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Course | Business Economics Updated


NAFTrack Certification with End of Course Exam: This legacy course delivers an introduction to the essential concepts of economics about a business regarding supply, demand, profit, costs, and markets. The course covers the differences between microeconomics from macroeconomics.  There are discussions about the American economy, the factors that influence the success of businesses and products, and the relationship between labor and business, providing a broad overview of the global economy.

Planning Tools
For Learners

PLANNING TOOLS provides a guide to course implementation, including scope and sequence, lesson plans, and the culminating project overview.

FOR LEARNERS: This resource encourages and supports students on their learning journey by providing opportunities to deepen their knowledge, feed their passion, build their Future Ready skills, and deepen their career identity through NAF's "Take Charge of Your Learning" framework of REFLECT, STRETCH, INNOVATE, and SHOWCASE.

Staff Pick

National Economics Standards

The Voluntary National Content Standards offer 20 economics content standards.

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Instructional Units

Unit 1 Getting Started
Unit 2 Basic Economic Principles
Unit 3 Entrepreneurship and Competition
Unit 4 Economic Systems
Unit 5 Career Exploration and Final Presentation

Featured Resources

New National Standards for Personal Financial Education

From the Council for Economic Education

Download the 2022 National Standards fro CEE

SAP Technical Consulting Virtual Internship Program

Career Readiness

Developed by SAP, students can experience a career as a software developer in their company.

Effects of Gentrification

Case Study

Students research potential impacts of an economic development plan on the local community

Economic Development: My Hometown

Culminating Project

Students research local economic development plans and apply their knowledge of economic principles in a...

To Build or not to Build?


The Economics of Sports. Students apply economic principles to decide the feasibility of building a sports...

Meet Fred


Managed by the Federal Reserve, FRED provides real-time data which students can use in their research

Culturally Responsive Teaching


On-demand webinar series from econedlink

Crash Course - Economics

YouTube Playlist

Economics made easy! Students can use this 36 YouTube Playlist as an overview or a review of the concepts taught...

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