This course, designed to provide a fundamental understanding of business management, will cover managing, marketing, financing and communicating within a business environment. Skills taught will include communication, problem solving and decision-making, economics, ethics, financials, and basic marketing principles. Students will experience applications supporting the Florida Math Standards. Foundations of Business Elective Course Assignments are individual and project based and will provide a solid foundation for future coursework.

1- Introduction
1- Introduction
2- Course Description
3- Course Links
4- MLA Formatting Word 2007
5- MLA Documentation Updates
6- MLA Citation
7- MLA Incorporating Sources

2- Business Operations
1- Business Operations
2- Transformation
3- Production Management
4- Business in Our Economy
5- Resources
6- Goods and Services
7- Economic Choice
8- Supply and Demand
9- Organizational Structure
10- Line-And-Staff Structure
11- Centralization
12- Decentralization
13- Departmentalization
14- Management: Historical

3- Project 1 – Supply & Demand
1- Instructions
Essay: Project 1 – Supply & Demand

4- Business Organization
1- Scientific Management
2- Behavioral Management
3- Definition of Management
4- Planning
5- Organizing
6- Management Skills
7- Human and Computer
8- Management Thought
9- Contemporary Thought
10- Authority and Responsibility
11- Authority
12- Delegation
13- Management/Leadership Styles
14- Leadership Traits
15- Contingency Theory
16- Theory X and Theory Y
17- Managerial Grid
18- Transformational Leadership
19- Japanese Management Methods

5- Project 2 – Management
1- Management Skills
Assignment: Project 2 – Management

6- Marketing Goods and Services
1- Goods and Services
2- Supply and Demand
3- Equilibrium
4- Nonprice Determinants of Demand
7- Marketing and Business
8- Market Segmentation
9- Marketing Mix
10- Product
11- Pricing
12- Promotion
13- Place
14- Marketing Concept
15- Marketing Concept Definition
16- Social Responsibility
17- Code of Ethics
18- Social Responsibility
19- Social Responsiveness
20- International Trade
21- Political Environment
22- Cultural Environment
23- World Trade Organization

7- Project 3 – Market Process
1- Project 3 – Market Process
Assignment: Project – Market Process

8- Advertising
1- Advertising
2- Cooperative Advertising
3- Persuasive Advertising
4- Advertising Objectives
5- Advertising Budget
6- Selecting the Right Advertising
7- Advertising Evaluation

9- Project 4 – Advertising
1- Project 4 Instructions
2- Process
Assignment: Project 4 – Advertising

10- Consumers in the Economy
1- Consumer Behavior
2- Consumer Processing
3- Attitude Formation
4- External Factors
5- Cultural and Sub-Cultural
6- Decision Making Process
7- Consumer Rights
8- Consumer Product Safety Act

11- Project 5 – Consumer Behavior
1- Instructions
Assignment: Project 5 – Consumer Bahavior

12- Accounting & Financial Institutions
1- Deposit Taking
2- Investment and Risk Management
3- Historical Development
4- Legal and Regulatory Structure
5- Early American Finance
6- Finance in the 1800s
7- Role of Banks through 1920s
8- Securities and Exchange
9- Impact of Technology
10- Accounting
11- Professional Organizations
12- Securities Act of 1933
13- Changing Workforce
14- Accounting Cycle
15- Computerized Accounting System
16- Accounting Information Systems
17- AIS
18- Design
19- Implementation
20- Attestation

13- Money & Financial Institutions
1- Money
2- Functions of Money
3- Money Supply
4- The Fed
5- Decisions
6- Credit Cards
7- Debit Cards
8- Travel Cards
9- Personal Financial Planning
10- Financial Risk
11- Computers & Technology
Assignment: Financial Institutions Project

14- Stocks and Bonds
1- Stocks
2- Types of Stock
3- Preferred Stock
4- Advantages / Disadvantages
5- Bonds
6- Coupon
7- Government Bonds
8- Investing in Bonds
9- Market Risk
10- Capital Market
11- IPO
12- Venture Capital
13- Rose of SEC
14- Role of Federal Reserve
15- Markets Outside U.S.
Assignment: Show me the Money

15- Entrepreneurship
1- Entrepreneurship
2- Business Plan
3- Marketing Plan
4- Management Plan
5- Successful Entrepreneurs
6- Factors of Production
7- Labor
8- Capital
9- Franchising
10- Advantages and Disadvantages
11- Franchising Considerations
12- The Franchising Sector
13- Global Franchising
14- Cottage Industries
15- Home Employment Benefits
16- Resources
Assignment: Franchising Project

16- Human Resource Management
1- HR Management
2- Staffing
3- Compensation
4- Employee and Labor Relations
5- Human Resource Research
6- Employee Benefits
7- Expanded Benefits
8- Perks
9- Determinants of Compensation
10- Factors to Consider
11- Incentive Plans
12- Performance Based
13- EEO
14- Equal Pay Act

17- Information Processing
1- Historical Perspective
2- Herman Hollerith
3- ENIAC I
4- Fourth Generation
5- Cut/Copy/Paste
6- Linking Programs
7- Embedding Objects
8- Computer Hardware
9- Computer Software
10- Decision Support Systems
11- Computer Networks

18- Final Exam
Quiz: Final

19- Course Survey
1- Course Survey
Handout: Course Survey
Assignment: Course Survey