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Business Studies A Level at Carmel College

Course description

In Business you will learn the principles behind how to run your own company or manage effectively. This includes how to manage people as well as making strategic decisions in any workplace. You will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to analyse data, think critically about issues and make informed decisions; all skills that are needed for further study and employment.

Course content

The initial part of the course includes an introduction into how to become an entrepreneur as well as an introduction into money matters which gives you more knowledge on increasing profits, recruiting and managing employees, operations management plus marketing topics.

You will then go on to critically assess bigger multinational firms such as Apple and Google and explore how to manage their financial strategies to improve profits, strategies to take on the competition, operational strategies to improve products and HR strategies to improve employee relations. These are the four cornerstones of managing a successful business.

Entry requirements

You will need GCSE grade C in both Maths and English.

Assessment

Exam Board - EDUQAS

Business Studies is all exams based, there is no coursework.

Future opportunities

Our students go on to study a wide range of courses at university all over the UK and beyond. Most universities have a Business School. There are Business courses and more focused courses, such as in Finance, Management or Marketing but many degrees will mix Business with other disciplines, such as Languages, Economics and Law.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carmel College directly.

Last updated date: 05 September 2016

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