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Business Studies BTEC Level 3 at Gordano School

Course description

Learners will already be familiar with organisations through having dealt with them as customers or employees. One of the aims of this course is to build on these experiences and learn to ‘walk in the shoes’ of owners, stakeholders and managers of
organisations through a range of business activities.

Course content

Unit 1 Exploring Business
In this unit you will study the purposes of different businesses, their structure, the effect of the external environment, and how they need to be dynamic and innovative to survive.

Unit 2 Developing a Marketing Campaign
In this unit you will gain an overview of the key ingredients for business success, how businesses are organised, how they communicate, the characteristics of the environment in which they operate, and how this shapes them and their activities. You will also look at the importance of innovation and enterprise to the success and survival of businesses, with the associated risks and benefits.

Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance
This unit includes aspects of both personal and business finance. Personal finance involves the understanding of why money is important and how managing your money can help prevent future financial difficulties. It is vital you understand the financial
decisions you will need to take throughout your life and how risk can affect you and your choices.
 

Unit 8 Recruitment and Selection Process
Recruiting the right people is essential to the success of a business. It is important that the processes and procedures involved in recruitment and selection meet the needs of the business and comply with current regulations. You will learn that successful recruitment is key to maintaining the success of a business, as people are often considered to be the most valued resource.

Entry requirements

Good IT and written skills are essential.

Assessment

Your assessments will all be assignment based.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 January 2017

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