13 Business Enterprise & Legal Studies
Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Martin
This course has a business focus and involves the commitment of being part of a Young Enterprise team to set up and run a real business within the school environment. It covers the key requirements of running a business and students will take directorship of a company with an aim of developing an innovative and sustainable business activity. Students will develop their understanding of business theory and will apply that theory through participating in a practical business activity. The Legal Studies component will cover Concepts of Law and Concepts of Justice within the New Zealand Legal System.
Other topics include:
- Effective management roles
- Managerial skills including leading, planning, organising and controlling
- Components of good management practice including business ethics and sustainability.
- Concepts of law, including case studies on Human Rights Act, Crimes Act and Law of Contracts.
- Concepts of justice applied to specific situation, including specific New Zealand case studies
- Evaluating the principles of Restorative and Retributive justice, including New Zealand case studies.
Future Areas of interest and study:
This course provides a broad introduction to some of the necessary business skills and information on the New Zealand legal system applicable to all careers and tertiary study.
Note: This course is NOT approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 9
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
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.