Business Studies

 

Year 11 Business Studies    (11BUS)

Course Vision: Inspiring learners to be Entrepreneurial and Culturally Responsive.

The course focuses on:

  • Business Creation & Business Functions
  • People in Business
  • Business Management & the Business Environment
  • Cultural Responsiveness in Business

Assessment is through in class written tests, market research, a market day, Collaborative & Individual Reflection and an end-of-year examination.

 

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 19 credits towards Level 2 NCEA.

Internal Standards (Assignments)

  • 90846 (2.4)  Conduct market research for a new or existing product  (3 credits)
  • 90845 (2.5)  Investigate the application of motivation theory in a business  (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)

Students can be extended through the Young Enterprise Scheme participation based on a selection process.

 

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
  • Export Potential
  • Carrying out an innovative and sustainable Business activity with consultation

Students study four topics (standards) that count for 22 credits towards Level 3 NCEA. 

Internal Standards (Assignments)

  • AS 91382 (3.4)  Develop a marketing plan for a new or existing product  (6 credits)
  • AS 91384 (3.6)  Carry out, with consultation, an innovative and sustainable business activity  (9 credits)
  • AS 91385 (3.7)  Investigate the export potential of a new or existing product into a new market  (3 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)

Students can be extended through the Young Enterprise Scheme participation based on a selection process.

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