2BUS

Level 2 Business Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms R. Prasad

Course Outline

Level 2 Business Studies enables students to learn about New Zealand's enterprising culture and encourages them to develop their business knowledge and decision making skills in order to be active participants in New Zealand's economic future. Our students are given opportunities to study large New Zealand businesses with a regional or national significance. 

They will gain knowledge and skills by:

  • Comparing different business structures and leadership styles
  • Researching and reviewing sustainable business practices
  • Consulting with community groups to identify a range of community needs
  • Planning and carrying out their own social enterprise group project
  • Understanding the value of ethics and corporate social responsibility for business success
  • Collaborating, problem-solving and making informed business decisions in a team 
  • Taking on leadership roles and responsibilities in a market research activity
  • Seeking mentoring guidance and accepting constructive feedback/feedforward
  • Recognizing New Zealand's bicultural heritage and how Maori business concepts align in a business context.


Recommended Prior Learning

Ideally a minimum of 50 Level 1 credits including their Level 1 literacy (10) and numeracy (10) credits, or with HOD's approval. Students who have studied 10COM 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
Total Numeracy Credits: 3

Disclaimer

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