Principles of Business Marketing

Principles of Business, Marketing, & Finance
Hendrickson High School Fall 2015
Garrett Bivone
Contact Information:
Tutoring Hours:
By Appointment Only
Hendrickson High School Grading Protocols for 2014-2015
Major (Summative) Grades
4 or more per grading period
Minor (Formative) Grades
6 or more per grading period
Category Weight 70%
Category Weight 30%
Final Process Writing Pieces
Major Lab Experiences
Independent practice
Progress checks
Components of Writing Process
Lab Experience
Spelling tests
Daily work
Assignment of Grades
The teacher has the discretion to drop grades as long as minimums above are maintained.
Timeliness of posting
 Teacher will refresh on-line grade books weekly, by start of school day each Tuesday.
Retesting or Redoing
Students scoring below “70” on a Major (Summative) Grade shall be allowed (or may be required) to
redo the assignment/test (or similar) after completing prerequisite work. The higher grade, with a
maximum of “70”, shall be recorded.
Retesting/redoing should be completed within 5 school days (unless the teacher makes alternative
provision for extenuating circumstances).
Late Work
Students will be afforded opportunity to submit late work for Formative Assignments during each grading
Late work submissions in this regard must be submitted by the end of the grading period defined as each 3
week segment in the year.
In the event that students are assigned work in the last week of the grading period, students will have 5
school days from the original date of submission to complete the late work assignment.
Late work submissions in this regard must be good-faith efforts at the assignment; trivial attempts at
assignments will not be accepted or graded. The teacher will determine the worthiness of the late
assignment submitted.
Late work submitted will receive the grade obtained if completed in a timely manner, yet no higher than a
Extra credit assignments are NOT subject to this Late Work provision.
Transfer Grades
Transfer grades shall be assigned proportionally to the time spent in each school/class.
Name of Course:
Principles of Business, Marketing, & Finance
Course Objectives:
In Principles of Business, Marketing, & Finance, students gain knowledge and skills in economies and private
enterprise systems, the impact of global business, marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product
pricing. Students analyze the sales process and financial management principles. This course allows students
to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant
activities, problems and settings in business, marketing, and finance. This course is implemented in several
formats – lecture, online work, group projects and presentations. The students will use various technology
applications as an enhancement to the lecture. As each student is engaged at a desk or computer terminal
and there is immediate opportunity for feedback and further instruction. Group projects and individual/group
presentations will be used as a source of demonstrating mastery of various topics. Each student is expected
to follow Acceptable Use Policies set forth by PISD with respect to computer use. Additionally, each student is
expected to be focused and engaged in the task at hand while in the Business classroom. Attendance policies
as they are set forth by PISD apply.
Course Requirements:
1. Class attendance and participation policy:
All students are expected to participate fully in discussions, feedback, projects, group work as the teacher
2. Course readings:
Introduction to Business (textbook provided in the classroom)
Academic Integrity
Each student in this course is expected to abide by the Pflugerville ISD Code of Conduct and Student
Handbook with regard to Academic Integrity. Any work submitted by a student in this course for academic
credit will be the student's own work unless otherwise specifically directed by the teacher.