12BUS

Level 2 Business Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms R. Prasad

LEARNING ACTIVITIES: This course allows students to develop their understanding of business theory and practices in a range of relevant contexts. Case studies of real NZ large businesses are used as well as a field trip to Rainbow’s End which allows students to meet with management and gain insight to its operations. They will also run their own student business activities with a community focus.

The course prepares students for further tertiary study in business, marketing and management, and entering the workforce in related industry areas or becoming a self-employed entrepreneur.




Recommended Prior Learning

This course is for students who intend to gain an understanding and explore how and why large businesses in New Zealand make operational decisions in response to internal and external factors. This includes experiential learning of carrying out a business activity in groups. Students must have achieved a minimum of 50 Level 1 credits including their Level 1 literacy (10) and numeracy (10) credits. Students who have studied 10BUS and achieved the six Level 1 Business Studies credits are encouraged to take this course.


Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90843 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of the internal operations of a large business
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90844 v3
NZQA Info
Business Studies 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of how a large business responds to external factors
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90846 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 2.4 - Conduct market research for a new or existing product
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 90848 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 2.6 - Carry out, review and refine a business activity within a community context with guidance
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 9
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 3

Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Lynfield College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

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