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Introduction to Business

Exploring business and management strategies through interactive activities



Toyra LeBlanc


Class size:

minimum 6, maximum 16


Additional fees:

$25 materials fee


Class time: (Meets once/week)

(Tues-3) 12:05-1:25

(Wed-4) 1:30-2:50 


Pre-requisites for class:

Basic math skills


Graduation requirement:

1 elective credit

  • Course Description

In this class, students will be introduced to numerous business and management
strategies in the areas of marketing, human resources, and finances. We will explore
how to develop different types of businesses. In our first semester as a class, students
will create a pseudo business as a bakery with the potential to make sales and profits.
In our second semester students will create or develop their own business plan and

  • Classwork/Homework

This class is interactive with group discussions and hands-on activities in class.
Homework is minimal as business design and research will be done during class time.
Homework will consist of reading assigned chapters or videos to prepare for the next
class in google classroom. Graded homework will consist of quarterly presentations and

  • Required Books & Materials

Introduction to Business

Glencoe, McGraw-Hill (2008)

ISBN: 978-0-07-874768-7

*Do not buy new.*

Check used booksellers for best price.

  • Google Classroom Account

  • 3-ring binder with loose leaf notebook paper 

  • 5 page dividers

  • Pencil/pens

  • Highlighters

  • Laptop/tablet (2nd semester)

  • Home printer access

Contact the instructor if you have additional questions.
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