Boyne City Public Schools

BUSINESS DEPARTMENT

Instructor: Mr. Tony Cutler

BUSINESS SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY (9-12th)
Computers, technology, internet, business and life skills are necessary for success in the work place and college. The course is designed with a skills based approach and focuses on: communication (oral, written, non-verbal and listening), problem solving, teamwork, decision making, conflict resolution, critical analysis and ethnical reasoning. We will be using the Glencoe Business Management book to cover essential business skills, business law, management principles, information management, ethics and basic finance. We will also be using Microsoft Office 2007 to cover word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and how to do effective presentations using PowerPoint. Recommended in the 9th grade.

MARKETING (10-12th)
This course focuses on key marketing concepts, the role of marketing with organizations, and the role of marketing in society. This course allows students to build foundational marketing skills in selling, advertising, promotion, purchasing, distribution, pricing, and marketing analysis.

ADVANCED MICROSOFT OFFICE (11-12th) Direct College Credit (NCMC OAS 252)
Students will master advanced business skills using Word, Excel, PowerPoint 2010, and Access. The focus of this skill-based class will cover the major components of Microsoft Office 2010. Each class will minclude new learning and applications to be able to navigate the software in an easy and efficient way.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of BST

ACCOUNTING I (10-12th)
NOTE: This course can qualify as a senior year “math related” course. This course teaches basic bookkeeping and journalizing on a computer for sole proprietorships merchandising, partnerships, and corporate accounting.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of BST.

ACCOUNTING II (11-12th) Direct College Credit (NCMC)
NOTE: This course can qualify as a senior year “math related” course. This course teaches basic bookkeeping, journalizing, and accounting skills manually in departmentalized accounting procedures, completing payroll and budgeting as well.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Accounting I.

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT(11-12th Direct College Credit (FSU BUSN122)
2nd year Business and Marketing Students. In this class students will learn how to be an Entrepreneur by leanring more advance business and marketing skills such as the global market, business ethics, financial reports, write a business plan and operating the school store. Activities for the school store will include designing layouts, pricing, ordering, tracking, scheduling, cashiering, and other merchandising skills.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of BST or Marketing

PERSONAL FINANCE (11-12th) Direct College Credit (NCMC Personal Finance B 155)
NOTE: This course can qualify as a senior year “math related” course. This course will inform students how individual choices directly influence occupational goals and future earnings potential. Real world topics covered will include income, money management, spending and credit, as well as saving and investing. Students will design personal and household budgets utilizing checking and saving accounts, gain knowledge in finance, debt and credit management, and evaluate and understand insurance and taxes. This course will provide a foundational understanding for making informed personal finance, debt and credit management, and evaluate and understand insurance and taxes.