11BU1

11 Business Studies 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Blair Gilbert.

This course is designed for students who wish to gain an understanding of how small businesses operate in New Zealand, giving students the confidence and skills to pursue careers in business and entrepreneurship.  The course involves a practical business experience where with a group of others, students are required to operate their own small businesses.  The practical project is supported with learning across a range of concepts including marketing, human resources, operations management, business structure and the factors that influence how business’s operations from experiencing their own business activity and the learning of related theory.  It can be studied as a stand-alone course, or as a useful complement to the traditional courses of Economics or Accounting.

Prerequisites

There are no specific prerequisites for this course.

HoD Approval

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*11BU1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $20

Pathway

Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 92029 v3
NZQA Info
Commerce 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of price determination for an organisation
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 5
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0