Business Education

Business Education 8

Students will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of Office 365 and other applications;
  • Simulate business activities; and
  • Key at a minimum of 10 net words per minute while using the correct fingers.

This course is one of three term-long courses for Grade 8 students. This activity-based course is intended for students to explore business concepts and principles and to develop their computer application skills. Students will participate in HamberMall, an entrepreneurial business simulation, providing them the opportunity to develop their ability to communicate, to think creatively and critically, and to work with others. An understanding of the business and the practical skills presented in this course will benefit students in their school work and enhance their future employability. Student wishing to explore this subject further should consider the following courses.

Student wishing to explore this subject further should consider one of the following courses in Grade 9.

Entrepreneurship and Marketing 10

Students will:

  • Develop and write a business plan;
  • Experience being entrepreneurs; and
  • Develop and demonstrate communication, teamwork, research, problem-solving and analytical skills.

Business Education 10 introduces students to the world of business and offers insights into entrepreneurship, economics, starting a business, marketing, accounting, finance, information technology and the importance of ethics and social responsibility. Various hands-on activities, such as a business competition, a stock market simulation, case analysis and interactive class activities, will allow students to apply what they have learned. This course will provide students with an excellent foundation to further their business knowledge and practical skills for their everyday lives.


Student wishing to explore this subject further should consider one of the following area(s) in Grade 10 and beyond:

Accounting (Link)

Economics (Link)

Electronic Design and Publishing (Link)

Marketing (Link)


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