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Business and Marketing Syllabus

 

Course Descripton:

 

Through an in-depth study of a dynamic organization, students are not only introduced to the functional areas of business and how they fit together, they are also exposed to critical issues affecting the business world, such as ethics and social responsibility, globalization, technology, e-business, supply chain management, and cultural diversity.

In addition to regular classes where students engage in lively conversations with each other and their teacher, they also participate in exciting in-class exercises, business article critiquing and research projects

 

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:

 

 
  • Demonstrate understanding of business concepts and their relations to business decisions;
  • Define alternatives involved in establishing a firm within the free enterprise system;
  • Distinguish between ethical and unethical business practices;
  • Compare and contrast various economic systems;
  • Discuss advantages/disadvantages of globalization and its impact on the business world;
  • Describe how technology changes the business world, including the impact on human relations in the workplace;
  • Relate modern management techniques to theories of motivation, leadership, delegation, empowerment, and team work;
  • Describe marketing as an exchange process between members of society;
  • List and describe major financial institutions in the United States;
  • Demonstrate general knowledge of the accounting cycle, general ledger, general journal, and financial statements;
  • Demonstrate understanding of various careers within the business field.

 

Participation:

20 percent of the student's grade is based on participation. Participation in class is based on several factors depending on the subject. Students are considered non-participants if they are engaged in any of the following during class time:

  1. Using cell phones including watching videos
  2. Talking too much
  3. Sleeping
  4. Using head phones
  5. Doing homework from other classes
  6. Being tardy to short activities given at the beginning of the period

Grading:

Per LUHSD Administrative Regulation AR5121 grades for achievement shall be reported each marking period as
follows:


Outstanding Achievement/Above grade level Standards A
Above Expected Achievement/Above grade level Standards B
Expected Achievement/Meets grade level Standards C
Below Expected Achievement/Meets grade level Standards D
Little or No Achievement/Below grade level Standards F
Incomplete I
No Mark NM
Withdrawal/Fail WF

 

Students’ grade will be determined as follows:


Grade Structure
Assignments and Exercises
50%
Quizzes and Exams
10%
Projects
10%
Business Simulation
10%
Participation
20%
Total
100%
   

 

The Final grade for the class will be the average of Quarter 1 and Quarter 2.


Grade Scale
A
90-100%
B
80-89%
C
70-79%
D
50-69%
F
0-49%

 

*Instructor reserves a right to change the grading structure. There might be extra credit assignments for all students present in class at the time.

 



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