10BUS

10 Business Studies

Although next year timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January.

Course Description

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.

Course Content:

  • 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

None required 

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

Highly recommend the Y10 Accounting Workbook $7 from the stationery shop

Pathway

This course leads to Business Studies, Economics, Accounting and Legal Studies as options at various school levels.

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Disclaimer

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.