Business Information Management



    Instructor: Mrs. Lynette Nel

    Email: lnel@hisd.com

    Phone Number: (903) 668-5990 ext. 4078

    Computer Lab H119


    Course Description: 

    Students will gain knowledge and skills in economies and private enterprise systems, the impact of global business, the marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product pricing. Students will analyze the sales process and financial management principles. This course allows students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant activities, problems, and settings in business, marketing, and finance.


    Course Objectives:

    • Student demonstrates professional standards/employability skills as required by business & industry.
    • Describes the characteristics of business.
    • Defines ethics in business.
    • Differentiates between the types of economic systems with emphasis on the private enterprise system and the U.S. economy.
    • Relates to the impact of international business on the U.S. economy. 
    • Identifies the role and impact of government, the legal system, & organized labor in business.
    • Classifies types of businesses that market goods and services. 
    • Analyzes cost and profit relationships in finance. 
    • Understands the fundamental principles of money.
    • Demonstrates an understanding of personal financial management.
    • Explains the importance of marketing as well as the functions of marketing.
    • Identifies career opportunities within the Business Management career cluster.


    Assessment Plan*:

    60% Tests/Projects 

    40% Daily/Quiz

    Grading Scale:

    A 90-100 Exceeds Expectations

    B 80-89 Meets business standards and expectation

    C 70-79 Passing grade but does not meet some standards

    F Below 70 Failing, does not meet minimum standard

    Units of Study:

    • Information Management Basics
    • Business Correspondence
    • Research and Presentation Technology
    • Spreadsheet Technology
    • Databases and Data Mining
    • Integration Business Project

    *See Grading Policy on the back











    Keeping in line with CTE Dept policy,

     Business and Technology Team will uphold the following:


    CTE Dept Grading Policies


    Make-up Work

    Students are responsible for obtaining all missed work and for coordinating a due date with teacher. Zeros are not acceptable.


    Daily Grade

    On-time = 100% available

    Late (assignment turned in anytime after due date in a 9 week grading period) = 70% available (highest grade possible)

    **failure to turn in late/missing assignments before the end of a 9 week grading period will result in a zero remaining in the gradebook


    Test Grade

    First attempt = 100% available

    Retest = 70% available

    **only ONE re-test is allowed during each 9 week grading period; re-test should be completed within one week. STUDENT IS RESPONSIBLE to schedule time to re-test with the teacher


    Project Grades

    On-time = 100% available

    Late (turn in anytime in 9 weeks) = 80% available

    **late projects will be completed outside of class time (homework)


    IMPORTANT: any zeros remaining in the gradebook result in student losing FINAL exam exemption despite good grade/attendance