Applied Business (A Level) at Broadway Academy
An introduction to key business areas: marketing, operations, finance and human resource management. This includes a special focus on decision making – particularly how decisions made in one area can affect the rest of the business.
Topic 1 – What is business?
Topic 2 – Managers, leadership and decision making
Topic 3 – Decision making to improve marketing performance
Topic 4 – Decision making to improve operational performance
Topic 5 – Decision making to improve financial performance
Topic 6 – Decision making to improve human resource performance
Topic 7 – Analysing the strategic position of a business
Topic 8 – Choosing the strategic direction
Topic 9 – Strategic methods: how to pursue strategies
Topic 10 – Managing strategic change
You need at least 5 C grades in above and at least a C in English Language and Maths is essential.
AS-level assessment consists of two 1 hour 30 minute written exams taken at the end of the first year of the two year course.
Both papers will draw on material from the whole course, and will feature a range of question styles including multiple choice questions, short answer questions, essay questions, data response questions and case studies. The results of the AS level do NOT count towards the final A level grade.
A-level assessment consists of three two hour written exams taken at the end of the two year course.
Each exam will be worth a third of the A-level. All three papers will draw on material from the whole course, and will feature a range of question styles including multiple choice questions, short answer questions, essay questions, data response questions and case studies.
Banking, Insurance, Accountancy, Administration, Personnel Management, Marketing,
Sales, Teaching and Logistics.
Mr Mound – Assistant Head teacher/Director of Technical and Vocational Education
How to apply
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