mcclcamargo Mrs. Camargo
Miller Career Center Business Instructor and CATS Coordinator
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

Upcoming Projects
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
    *Cover Page--Creative
    *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
    *Your product
    *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
Gross Pay
Gross Profit
List Price
Marketing Strategy
Net Loss
Net Pay
Net Profit
Operating Expenses
Retail Price
Trade Discount
Wholesale Price
Withholding Tax
My Quia activities and quizzes
Useful links
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