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Intro to Business

INTRO TO BUSINESS Grades: 9, 10, 11; 1 Semester, Ability =All
St. Cloud Technical College credit can be earned for Business Essentials. Students will be graded on tests, homework, and class participation. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in managing a business through a simulation project on the computer.  

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of business functions in the United States. It will discuss the responsibilities of business to the economy, employees, environment, and the government.  The course outcomes include:  How to develop a business plan; Identify characteristics of sole proprietorships, and corporations; Understand ethical and social responsibilities of business; Identify macro and micro economic factors that affect business; Identify levels of management and the functions of each; Using theories of motivation to explain how firms can enhance job satisfaction. 

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