NCEA Level 2 Business Studies 201
Teacher in Charge: A. Munro
Business Studies 201
Evidence of an enterprising spirit abounds in New Zealand’s history and is an aspect of our multicultural national identity. Enterprise and business entrepreneurship are essential to New Zealand’s economic future.
Studying business creates opportunities for students to:
- understand the integral role of business in society and the economy
- gain knowledge and understanding of good business practice and of business as a productive activity.
- further develop and foster qualities such as initiative, resilience, and resourcefulness, and skills such as problem solving, co-operation, decision making, negotiation, and communication
- gain knowledge and understanding of good business practice and of business as a productive activity
- acquire greater financial capability.
- set up and run a real business, building on the skills developed in the theory part of the course.
- participate in the Young Enterprise Certificate run nationally throughout secondary schools in NZ and resourced by the Young Enterprise Trust.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
YES Director Fee $35
One day at KickStart/Timata, a half day at Dragon’s Den and a half day at McDonald’s, Porirua
Recommended Prior Learning
Level One NCEA. Students will need the permission of the TIC of Business Studies to study this course.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Term: 4, Week: 8
Term: 1, Week: 8
Term: 3, Week: 4
Term: 3, Week: 10