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Business Studies A Level at Wanstead High School

Course description

In Year 12 students will study the following topics:
1 What is business?
2 Managers, leadership and decision making
3 Decision making to improve marketing performance
4 Decision making to improve operational performance
5 Decision making to improve financial performance
6 Decision making to improve human resource performance

In Year 13 students will study the following topics:
7 Analysing the strategic position of a business (A level only)
8 Choosing strategic direction (A level only)
9 Strategic methods: how to pursue strategies (A level only)
10 Managing strategic change (A level only)
Students will have to complete three papers worth 33.3% each, of the overall A level grade.

Entry requirements

B (6-9) in English and B (6-9) in Maths
Students do not have to have studied Business Studies at GCSE level but this would be a very great advantage.

Future opportunities

Students wishing to continue their studies can apply for a Higher National Diploma or Degree in such areas as insurance, banking, accounting, marketing, human resources or law.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 31 March 2017
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