Level 2 Business Studies

12BUS
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.




Pathway

Level 3 Business Studies

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.



Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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

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

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