 3 ring binder or notebook Pens/Pencils Flash drive (1-2 G) 1 college ruled subject notebook Make-up Work Good attendance is vital to your understanding of the course materials, and the guidelines in the Student Handbook are strictly enforced. The STUDENT is RESPONSIBLE for assignments when class has been missed due to illness or some other extenuating circumstances. It will be the RESPONSIBILITY of the STUDENT to make necessary arrangements with the instructor (no later than FIVE days following an absence). If a STUDENT misses an assignment or fails to turn in assignment on the due date because they refused to do the work while in class they will be given 3 days to complete the assignment for a full grade after which students will receive 50% credit on the assignment when turned in after the 3-day period but within a 1-week period. Incomplete assignments will be graded as ZERO and will greatly affect the final grade. ASSIGNMENTS OVER 1 WEEK OLD WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED AND STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE A FAILING GRADE FOR MISSED ASSIGNMENTS. STUDENTS CAN ONLY MAKE UP WORK THAT IS DEEMED ELIGIBLE CONTINGENT ON THE TIME FRAME GIVEN. Tutoring Schedule I will be available for tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursday immediately after school until 4:00 p.m. Students should make an appointment.