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Business at Kingsley Academy

Course description

About Business Studies AS/A2 Applied Do you intend to work in business? Are you ready to discover the ins and outs of being in business? Do you have the skills to be a successful entrepreneur? This course suits students with mature interests in their career. You should be prepared to read the quality papers and to follow current affairs in both business, economic and employment spheres. As/A2 Applied Business Studies Course Details/Outline: The course aims to develop a practical understanding of concepts, theories and methods, applying these to an analysis of the world of work. Topics studied include: * Management * Accountancy * Marketing * Market Research * Human Resource Management * Business Enterprise * Administration There will be regular contact with real businesses and the opportunity to visit local businesses to examine their systems and methods of working. * You will be advised of appropriate research methods and sources of information. * There are constant opportunities to use IT for research and assignments. * There are numerous opportunities to make presentations, work in groups and conduct fieldwork research. * There are frequent opportunities to collect evidence in Key Skills in application of number, ICT and communication.

Entry requirements

* 5 A* - C GCSE passes, preferably including Business Studies * Interests in economic events, companies, advertising, careers, profit & loss. Strong ICT skills.

Future opportunities

Industry, City (including Investments), New Media, Human Resources* Finance, Business, Commercial disciplines, IT

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kingsley Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years