10 Business Studies
Teacher in Charge: Miss L. Smith
The dynamic world of business is a rapidly developing area of study and focus for New Zealand. This course aims to encourage students to be entrepreneurial, innovative and to be aware of sustainability practices in business.
In the first half of the year students will develop skills and understanding in Financial Literacy, Accounting and Economics which will allow them to comprehend how and why businesses make decisions. In Term 3 these skills will be transferred into developing a business enterprise where they will create and sell a product and then reflect on the process of forming and managing a business.
In Term 4 students will gain a basic understanding of New Zealand’s Legal System, for example, roles and responsibilities of employers and the rights of young people. Students will also learn about the role tourism plays in the New Zealand economy.
- Financial Literacy
- Business Economics
- Business Accounting
- Enterprise Studies/ Innovation/ Market Day
- Legal Studies
- Business of Tourism
This course leads to Business Studies, Economics, Accounting and Legal Studies as options at various school levels.
Recommended Prior Learning
Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements
Highly recommend the Y10 Accounting Workbook $7 from the stationery shop
We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.