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Business A Level at Paget High School

Course description

A course for students who wish to develop their understanding of the internal functions of business organisations, the dynamic external environment within which a business operates and major topical issues that can generate change for business organisations.

Course content

Business Paper 1, 2 and 3:

  • What is a business?
  • Managers, leadership 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

Assessment

Assessment of all units is by examinations which will be taken in June. Grades are the familiar ‘A’ level grades of A* to E.

Students do not need to have studied Business Studies in KS4.

Future opportunities

Students pursue studies at degree level at university or move into employment in areas such as accounting, human resources, marketing and business operations.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Paget High School directly.

Last updated date: 01 March 2017
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