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Business Studies at Shrewsbury Sixth Form College

Course description

AS Year 1

* Planning and Financing a Business - the planning involved in setting up a business Overview of activities involved in starting a business, resources required, financial implications etc.

* Managing a Business - once the business is up and running this is about how you manage it Managing the following: People, Operations Management/ Production, Finance and Marketing.

A2 Year 2

* Strategies/Planning for Success Looking into strategies/plans to achieve success in the four areas mentioned above, measuring business performance, i.e. how well is the business doing?

* The Business Environment and Managing Change External influences that affect a business - economic, political, legal, social and ethical. The Management of Change - every business goes through changes and this looks at how this is managed. This is mainly national/multi national businesses.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at C grade or above with at least a D grade in Mathematics and English Language.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shrewsbury Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 06 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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