Principles of Business, Marketing & Finance

Principles of Business, Marketing and Finance- Welcome to your “Boardroom”

Syllabus and Classroom Rules and Procedures

Instructor: Mrs. Laurent

Room: High School Room F #110

Phone 281-261-9200 Ext. 3922


Conference Period: 12:28-1:25      Tutorials on Tuesday

Course Outline:

Students will:

  • Learn the principles of Business, Marketing and Finance and apply those to real life situations.
  • Discover Business in a Global Society and how that impacts us internationally and domestically.
  • Understand the Private Enterprise system and the components of that system
  • What is the role of Government and how does that affect business?
  • Understand what is meant by Ethics and see how ethical you really are
  • Discover the Economic System
  • Analyze the Sales Process


At the end of each grading period, you will receive a grade.  Your final grade will consist of the following:

  • Daily Grade is 40% of your final grade.  There will be 7 of these.
    • Classroom participation (how well you do in the “Boardroom”)
    • Homework
    • Quizzes
  • Major Grade is 60% of your final grade.  There will be 3 of these.
    • Tests
    • Projects
    • Group Assignments
    • Individual Assignments

Make Up Work:

  • Make up work is the student’s responsibility.  Please get with me and we can discuss the process.
  • All missed homework and daily assignments should be made up within 2 days of your return to school.
  • Tests and quizzes will be made up the day you return or the arranged date with the instructor.


  • Journal that you will write in daily.
  • Pen, blue or black ink is fine.
  • 3 Ring binder
  • Notebook paper