Money Matters A
In this course students will explore global economics, and the impact of the free enterprise system on business and consumers. Students will learn about their financial options and goal-setting based on existing and projected economic indicators. Investments, income taxes, asset planning will also be investigated, as will risk management, and retirement and estate planning.
- Use career planning concepts, tools, and strategies to explore, obtain, and develop a career in the area of financial planning.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles of money.
- Describe economic systems.
- Explain the impact of government on business activities within a free enterprise system.
- Discuss economic concepts impacting finance.
- Describe economic indicators impacting financial decision making.
- Determine the impact of global/international trade on business decision making.
- Employ sociological knowledge to facilitate finance activities.
- Apply psychological knowledge to facilitate finance activities.
- Analyze personal financial needs and goals based on current and projected economic factors.
- Manage personal finances to achieve financial goals.
- Describe the use of financial service providers.
- Compare and contrast investment strategies.
- Identify potential business threats and opportunities to protect a business's financial well-being.
- Demonstrate an understanding of methods to manage financial resources to ensure solvency.
- Understand the importance of financial markets in business.
- Develop an understanding of the nature of asset values.
- Use sources of securities information to make informed financial decisions.
- Simulate using debt and equity capital to raise funds for business growth.
- Internet access
- Microsoft Word 2013
- Microsoft Excel 2013
- Microsoft PowerPoint 2013