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Business Studies at Calday Grange Grammar School

Course description

Introducing AQA`s course specification for Business Studies for AS-Level. This specification has been designed to: enable candidates to focus on the dynamic nature of the contemporary business world; provide opportunities for research into topical business issues; offer opportunities for the development and application of a full range of academic skills.

Course content

AS outline At AS Level, this specification introduces candidates to the challenges and issues of starting a business, including financial planning. It then explores the key internal functions of business and how the management of these functions can assist in improving the effectiveness and performance of a business. The AS specification has 2 units: Unit 1: Planning and Financing a Business Topic list  Starting a Business - The challenges and issues of starting a business; enterprise; entrepreneurs.  Financial Planning - Key financial concepts needed to start a business including: sources of start up finance, planning cashflow, contribution and break even. Unit 2: Managing a Business Topic list  People - Communication; motivation; recruitment; HR planning.  Operations Management - adding value; quality; customer service;  Finance - improving cash flow, measuring profit, improving profitability.  Marketing and Competition- planning; 4 `P`s; analysing the competitive environment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Calday Grange Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 25 September 2015
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