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. (running your own business)

Topics include:
• Operating a small business
• Develop a marketing plan
• Investigating the exporting potential of a NZ business in the global market.
• Understanding of human resource issues in a NZ business context.
• Opportunity to compete in the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme
• Understanding of innovation and sustainability in a NZ business context.


Course Overview

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

Term 2
AS91382 Marketing Plan (Int)- students will finish Marketing Plan

AS91384 Running a Business (Int)- students will have the opportunity to start a real life business and make some profits. They will also have the opportunity to enter the Young Enterprise Scheme.

Term 3
AS91384 Running a Business - students will finish this standard

AS91381 - Complex Problem(Ex) - students will learn about how businesses deal with problems and come up with possible solutions to these

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

Career Pathways

Prerequisites

This course is open entry.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91384 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 3.6 - Carry out, with consultation, an innovative and sustainable business activity
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 9
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 9r *
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: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 19
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

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.

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