UC/CSU eligibility: This course is approved for “G” elective credit
Principles of Business is an introduction to the world of business providing students with an analytical perspective on how organizations operate as well as preparing them for additional coursework at Granite Bay High School, future college business courses and employment. It will expose students to business administration as well as the key variables that influence today's business success. This course has been designed to provide students with familiarity of basic principles and practices of contemporary business, knowledge of business concepts and terminology, and an understanding of how business works. Students will learn not only the skills necessary to become a successful business person but also the attitudes, characteristic, and techniques needed to succeed. Units covered include business in the global economic environment, business organization and management, business operations and technology, and personal financial management. Topics include economic decisions and systems, international business, social responsibility and ethics, forms of business ownership, entrepreneurship, management and leadership, business operations, marketing concepts, finance, credit and insurance, career planning, and other major aspects of business.