Course Title: General Applied in Business Grading: Pass – Distinction* Course Overview: This qualification is aimed at students who are in full time Level 3 education and wish to progress to higher education and/or pursue a career in business and business related subjects. It is a substantial vocational qualification which provides a broad and deep understanding of business knowledge and skills to support progress to higher education and is suitable for learning alongside other Level 3 and A Level qualifications. This course can also prepare students to take up employment in business and entrepreneurship: it develops the fundamental knowledge and skills recognized as most important by employers. Students are assessed not only on knowledge and understanding but on how these can shape their practical skills in beginning to realize their own plans about business. Students will learn about the way in which any venture in business is a function of the relationship between its people, its marketing, its finance and its ability to deliver operationally on its commitments. The units studied are: Applied General Certificate (equivalent to half of an A level course) Unit 1 – Financial Planning and Analysis Unit 2 – Business Dynamics Unit 3 Entrepreneurial Opportunities Applied General Extended Certificate (equivalent to a full A level course) Unit 4 – Managing and Leading People Unit 5 – Developing a Business Proposal Plus one further optional unit, selected from the following: Unit 6 – E-business Implementation Unit 7 – Managing an Event Unit 8 – Marketing Communications External Assessment: Financial planning and analysis – Exam – 1 hour 30 minutes Business dynamics – Coursework Entrepreneurial opportunities – Assignment Managing and leading people – Exam – 1 hour 30 minutes Developing a business proposal – Coursework Managing an event – Coursework Internal Assessment: The external units comprise as part of the internal assessments.
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