Applied Business A Level at Kingsmead School
UNIT 12: Managing People
In this externally assessed unit, candidates will be required to demonstrate that they understand how different types of management style impact upon the way in which a business operates and upon the staff who work in it. They should be able to recognise that different management styles are appropriate in different situations and be able to discuss whether a particular style is appropriate in a given situation.
This unit builds on Unit 2 People in Business
UNIT 8: Business Planning
In this portfolio assessed unit, candidates will be given the opportunity to produce a structured business plan for a new product or service. The plan should be suitable to present to an external lender, such as a bank, who might provide finance for a new or existing business, or to an internal stakeholder, such as a senior manager, who may have the authority to give the go-ahead for the business idea.
This unit is a synoptic unit which gives candidates the opportunity to apply enterprise, team working and presentation skills as well as applying the skills and knowledge learnt through other units in the specification.
UNIT 15: Financial Accounting for Managers
In this externally assessed unit, candidates will be required to understand the fundamental accounting concepts and terminology that are used in accounting. The unit will provide an overview of the bookkeeping system. Candidates will learn about the main checks within a financial accounting system. They will be expected to be able to comment upon them but will not be required to prepare these documents. Candidates will need to understand the purpose of financial statements and the concepts that underpin them in order to understand what they mean.
This unit builds on Unit 3 Financial Planning and Monitoring
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kingsmead School directly.