Business Studies 3

BUS3
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Leech

Prerequisites

This course is open entry.


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..

Learning Areas:

Commerce



Career Pathways

Sales Representative, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Business Analyst, Debt Collector, Building Contractor, Cabinet Maker, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Emergency Management Officer, Trainer, Industrial Designer, Importer/Exporter, Security Officer/Guard, Project Manager, Intelligence Officer, Management Consultant, Data Analyst