BUS3
This course requires 2 options.

Business Studies - Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Leech

The study of business is about how individuals and groups of people organise, plan, and act to create and develop goods and services to satisfy customers.

The knowledge and skills gained in business studies, and exposure to enterprise culture, can help shape “creative, energetic, and enterprising” young people who will contribute to New Zealand’s economic future.

In business studies, students develop their understanding of business theory and practices in a range of relevant contexts, through experiential approaches to learning.



Topics include:

  • Develop a marketing plan
  • Analyse the effect of financing options of a strategic capital expenditure decision on a business
  • Analyse future proofing strategies to ensure long term viability of a business
  • Opportunity to compete in the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme
  • Apply business knowledge to address a complex problem(s) in a given global business context




    Course Overview

    Term 1
    Introduction &
    AS91382 Marketing Plan (Internal)- students will produce a Marketing Plan and implement real life research and come up with strategies to market a real product/service


    AS91869 - Analyse future proofing strategies to ensure long term viability of a business (Internal)

    Term 2
    AS91869 cont.
    AS91870 - Analyse the effect of financing options of a strategic capital expenditure decision on a business (Internal)

    Term 3
    AS91870 cont.
    AS91381 - Complex Problem(External) - students will learn about how businesses deal with problems and come up with possible solutions to these

    Term 4
    AS91381 - Complex Problem(External) - revision for exam

    Career Pathways

    Prerequisites

    This course is open entry.

    Credit Information

    Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
    Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
    Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

    Assessment
    Description
    Level
    Internal or
    External
    Credits
    L1 Literacy Credits
    UE Literacy Credits
    Numeracy Credits
    A.S. 91870 v1
    NZQA Info
    Agribusiness 3.9 - Analyse the effect of financing options of a strategic capital expenditure decision on a business
    Level: 3
    Internal or External: Internal
    Credits: 4
    Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
    University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
    Numeracy Credits: 0
    A.S. 91869 v1
    NZQA Info
    Agribusiness 3.8 - Analyse future proofing strategies to ensure long term viability of a business
    Level: 3
    Internal or External: Internal
    Credits: 4
    Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
    University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
    Numeracy Credits: 0
    A.S. 91382 v2
    NZQA Info
    Business Studies 3.4 - Develop a marketing plan for a new or existing product
    6
    6
    6
    Level: 3
    Internal or External: Internal
    Credits: 6
    Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
    University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
    Numeracy Credits: 0
    A.S. 91381 v2
    NZQA Info
    Business Studies 3.3 - Apply business knowledge to address a complex problem(s) in a given global business context
    Level: 3
    Internal or External: External
    Credits: 4
    Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
    University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
    Numeracy Credits: 0
    Credit Summary
    Total Credits: 18
    Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
    Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 14
    TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

    Approved subject for University Entrance

    Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

    Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

    Disclaimer

    POLICY
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