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BBB4M, Business

International Business Fundamentals, BBB4M, Grade 12, University/College Preparation

Course Description: The Business Studies 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 post secondary programs in business, including international business, marketing and management.

Prerequisite: None CURRICULUM STRANDS AND OVERALL EXPECTATIONS BUSINESS, TRADE, AND THE ECONOMY By the end of the course students will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of terminology, concepts, and basic business communication practices related to international business;
  • Analyse the impact of international business activity on Canada’s economy;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how international business and economic activities increase the interdependence of nations.

THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTS FOR BUSINESS By the end of the course students will:

  • Analyse ways in which Canadian businesses have been affected by globalization;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the factors that influence a country’s ability to participate in international business;
  • Assess the effects of current trends in global business activity and economic conditions.

FACTORS INFLUENCING SUCCESS IN INTERNATIONAL MARKETS By the end of the course students will:

  • Analyse the ways in which cultural factors influence international business methods and operations;
  • Assess the ways in which political, economic, and geographic factors influence international business methods and operations;
  • Identify and describe common mistakes made by businesses in international markets;
  • Evaluate the factors currently affecting the international competitiveness of Canadian businesses.

MARKETING CHALLENGES AND APPROACHES, AND DISTRIBUTION By the end of the course students will:

  • Assess the challenges facing a business that wants to market a product internationally;
  • Compare the approaches taken by various companies to market their products internationally;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the logistics of, and challenges associated with, distribution to local, national, and international markets.

WORKING IN INTERNATIONAL MARKETS By the end of the course students will:

  • Analyse the ways in which ethical considerations affect international business decisions;
  • Assess the working environment in international markets;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the process for crossing international borders as it relates to international business.

Unit Order

Unit Name

Suggested Time

Evaluations

Unit 0

Prerequisite Review

10 hours

 

Unit 1

Introduction to International Business

20 hours

Unit Test

Canadian Business History Assign.

NAFTA Assign.

Import/Export Assign.

Unit 2

Culture, Politics, and Economics

20 hours

Unit Test

Culture Assign.

Job Pathways Research Assign.

 

Mid Semester Point

   

Unit 3

International Trade

20 hours

Unit Test

Corporation Media Assign.

Unit 4

Marketing and Logistics

20 hours

Unit Test

Asia Presentation Assign.

Logistics Assign.

Unit 5

Course Summative

15 hours

Summative Presentation

Final

Final Exam

5 hours

Exam

 

 

Total 110 Hours

 

 

 

Total 110 hours   ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION Evidence of student achievement for evaluation is collected over time from three different sources – observations, conversations, and student products. Student products may be in the form of tests or exams and/or assignments (which may include rich performance tasks, demonstrations, projects, and/or essays). The final grade will be determined based on term work (70%) and a final evaluation (30%).

Term Work

70%

Final Culminating Activity

10%

Final Exam

20%

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