Herricks Business Department
Career and Financial Management
Course Description: This is a full year course designed to give students a broad overview of the business world. Topics will be discussed that will be relevant to conducting business both in a students personal life and also in their future endeavors after high school.
The main units of this course consist of:
- Owning and operating a business
- Influences on business
- Human resources
- Financial and technological resources
- Career planning
- Money management
- The stock market
- Using MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Instructional Objectives: Students will be required to complete various types of work during the year. This includes reading articles and case studies, group assignments, in class tests and projects.
Course Requirements: Students are required to have a notebook to take notes as well as a folder for handouts. Unexcused absences and lateness will not be tolerated and will result in a detention to be served after school. If a student has a legal absence they must talk to me immediately upon their return to make up any missed work and/or tests. If a test or assignment is missed due to cutting a zero will be recorded in the grade book.
Grading: Projects and Chapter Tests will make up 80% of a students quarter grade. Class work will count as 20% of a student’s quarter grade.
Class Notes and Assignments: Google Classroom will be used to keep notes and assignments for the class. Please see me if you have trouble accessing Google Classroom at any time.