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BBI1O Introduction To Business – Grade 9 (Open)

Course Details

  • 1. Grade 9


GRADE: 9 (Open)

AVAILABILITY: Full-time – All Campuses, Private – All campuses, Blyth Academy Online


Course Overview

BBI1O online introduces students to the world of business. Students will develop an understanding of the functions of business, including accounting, marketing, information and communication technology, human resources, and production, and of the importance of ethics and social responsibility. BBI1O online builds a foundation for further studies in business and helps students to develop the business knowledge and skills they will need in their everyday lives.

Business Fundamentals

Essential Question: Is studying Business just a way to figure out how to make money?

In this unit, students will be introduced to many terms and topics that are the underlying principles behind businesses which will assist in learning for the rest of the course.

Functions of Business

Essential Question: How do I get someone to buy my product or service? Is there a specific method to this process that guarantees a profit?

In this unit, students will learn about the main activities that get their products and services out to the consumer.


Essential Question: What kind of characteristics and attributes are required to have an idea, make that idea come to life and successfully sell it in the market place?

In this unit, students will discover the characteristics and attributes of an Entrepreneur and what makes Entrepreneurs successful. They will have a chance to learn how to design a business and begin to work on their culminating project through the planning of a small business that interests them. Students will explore the inventions and innovations that have shaped the global economy.


Essential Question: How does a business keep track of all those expenses and sales transactions?

In this unit, students will learn about personal finance and money management as well as the basic tools businesses use to record transactions.

Please consult our Frequently Asked Questions Page or the Exam section within your course for more details on final exams and the exam fee. More information can also be found in our Student Handbook.

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