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Applied Business A Level at Kingswood Secondary Academy

Course description

T h i s c o u r s e i s f o r s t u d e n t s w h o a r e i n t e r e s t e d i n d e v e l o p i n g a c r i t i c a l u n d e r s t a n d i n g o f o r g a n i s a t i o n s a n d t h e m a r k e t s t h a t t h e y s e r v e . I f y o u w o u l d l i k e t o l e a r n a b o u t t h e i n t e r n a l w o r k i n g s a n d m a n a g e m e n t o f b u s i n e s s e s a n d t h e e x t e r n a l fa c t o r s t h a t a f f e c t t h e d e v e l o p m e n t o f o r g a n i s a t i o n s , t h e n A p p l i e d B u s i n e s s s h o u l d b e o n e o f y o u r A S s u b j e c t c h o i c e s . Q u e s t i o n s w h i c h a r e a d d r e s s e d i n c l u d e : H o w d o b u s i n e s s e s i d e n t i f y a p r o d u c t t o p r o d u c e?

H o w d o t h e y m a k e a p r o fi t ? H o w a r e m e m b e r s o f s t a f f m o t i v a t e d ?

 

Course content

T h e s i n g l e a w a r d i s s p l i t i n t o u n i t s , w i t h 3 u n i t s s t u d i e d i n Ye a r 1 2 a n d a f u r t h e r 3 i n Ye a r 1 3 . T h e u n i t s a r e :
– I n v e s t i g a t i n g P e o p l e a t W o r k .
– I n v e s t i g a t i n g B u s i n e s s .
– I n v e s t i g a t i n g M a r k e t i n g .
– B u s i n e s s D e v e l o p m e n t .
– M a n a g i n g a n d D e v e l o p i n g P e o p l e .
– O r g a n i s i n g a n Ev e n t .

Entry requirements

+ A* - C g r a d e s a t G C S E i n c l u d i n g C g r a d e o r a b o v e i n E n g l i s h a n d a m e r i t i n b u s i n e s s B T E C .

Assessment

A s s e s s m e n t i s t h r o u g h e x a m i n a t i o n s a n d c o u r s e w o r k a s s i g n m e n t s .

Future opportunities

T h e G C E A p p l i e d B u s i n e s s c o u r s e c o u l d l e a d t o a w h o l e r a n g e o f b u s i n e s s r e l a t e d d e g r e e c o u r s e s , o r a j o i n t d e g r e e s u c h a s b u s i n e s s a n d a f o r e i g n l a n g u a g e , o r b u s i n e s s a n d m e d i a . Ev e n i f y o u d o n o t w i s h t o c o n t i n u e w i t h t h e s u b j e c t , t h e k n o w l e d g e a n d s k i l l s d e v e l o p e d t h r o u g h o u t t h e c o u r s e w i l l t r a n s f e r t o a f u t u r e c a r e e r o r e m p l o y m e n t o p p o r t u n i t y

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kingswood Secondary Academy directly.

Last updated date: 09 July 2015
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