Business Math for Teens Accelerated Class (16 Weeks)

Class
Amy Maruska, BS in ECE Elementary Ed, M.Ed, STEAM
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Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(193)
Equip your teen with vital financial skills for a successful future with our Business Math course which meets twice per week for 16 weeks.

Class experience

US Grade 9 - 12
Module 1: Foundations of Business Math
- Understand fundamental number and operation concepts.
- Perform decimal and fraction operations with ease.
- Calculate percentages and apply them in various scenarios.
- Solve problems using ratios and proportions.

Module 2: Basic Financial Concepts
- Learn to manage personal income and expenses effectively.
- Develop practical budgeting skills suitable for teens.
- Comprehend the basics of banking, saving, and interest.
- Gain an introductory understanding of taxes.

Module 3: Business and Entrepreneurship Basics
- Define different types of businesses and their characteristics.
- Understand the roles and responsibilities of entrepreneurs.
- Explore the importance of business ethics and social responsibility.
- Create a basic business plan for a simple venture.

Module 4: Data Analysis and Interpretation
- Collect, organize, and present data effectively.
- Calculate and interpret measures of central tendency.
- Understand probability and apply statistics in real-world situations.
- Interpret and create graphs and charts.

Module 5: Understanding and Managing Personal Finance
- Learn about various income sources and job opportunities.
- Explore saving and investment strategies suitable for teens.
- Gain insight into responsible credit and debt management.
- Develop a financial plan for personal financial goals.

Module 6: Basics of Sales and Marketing
- Comprehend key sales concepts and techniques.
- Understand marketing strategies for small businesses.
- Explore the principles of pricing and promotion.
- Learn how to conduct basic market research.

Module 7: Introduction to Personal and Business Finance
- Explore the time value of money and its importance.
- Understand interest and compound interest calculations.
- Grasp the concepts of loans and borrowing money.
- Learn the basics of investment and financial planning.

Module 8: Business Math in Everyday Life
- Understand the principles of homeownership and mortgages.
- Explore the fundamentals of insurance and its types.
- Develop effective budgeting skills for family and household expenses.
- Make informed purchase decisions by applying math concepts.

These learning goals aim to help students acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in business math and make informed financial decisions.
Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction.
Bachelor of Science Early Childhood & Elementary Education
Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning
Homework Offered
Optional Homework: Module 1: Foundations of Business Math - Practice decimal and fraction operations with additional exercises. - Create a real-life percentage problem and solve it. - Find examples of ratios and proportions in everyday situations. Module 2: Basic Financial Concepts - Track and record personal income and expenses for a week. - Set up a personal budget and analyze it for potential improvements. - Research the tax laws in your area and calculate hypothetical taxes. Module 3: Business and Entrepreneurship Basics - Choose a small business idea, outline a basic business plan. - Research a well-known entrepreneur and present their success story. - Write an essay on a recent business ethics case or dilemma. Module 4: Data Analysis and Interpretation - Collect data from a survey and create graphs to represent it. - Calculate the mean, median, and mode of a dataset. - Analyze real-world statistical data and present findings. Module 5: Understanding and Managing Personal Finance - Research different savings and investment options for teens. - Create a financial plan for a short-term and long-term financial goal. - Interview a family member or friend about their credit and debt management. Module 6: Basics of Sales and Marketing - Develop a mock sales pitch for a product or service. - Design a marketing plan for a fictitious small business. - Conduct a price comparison for products you use regularly. Module 7: Introduction to Personal and Business Finance - Calculate compound interest on a savings account or investment. - Create a personal budget to manage an allowance or part-time job income. - Research different types of loans and their interest rates. Module 8: Business Math in Everyday Life - Calculate the potential cost of a mortgage for a hypothetical home. - Research and compare insurance plans for different purposes. - Keep a one-month spending journal and analyze spending patterns. These optional homework assignments provide students with opportunities to apply what they've learned in each module to real-life scenarios and further enhance their understanding of business math and personal finance.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
paper and pencil

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Group Class

$640

for 32 classes
2x per week, 16 weeks
45 min

Live video meetings
Ages 13-18
3-12 learners per class

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