SUBJECT OVERVIEW


This qualification is designed for students who want an introduction to business and enterprise that includes a vocational and hands-on element. It has been developed to enthuse and inspire students about a career in business and enterprise. The qualification will appeal to students who wish to either set up their own business, move into employment, or progress onto further study.


This qualification aims to:



This qualification replaces the GCSE in Business Studies and comprises four units over two years


YEAR 10


Component 1 - Introduction to Business and Enterprise - Portfolio Assessed

Component 2 - Marketing for Business and Enterprise - Externally Assessed


YEAR 11


Component 3 - Finance for Business and Enterprise - Portfolio Assessed

Component 4  - Plan, Develop and Participate in a Business or Enterprise Project - Portfolio Assessed


For futher information click the link below


https://www.ncfe.org.uk/media/829485/l2-business-and-enterprise-qualification-specification-issue-6.pdf



KEY STAGE 5

 

At Key Stage 5 our department offers two courses. In Year 12 students can follow AQA A-level Economics or the AQA Applied General Certificate in Business.


Topics covered in Economics are - Individuals, Firms, Markets and Market Failure, and the National and International Economy.


Topics covered in Applied Business are - Financial Planning and Analysis, Business Dynamics, Entrepreneurial Opportunities, Managing and Leading People, Developing a Business Proposal and e-Business Implementation.






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