WELCOME to Mrs. Camargo's BCIS II (Lab) and CATS page. These stand for Business Computer Information Systems Lab and Career, Academic & Technical Studies, respectively.
Notebooks are due the fifth week of each six weeks.
Time Cards (CATS) are due the Friday following the
end of a month.
Employer's visits for supervision and collection of
grade sheets are done the fifth week of each six
CATS--Business Plan Project (Seven-day Unit--Due May 12)
Each team will develop a business plan for a new business venture of their choice. It must be a sole proprietorship or a partnership. A realistic approach is expected of this project. The majority of the six weeks grade will be based on the results of this activity.
Day 1--Brainstorming (See work packet). Answer each question in detail.
Day 2--Internet Research (See work packet). Complete and have done by the end of the period.
Day 3--The Proposal (See work packet). Complete as directed.
Days 4-6--The Business Plan. Using computers, prepare and finalize project. (See work packet).
*Must be typed and written in a business manner
*Use Word or Excel depending on assignment
*List of your team members and their jobs on the
*Table of Contents which reflects the part of the plan
and where they may be found in the document
*Add anything else you want--pictures, internet
appendices (if applicable) in the back of the
Day 7--Oral presentations.
BCIS II (Lab)--Five-Week Unit
Students will begin a computer simulation, Media Mart designed to provide them with real-world activities in which they apply previously learned computer skills. They also develop interpersonal skills and improve on their problem-solving skills.
Students work in cooperative teams to manage and operate a retail business that sells entertainment equipment.
They will make managerial-level decisions as they create and maintain the necessary records to operate their business.
Each assignment completed is placed in their folder. After completing the jobs in a unit, the individual grades will be averaged to come up with a Unit Grade.
Cost of Goods Sold