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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 different types and sizes of businesses. This class is interactive and will have group discussions and hands-on activities. Students will keep a digital business portfolio and budget expense spreadsheet for class projects. Students will have the opportunity to make profits from class projects. Weekly homework will be reading or watching the assigned chapters and videos prior to the next class.


Graded homework will consist of quarterly presentations and projects. 

  • 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

  • Home printer access

Contact the instructor if you have additional questions.
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