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    This Week In My Classes
     
    Business Law : Chapter 4 Contracts
     Chapter Objectives
    • Identify contract elements and types.
    • Analyze the ways in which contracts may be voided or breached.
    • Explain the purpose of the Uniform Commercial Code.
    • Distinguish between business sales and leases.
    • Identify negotiable instruments.
    • Explain the nature of void and voidable contracts.

    Starting April 8

    Dailey Objective

    • Explain the Uniform Commercial Code and its purpose.
    • Describe the processes involved in business sales and leases.
    • Describe negotiable instruments and their purpose. 4/10-4/14
    • Research cases under the Uniform Commercial Code.

     

    Money Matters :  Insurance
     

    Section 1: Protecting Your Wealth (Starting 4/12)

    • Explain why insurance is an essential part of a healthy financial plan.
    • Identify ways to lower the cost of insurance premiums.
    • Identify insurance for the types of risks that young adults might face.

    Section 2: Basic Types of Coverage

    • Identify common types of risks.
    • Distinguish between necessary and unnecessary types of coverage.
    • Understand the importance of identity theft protection.
    • Understand the importance of property and liability protection.

    Section 3: The Importance of Life Insurance

    • Differentiate between term and cash value life insurance.
    • Explain how one becomes self-insured.
    • Examine the purpose and importance of a will.

    Section 4: Insurance to Avoid

    • Know what types of insurance to avoid and why.

     

     

    Global Business:  Regional Economic Integration
        • Introduction (Starting 4/12)
        • The Balance of International Payments
        • The Current Account
          • Trade Balance
          • Services Balance
          • Income Balance
          • Balance of Transfers
          • Current Account Balance
        • The Financial Account
          • Foreign Direct Investment
          • Security Investments
          • Statistical Discrepancy
        • World Trade and the Balance of Payments
        • The Foreign Exchange Market
          • The Exchange Rate
          • Components of the Foreign Exchange Market
        • International Monetary Systems
        • Money and Inflation
        • The Bretton Woods System
        • The Flexible Exchange Rate System
        • The European Euro
        • Hard and Soft Currencies
        • International Flows of Goods and Capital
          • Purchasing Power Parity
        • The Big Mac Index
        • Inflation and PPP
        • Problems with PPP
          • Interest Rate Parity
            • Problems with IRP
          • Forecasting Exchange Rates

         

        Teaching Objectives

        After covering this chapter, the student should be able to:

        • Explain the balance of payments for a country.
        • Describe the foreign exchange market and its components.
        • Discuss the development of international monetary systems.
        • Explain exchange rate changes over time.
        • Forecast exchange rates using different methodologies.

         

         

     

    Upcoming Test/Quizzes:

     B-LAW - Quiz: What is the UCC? April 3rd

    Global Business - Chapter 3 Quiz April 5th

    Money Matters - Investing and Retirement Test April 5