Business Studies

Course aims

This course takes a close look at business and the way it works, providing students with relevant knowledge and understanding of finance, marketing, human resources and production.

The course takes as its theme the processes of decision-making in business, developing a critical understanding of organisations and their ability to meet society’s needs and wants. Students will develop an appreciation of business behaviour from a range of perspectives, studying enterprising and creative approaches to business opportunities. The course encourages students to take a more strategic view of business activity.

Entry requirements:

Grade 5 or above in GCSE Maths and English. It is not necessary to have any previous experience in Business Studies but the skills required are nevertheless wide ranging, including statistical analysis and evaluative writing.
A minimum Grade 5 is required for students who took a GCSE Business course, however it is not compulsory for students to have studied GCSE Business Studies.

If you are not choosing A Level Mathematics, you are required to take Mathematical Studies to complement this subject.

Summer Work

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Summer WorkBusiness - EthicsSummer WorkCash Flow & The EnvironmentSummer WorkBusiness - cash flowSummer WorkBusiness - GlobalisationSummer WorkCash flow forecastSummer WorkCash flow forecast contSummer WorkEconomic ClimateSummer WorkBusiness - SustainabilitySummer WorkThe environmentSummer WorkIntroduction to globalisationSummer WorkGlobalisation 2Staff Contact: Mr R Steeds & Mr J SlatteryStaff Contact:Mrs S Blackwell & Mr D Gibbins

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