Teacher in Charge:Recommended Prior Learning
To be accepted for this course students must have earned NCEA Level 1 or have HOF approval.
Working as a group is a large component of this course so high attendance is vital.
The course enables students to gain an appreciation of the issues that challenge businesses and will give students an opportunity to explore the enterprise culture and to gain knowledge and understanding of good business practices.
What is taught in courses varies from year to year. This course could include:
During this course, students take part in the Young Enterprise Scheme where they develop a product and take it to market. Students undertake roles within a business and get real-life experience in the business world and they get to keep their profits from their sales.
Students create a comprehensive business plan and do intensive market research for their product which is a huge advantage for those wishing to start up their own business one day or wish to study Commerce at university.
Business Studies, Economics, and Accounting are courses that can lead on to careers such as business
management, journalism, politics, banking, valuation, accountancy, law, etc.