Level 2 Business Studies
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.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
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