Introduction to Business

Introduction to Business

Introduction to Business

Grade Levels: 11, 12
Prerequisite: None
First Semester (S1); First Semester (S2)
Course Fee $15/semester
Dual Credit: BSU BUS 101

Are you interested in learning about the world of business? Would you someday like to become an entrepreneur, an accountant, a CEO, or own your own business?? Then, this is the course for you! Introduction to Business is designed as an introduction to business terminology, concepts, and ideas to help you become successful in your future college education or workplace pursuits. This course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding of business ownership and/or management. Topics to be covered in this course will be: What Makes a Good Entrepreneur?, How to Start a Successful Business, the different Forms of Business, Business Laws, The Importance of Accounting to a Successful Business, Good Decision-Making Skills, Communication Skills, and Working with Employees. Students will have the opportunity to partner with others to create a new business/non-profit organization. They will create a Business Canvas for this new business and will have the opportunity to present (“Pitch”) their business ideas in front of a professional adult panel. Concurrent enrollment available through Boise State, Business 101.