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IBCP Business Management BLOCK A at Northfleet School for Girls

Course description

The business management course
is designed to develop students’
knowledge and understanding of
business management and theories,
as well as their ability to apply a
range of tools and techniques.
Students learn to analyse, discuss
and evaluate business activities
at local, national and international
levels.
The course covers a range of
organisations from all sectors,
as well as the cultural and
economic contexts in which those
organisations operate and a focus
on the ethical concerns they face.
 
This course will suit a student
who is hardworking and wants
to develop their
understanding of interdisciplinary
concepts from a business
management perspective.
 

Course content

The course is composed of five
units:
Unit 1: Business Organisation and
Environment
Unit 2: Human Resource
Management
Unit 3: Finance and Accounts
Unit 4: Marketing
Unit 5: Operations Management

Entry requirements

5 A*-C GCSE Grades

Assessment

Assessment on the course is both
internal and external.
The external element consists
of two written exam papers and
accounts for 75% of the final grade.
The internal element is assessed
through a written commentary
on a real issue facing a particular
organisation and accounts for 25%
of the final grade.

Future opportunities

The business management
course prepares you for a career
in business, which may stretch
across any sector or industry.
Your career options are therefore
varied and may include roles in
industries as diverse as chemicals,
utilities, fashion, health, grocery
and construction as they all
require functional managers with
a clear understanding of systems,
efficiency and operational issues.
Students can use their qualification
to gain employment directly from
school, to apply for apprenticeships
or to study business related course
in Higher Education.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northfleet School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 16 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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