Whether you plan on starting your own business or being in charge of one, it is crucial you understand how to keep the company compliant. Explore what it means to run an ethical business, how to keep intellectual property, technology, and e-commerce safe and protected, understand insurance and taxes, and how to have a healthy workplace environment. Keep the business safe and growing by following the law.
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Students will demonstrate an understanding of business ethics by explaining the role of ethics in business, comparing case studies in consumer ethics, and explaining the role of ethics in the legal and political arenas.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of business safeguards by summarizing intellectual property laws and describing remedies for violations of intellectual property rights.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of how to start a new business by summarizing steps in the planning process and explaining types of business structures.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of employee relations by describing hiring considerations and summarizing laws of ethical hiring.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of workplace culture by describing characteristics of a positive workplace culture and explaining criteria for acceptable workplace behavior.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of business technology by describing technology essential for business and explaining principles of successful e-commerce.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of property protection by explaining the principles that determine property ownership and explaining the role of insurance as a risk-management practice.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of taxes by explaining taxes applied based on business structure, explaining taxes applied based on commercial activity, and explaining payroll taxes.
Unit 1 Ethics and Business
Unit 2 Developing and Protecting Your Business
Unit 3 Getting A New Business Started
Unit 4 The Employer/Employee Relationship
Unit 5 Workplace Behavior
Unit 6 Technology and eCommerce Best Practices
Unit 7 Property and Insurance
Unit 8 Taxes