Teacher in Charge: Mr A. LeechPrerequisites
If you did not take a pathway course at Level 1, or achieved fewer than 14 credits in that course, you will need HOD approval.
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)
Students will be introduced to the concepts of Business Studies
Students will learn and conduct primary and secondary market research
Running a Business
Students will have the opportunity to start and run their own business and make real profits.
Running a Business (continued)
Students will look into how local business use motivation theories to improve productivity and the work-place environment
Students will look into how businesses deal with potential problems and some solutions to these.
Revision for and preparation for External examination
Sales Representative, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Business Analyst, Courier/Delivery Agent, Debt Collector, Building Contractor, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Chef, Emergency Management Officer, Trainer, Industrial Designer, Importer/Exporter, Project Manager, Intelligence Officer, Management Consultant, Data Analyst