Introduction to Business
This course introduces students to the world of business – including the concepts, functions and skills required for meeting the challenges of operating a business on a local, national and international scale. The course will focus on all aspects of business: the domestic and international economics, financial principles, management strategies, administrative and information systems, ethics, and organizational and professional leadership. Students will analyze the elements of the business environment and focus on attitudinal and problem-solving skills inherent to success.
Everyone earning a living needs to learn a certain amount about business record keeping. The objective of Accounting I is to learn the fundamentals of the double entry system to maintain personal or business records. Focus is on personal and small business procedures such as check writing, bank reconciliation, and analyzing a variety of business transactions. Students will complete basic financial statements and understand the use of the statements.
This is a continuation of accounting procedures using more advanced techniques such as partnerships, corporations, and departmentalized accounting. Uncollectable accounts, depreciation methods, and accruals and deferrals are also a major aspect of the course. Payroll accounting and benefit calculations are also taught.
CTSO ~ Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)