Upper School Course Guide
Course Descriptions

Business Studies

Introduction to Business

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  • Launching and Leading a Business, Grade 10, Open

    This course introduces students to the world of business and what is required to be successful, ethical, and responsible in today’s economy. Students will develop the knowledge and skills needed to be an entrepreneur who knows how to respond to local and global market opportunities. Throughout the course, students will explore and understand the responsibility of managing different functions of a business. This includes accounting, marketing, information and communication technology, financial management, human resources, and production.
    Prerequisite: None


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  • Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

    This course introduces students to the fundamental principles and procedures of accounting. Students will develop financial analysis and decision-making skills that will assist them in future studies and/or career opportunities in business. Students will acquire an understanding of accounting for a service and a merchandising business, computerized accounting, financial analysis, and ethics and current issues in accounting.
    Prerequisite: None
  • Financial Accounting Principles, Grade 12, University/College Preparation

    This course introduces students to advanced accounting principles that will prepare them for post-secondary studies in business. Students will learn about financial statements for various forms of business ownership and how those statements are interpreted in making business decisions. This course expands students’ knowledge of sources of financing, further develops accounting methods for assets, and introduces accounting for partnerships and corporations.
    Prerequisite: Financial Accounting Fundamentals, Grade 11, University/College Prep
  • International Business Fundamentals, Grade 12, University/College Preparation

    This course provides an overview of the importance of international business and trade in the global economy and explores the factors that influence success in international markets. Students will learn about the techniques and strategies associated with marketing, distribution, and managing international business effectively. This course prepares students for postsecondary programs in business, including international business, marketing, and management.
    Prerequisite: None. A Business course is highly recommended: Launching and Leading a Business BEP2O, Individuals and the Economy CIE3M or Accounting BAF3M

Upper School Business Studies Faculty

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  • Photo of Gavin Muranaka

    Mr. Gavin Muranaka 

    Subject Head, Business Studies (Grades 7-12) and Director of Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Photo of Clark Davis

    Mr. Clark Davis 02

    Upper School Faculty
  • Photo of Jon Itzkovitch

    Mr. Jon Itzkovitch 

    Upper School Faculty