10 Business Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Hays

This course introduces students to key financial literacy required in society today. Concepts like budgeting, saving, investing for retirement, debt and financial planning will be explored to make them confident in using money wisely. It also offers an introduction to the NCEA subjects of Economics, Accounting, and Business Studies. Students will learn the key concepts of each course that are required for further study at a senior level, and will be given an opportunity to plan and run a small business activity.

Course Overview

Term 1
Accounting for Individuals
- preparing budgets for households by learning about income, expenses, assets and liabilities that a household would have

Accounting for Business
- preparing income statements and balance sheets for businesses by identifying income, expenses, assets and liabilities that businesses have

Decision Making
- assignment involving using a decision making model to plan and prepare for a family holiday

Term 2
Economics Basics
- studying how markets work by learning about the factors affecting demand and supply, and ultimately the price and quantity produced

Business Studies
- Preparing a business plan for a small business


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