12BUS

Level 2 Business Studies

Course Description

This course is open to Year 12 and 13 students with a passion for business and enterprise. It is based around The Young Enterprise scheme (YES). YES is an experiential programme where students set up and run their own real business. This course will offer a mixture of assessment opportunities, negotiated with the group, depending on needs and interests. Students will work with others to form a company, create real products or services, develop real budgets, implement real marketing plans, and possibly earn real money. The success of their company will rest on their business skills, which will develop throughout the year.


Course Overview

Term 1
Introduction to business planning and marketing. Students will create a marketing plan for their business concept.

Term 2
Students will create a business plan and begin developing/running their business.

Term 3
Running of business continued and refined.

Term 4
Wrap up business and external examination preparation.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students who take this cause will need to have initiative and be able to work in an independent and self-motivated manner. Prior learning in the commerce area would be an advantage but not required.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90845 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 2.3 - Apply business knowledge to a critical problem(s) in a given large business context
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: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 3

Disclaimer

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