Introduction to Business is a foundational course in the Business Administration program. Steeped in a northern context, the course introduces students to fundamental principles and concepts related to the business environment on a local, northern, national, and international scale.
The course will provide a broad overview of the major principles of management and introduce students to northern business organizations such as First Nation governments, territorial governments, development corporations, private organizations and non-profits. Topics representing the different organizational functions including human resources, accounting and finance, marketing, and operations will provide a foundation for further studies. The course will also provide an overview of types of business ownership, business life cycle, and factors of the economic environment.