12BUS

Year 12 Business Studies (12BUS)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. Reyneke

Studying business enables students to appreciate the issues that challenge businesses and stakeholders.  In a rapidly changing world it is important that citizens are able to make informed and rational decisions about business matters.  Group work, work ethic and commitment are characteristics required by students.

Students doing this course will run a business in the community and all profits will be donated to a community organisation.

This course leads to a range of possible careers:

  • Students often cater for school events and they can open their own business after school in Food Technology
  • Performing Arts students regularly stage events that require marketing, budgeting and money handling
  • Plumbers, electricians, mechanics etc. need business skills to run their own enterprises.

Course Overview

Term 1
AS90848 - 2.6 Carry out, review and refine a business activity within a community context with guidance.
AS90846 - 2.4 Conduct market research for a new or existing product.

Term 2
Two market days
Finish Business Plan
AS91865 - 2.7 Demonstrate understanding of future proofing influences that affect business viability.

Term 3
AS90843 - 2.1 Demonstrate understanding of the internal operations of a large business.

Term 4
Revision

Pre-requisites

Pass Level 1 Business Studies

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbooks approximately $45

Assessment Information

Students are assessed by completing internals as well as one external at the end of the year.

Pathway

Administrative
Advertising & Marketing
Agriculture & Horticulture
Automotive
Education
Finance
Hospitality
Information Technology
Management & Consulting
Manufacturing
Property Services
Retail
Transport & Logistics

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90843 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of the internal operations of a large business
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90846 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 2.4 - Conduct market research for a new or existing product
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 90848 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 2.6 - Carry out, review and refine a business activity within a community context with guidance
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 9
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91865 v1
NZQA Info
Agribusiness 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of future proofing influences that affect business viability
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 3