Level Two NCEA.
Business Studies 301
In a rapidly changing world it is important that citizens are able to make informed and rational decisions about business matters. Business contributes to the development of an enterprising culture in New Zealand and supports our efforts to improve economic and community well-being. Studying business creates opportunities for learners to:
UE Approved Subject
Business ideation and planning.
In Term 1, learners will form companies and work together to come up with a business idea, and create and implement an in-depth marketing plan for their business (worth 6 credits). This will be built on as teams commence working through planning all elements of their business from funding to carry out. By the end of Term 1, they should have completed their marketing plan and commence a team business planning portfolio that will be assessed towards their Carry out an innovative and sustainable business activity achievement standard (worth 9 credits).
Planning, promoting and launching businesses
Teams will be putting together the finishing touches to their planning portfolios, and implementing their promotional activities as they take their business to market.
Carry out business + External exam preparation.
Learners will continue to sell their products/services throughout terms 2 & 3, wrapping up and reviewing their business activity at the end of the term. All Young Enterprise Challenge tasks are due at the end of the term.
In class, learners will be working on the learning towards the external exam.
Revision and exam preparation.
Managing Director/Chief Executive, Office Administrator, Finance Manager, Sales and Marketing Manager, Retail Manager, Sales Representative, Advertising Specialist, Business Analyst, Management ConsultantContributions and Equipment/Stationery
ESA workbook for 3.2 External Factors Achievement Standard. The workbook for 3.6 Carry out an innovative and sustainable business activity is also recommended.
Young Enterprise Competition:
- Director Fee $35 (this is paid to the Young Enterprise Foundation)
- Student business teams are also required to raise the start-up capital to fund their business activity. This may involve each member of the team contributing share capital individually, although teams may also look into alternative funding mechanisms such as fundraising activities.
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