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Business 100

"You get out of it what you put into it!

Chris Avella

Business 100 (GBIT-1) is a foundational course for all three career pathways of the Business and Finance Industry Sector: Business Management, Financial Services, and International Business. Students taking this course are introduced to basic economic principles and business practices, including business management and operations, entrepreneurship, marketing, and finances. Career opportunities and preparation; personal financial management, and technological applications are also covered. There is an overarching emphasis on today's interconnected global economy throughout. Coursework and assignments provide hands-on and real-world learning experiences, as well as research and writing opportunities. By the end of the course, students will understand the basic practices and skills underlying the Business and Finance Industry Sector and will be prepared for more specialized coursework in the Global Business and Information Technology Academy (GBIT).

Topics include:

  • Business Practices and Career Planning

  • Business in the Global Economy

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Structures

  • Business and Technology

  • Management and Leadership

  • Human Resources

  • Marketing

  • Financial Management

  • Personal Finance and Money Management


A person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk

Click here for an outline of the course curriculum

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