12 Business Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss L. Smith

Recommended Prior Learning


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.

Learning Areas:

Social Sciences

Assessment Policy & Procedures

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.

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.