NCEA Level 2 Business Studies 201

BUS201
Course Description

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.

Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Business Studies 301

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.


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. 90844 v3 Business Studies 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of how a large business responds to external factors
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 90846 v2 Business Studies 2.4 - Conduct market research for a new or existing product
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
3
Y
Y
A.S. 90847 v2 Business Studies 2.5 - Investigate the application of motivation theory in a business
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 90848 v2 Business Studies 2.6 - Carry out, review and refine a business activity within a community context with guidance
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
9
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.