• Merrillville High School

    Course Scope & Sequence


    Department

    Business, Marketing & IT

    Introduction To Business 'B'

    Instructor

    Andrew Niksich

    Email Address

    aniksich@mvsc.k12.in.us

    Course Expectations, Goals & Routines

     

    Student Conduct In Class Policy

    1)     Always do your best and strive to learn
    2)     Be courteous and respectful to everyone
    3)     Participate in all classroom activities with a positive attitude
    4)     Raise your hand and wait for acknowledgement to speak
    5)     Actively listen when the teacher is speaking
    6)     Stay on task without disturbing or distracting others
    7)     Be responsible for your own work
    8)     Use computer for completing classroom work only
    9)     Complete all assignments on time
    10)  Enter and exit the room quietly
    11)  Be in your seat and ready to begin class when bell sounds
    12)  Respect the school equipment
    13)  No food, drinks, or candy in the computer lab
    14)  Follow all technology acceptable use policies in handbook
    15)  Discuss personal issues privately and at an appropriate time
    16)  ID must be worn around your neck at all times
    17)  Detentions may be assigned for the following behaviors:

    a.             Not doing assigned work

    b.             Sleeping or giving the impression of sleeping

    c.              Altering of the computer’s desktop screen, wallpaper, shortcuts, etc.  These computers are not to be considered your Personal Computers.

    d.             Inappropriate language.

    e.             Disrespect towards teacher/peers

    f.                Gum/food/drink/candy

    g.             The 3 Strike Rule will apply to inappropriate use of the computers and/or internet usage.  In this class you are not permitted to go online other than to the MHS website or to typing games.
             1st Offense = 1 Detention
             2nd Offense = 1 Friday
             3rd Offense = Removal from class with a W/F
     

    Course Description

    Introduction to Business introduces students to the world of business, marketing and entrepreneurship including the concepts, functions, and skills required for meeting the challenges of operating a business in the twenty-first century on a local, national, and international scale. The course further develops business vocabulary and provides an overview of business and the role that business plays in economic, social, and political environments.
     
    • DOE Code: 4518
    • Recommended Grade Level: Grade 9-10
    • Recommended Prerequisites: None
    • Credits: 1 credit per semester, maximum of 2 credit
    • Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas
    Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)

    Career and Technical Student Organizations are considered a powerful instructional tool when integrated into Career and Technical Education programs. They enhance the knowledge and skills students learn in a course by allowing a student to participate in a unique program of career and leadership development. Students should be encouraged to participate in Business Professional of America, DECA, or Future Business Leaders of America, the CTSOs for this area.

    Week
    Standards
    Used in
    Course
    Instructional Content
    Activities, Readings,
    Labs,
    Interactive Notes,
    Assignments, etc.
    AssessmentsOther
    1IBU-3.1
    IBU-3.2
    Entreprenuership

    Who's Your Neighbor? Worksheet
    World's Richest:  Top 10
    Chapter 6
    Entrepreneurship Project

    Edmodo
    Account
    Creation/
    Login
    2IBU-1.11EntreprenuershipChapter 6
    Entrepreneurship Project
    3IBU-1.3Leadership

    Chapter 7
    Leadership/Coaching Project

    4IBU-1.1
    IBU-1.5
    IBU-2.5
    Business ManagementFootball Simulation Lessons 1-5

    Lesson 1: Location
    Lesson 2: Ticket Pricing
    Lesson 3: Promotion
    Lesson 4: Media:
    Lesson 5: Personnel

    5IBU-2.5
    IBU-2.6
    IBU-2.7
    IBU-2.8
    IBU-2.9
    Business ManagementFootball Simulation Lessons 6-10

    Lesson 6: Parking
    Lesson 7: Sponsors
    Lesson 8: Licensing
    Lesson 9: Financials
    Lesson 10: Players

    6IBU-2.1
    IBU-2.2
    Marketing (4Ps)Chapter 10
    4 Ps Project
    Promotions Project
    Pricing Assignement
    Active Reading/Notes
    Chapter 10 Test
    7
    IBU-2.1
    IBU-2.4
    IBU-2.6
    IBU-2.8
    Business Management/Marketing/Entrepreneurship
    Restaurant Management Simulation
    Lesson 1 Market Research
    Lesson 2 Location
    Lesson 3 Financial Statements 
    Lesson 4 Menu Design 
    8

    IBU-2.5
    IBU-2.7
    IBU-2.4
    IBU-2.9

     
    Business Management/Marketing/Entrepreneurship
    Restaurant Management Simulation
    Lesson 5 Pricing
    Lesson 6 Purchasing
    Lesson 7 Restaurant Layout
    Lesson 8 Staffing
    Lesson 9 Marketing
    9
    IBU-3.11
    IBU-3.12
    IBU-3.13
    IBU-3.14
    IBU-3.15
    Business Management/Marketing/Entrepreneurship
    Complete Level 1 of Restaurant Mogul.
    10
    Business Management/Marketing/Entrepreneurship
    11
    Business Management/Marketing/Entrepreneurship
    12
    Course Review and Final Exams
    Study Guide
    Final Exam