12 Business Studies

12BUS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss L. Smith

This course is designed to give students experience in running their own business. They will learn how both internal and external factors impact a businesses decision making and actions. 

The course content touches on many aspects of business organisation including; 

  • Organisation structure, spans of control and supply chain
  • Sustainability, corporate social responsibility and ethical decisions
  • Understanding and interpreting financial information to make decisions
  • The role and skills of successful managers

A large part of the course requires students to work effectively in teams. Students are encouraged to apply good communication and planning skills to ensure the successful completion of the community business plan.

The objectives of the course are to:

  • Undertake a business activity which has a community focus
  • Complete a market research activity individually
  • Understand internal factors which affect the running of a business
  • Understand how motivational theories can impact the success of a business
  • Apply real life case studies and experience to business theories and concepts

Supports future study in:
Business, marketing, commerce and communication degrees, careers in business, marketing and human relations, international business and agribusiness.


Pathway

13 Business Enterprise & Legal Studies, 13 Business Studies, 13 Economics

Level 3 Business Studies (13BUS), university degrees. It can lead to careers in business, commerce, marketing, financial services. It also supports learning in 13ACC, 13BLS and 13ECO.

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

We strongly recommend the purchase of L2 Business Studies Learning Workbook as a learning enhancement for around $35.00.


Recommended Prior Learning

None


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90843 v2 Business Studies 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of the internal operations of a large business
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 90846 v2 Business Studies 2.4 - Conduct market research for a new or existing product
2
I
3
Y
Y
A.S. 90847 v2 Business Studies 2.5 - Investigate the application of motivation theory in a business
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 90848 v2 Business Studies 2.6 - Carry out, review and refine a business activity within a community context with guidance
2
I
9
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Pathway Tags

business, commerce, marketing, financial services, communications, international business, agribusiness


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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.