GCSE Applied Business
Level 2 Certificate in Business
KS4 Business Studies Course Title: GCSE Applied Business Grading: A – G Course Overview: Our students who choose to study GCSE Applied Business in year 11 investigate real-life businesses. They study a range of businesses from local sole-trader businesses to large international PLCs and apply the business theory that they have learnt to these real-life business situations. Students develop the knowledge and skills needed to analyse data, think critically about business issues and make informed decisions – all skills that are needed for further study and employment. Exam topics Types of Business ownership. Primary, secondary and tertiary businesses. The main reasons why people set up their own business Departments that exist within a business. Business Aims and Objectives Stakeholders Changing world of ICT and Technology Business rewards and risks Ethics and sustainability The UK Economy. External Assessment: Controlled Assessment - 60% - 3 tasks, each worth 20% Written Examination - 40% - 1 hour long paper at the end of Year 11 Internal Assessment: Exam styles questions and end of unit assessments. Subject: Business Studies Course Title: Level 2 Certificate in Business Grading: Pass – Distinction* Course Overview: The Level 2 Certificate in Business is designed to provide a broad understanding of business and to support progress to higher education. It will provide an insight into how businesses operate and what makes them successful. Anyone thinking of joining an existing business or starting their own business needs to understand what makes a business work. The ability to conduct research, write reports and do presentations is valued by all employers. As this is a vocational course, you will be involved in a range of activities such as visiting local businesses, carrying out research, designing promotional campaigns and writing plans for a new business of your own. The Level 2 Certificate in Business consists of 4 units. The aim of the course is to introduce students to the world of business and the different aspects that affect and influence how different businesses operate. Unit 1 – Enterprise in the Business World (Coursework) Unit 2 – Finance for Business (Exam) Unit 3- Promoting a Brand (Coursework) Unit 8 – Recruitment, Selection and Employment (Coursework) External Assessment: The course is 75% coursework and 25% external exam. Internal Assessment: The course comprises of mock assignments which build up to the skills required for the externally assessed assignments.
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KS4 Business Studies Course Title: Level 2 Certificate in Business Grading: Pass – Distinction* Course Overview: The Level 2 Certificate in Business is designed to provide a broad understanding of business and to support progress to higher education. It will provide an insight into how businesses operate and what makes them successful. Anyone thinking of joining an existing business or starting their own business needs to understand what makes a business work. The ability to conduct research, write reports and do presentations is valued by all employers. As this is a vocational course, you will be involved in a range of activities such as visiting local businesses, carrying out research, designing promotional campaigns and writing plans for a new business of your own. The Level 2 Certificate in Business consists of 4 units. The aim of the course is to introduce students to the world of business and the different aspects that affect and influence how different businesses operate. Unit 1 – Enterprise in the Business World (Coursework) Unit 2 – Finance for Business (Exam) Unit 3- Promoting a Brand (Coursework) Unit 8 – Recruitment, Selection and Employment (Coursework) Exam topics Types of Business ownership. Primary, secondary and tertiary businesses. The main reasons why people set up their own business Departments that exist within a business. Business Aims and Objectives Stakeholders Changing world of ICT and Technology Business rewards and risks Ethics and sustainability The UK Economy. External Assessment: The course is 75% coursework and 25% external exam. Internal Assessment: The course comprises of mock assignments which build up to the skills required for the externally assessed assignments
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Lightcliffe Academy, Stoney Lane, Lightcliffe, Halifax, HX3 8TL Tel: 01422 201028 Fax: 01422 204615 contactus@lightcliffeacademy.co.uk Abbey Multi Academy Trust, c/o Chapter House, Abbey Grange Church of England Academy, Butcher Hill, Leeds, LS16 5EA Tel: 0113 257877 enquiries@abbeytrust.org
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