Business Studies - Level 3

BUS3
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr 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
  • Analyse a current Human Resource Issue and how it affects business
  • How does a product meet market needs through innovation
  • Opportunity to compete in the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme




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

AS91383 - Analyse a Human Resources Issue that affects a business

Term 2
AS91383 cont..

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

AS91870 - Analyse the effect of financing options of a strategic capital expenditure decision on a business (Internal)

Term 3
AS91870 cont..

AS91871 - How does a product meet the market needs through the Value Chain

Term 4
AS91871 cont..

Prerequisites

This course is open entry.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91382 v2 Business Studies 3.4 - Develop a marketing plan for a new or existing product
3
I
6
Y
6r *
A.S. 91383 v2 Business Studies 3.5 - Analyse a human resource issue affecting businesses
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91869 v1 Agribusiness 3.8 - Analyse future proofing strategies to ensure long term viability of a business
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91870 v1 Agribusiness 3.9 - Analyse the effect of financing options of a strategic capital expenditure decision on a business
3
I
4
Y
*
A.S. 91871 v1 Agribusiness 3.10 - Analyse how a product meets market needs through innovation in the value chain
3
I
4
Y
4r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.

Pathway Tags

All students who take business studies gain knowledge, skills, and attributes that they will need should they become entrepreneurs, run their own business, or become involved in a business or community organisation. The skills students learn in business studies are transferable to learning in many other areas, and to real life.


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