Business Studies

 

Year 11 Business Studies    (11BUS)

The course concentrates on:

  • Internal features of a small business
  • External influences on a small business
  • Operational aspects of a small business
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Market Day Activity

Students study five topics (standards) that count for 20 credits towards Level 1 NCEA.

Internal Standards (Assignments)

  • 90840 (1.4)  Apply the marketing mix to a new or existing product  (3 credits)
  • 90841 (1.5)  Investigate aspects of human resource processes in a business (3 credits)
  • 90842 (1.6)  Carry out and review a product-based business activity within a classroom context with direction (6 credits)

External Standards (Exams)

  • 90837 (1.1)  Demonstrate an understanding of internal features of a small business  (4 credits)
  • 90838 (1.2)  Demonstrate an understanding of external factors influencing a small business  (4 credits)

 

Year 12 Business Studies    (12BUS)

This course concentrates on:

  • Internal features of a large business
  • External influences on a large business
  • Motivation Theory and Practise in a Business
  • Market Research
  • Market Day Activity

Students study four topics (standards) that count for 20 credits towards Level 2 NCEA.

Internal Standards (Assignments)

  • 90846 (2.4)  Conduct market research for a new or existing product  (3 credits)
  • 90848 (2.6)  Carry out, review and refine a business activity within a community context with guidance  (9 credits)

External Standards (Exams)

  • 90843 (2.1)  Demonstrate understanding of the internal operations of a large business  (4 credits)
  • 90844 (2.2)  Demonstrate understanding of how a large business responds to external factors  (4 credits)

 

Year 13 Business Studies    (13BUS)

The course concentrates on:

  • Internal factors within a business that operates in a global context
  • Response to external factors by a business that operates in a global context
  • Marketing Plan
  • Carrying out an innovative and sustainable Business activity with consultation 

Students study four topics (standards) that count for 23 credits towards Level 3 NCEA.  

Internal Standards (Assignments)

  • AS 91382 (3.4)  Develop a marketing plan for a new or existing product  (6 credits)
  • AS91382 (3.6)  Carry out, with consultation, an innovative and sustainable business activity  (9 credits)

External Standards (Exams)

  • AS 91379 (3.1)  Demonstrate understanding of how internal factors interact within a business that operates in a global context  (4 credits)
  • AS 91380 (3.2)  Demonstrate understanding of strategic response to external factors by a business that operates in a global context  (4 credits)
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