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Business Studies at Cheam High School

Course description

Business Studies is a subject that is relevant to all of us as we spend much of our lives dealing with businesses, either as employees or potential customers. Gaining an understanding of how businesses operate will also help equip you for a wide range of careers and for some, will develop your ability to run your own business. Learning about the environment in which businesses operate helps all of us understand and deal with the social, legal, economic, political and technological factors that affect our lives.

Course content

Within business studies you will look at a varied and wide range of topics that will give students an insight into the exciting world of business. Throughout the two years students will look at topics such as:

What is 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

Entry requirements

GCSE grade C in english

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 September 2016
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