This course introduces students to information and communication technology in a business environment and builds a foundation of digital literacy skills necessary for success in a technologically driven society. Students will develop word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, presentation software, and website design skills.Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on digital literacy, effective electronic research and communication skills, and current issues related to the impact of information and communication technology.

This course focuses on the development of leadership skills used in managing a successful business. Students will analyze the role of a leader in business, with a focus on effective business communication skills, ethics, social responsibility decision making, management of group dynamics, workplace stress and conflict, motivation of employees, and planning. 

Emphasis will be placed on individual leadership behaviour and group participation throughout the course. Many activities will be group-based where cooperation and participation are MANDATORY.