Business Studies is an exciting and dynamic subject that reflects the ever-changing nature of the business world. Students will study a wide range of business concepts and theories; from human resources, finance and marketing to business strategy, all of which will give them a winning edge in the employment market. The course aims to introduce students to the principles of business and how to set up a business, including researching the market and employing people. The course also aims to focus on the strategic management of larger organisations and exploring how businesses manage change.
What Is Business?
Managers, Leaders and Decision-Making
Decision making to improve Marketing Performance Decision making to improve Operational Performance Decision making to improve Financial Performance Decision making to improve Human Resource Performance
Analysing the strategic Position of a Business
Choosing Strategic Direction
Strategic methods: How to pursue Strategies
Managing Strategic Change
Three external examination papers which are equally weighted
Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and Grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics. *Please note with government changes to GCSE grading system (9-1) we reserve the right to adjust subject entry requirements and to withdraw subjects which do not meet minimum numbers. *All subject specific entry requirements are in addition to the General Entry Requirements
Previous students who have successfully completed this course have gone on to pursue degrees in business management, events management, human resources management, international management and marketing. Others have accessed popular combined degree courses such as ICT with business and law with business.