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Business Studies Level 3 BTEC Subsidary Diploma at Dyson Perrins CofE Academy

Course description

Business Studies involves a range of skills, both quantitative and qualitative, Business Studies complements virtually any other level 3 course. It represents an excellent choice for candidates who are seeking breadth without venturing into wholly unfamiliar territory.For those planning university studies, it encourages skills useful for any course. For those planning a career in business, or one where business techniques will be useful, it provides opportunities for developing practical skills, as well as an overview of business theory and issues.For anyone, it encourages an interest in the world outside school and provides some excellent life skills in basic financial understanding.<br />

Unit 1 - The Business Environment The aim of this unit is to give you the fundamental knowledge of a range of business organisations, and the many factors that shape the nature of organisations operating in an increasingly complex business world.
Unit 2 - Business Resources
The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge of the range of human, physical, technological and financial resources required in an organisation, and how the management of these resources can impact on business performance.
Unit 3 - Introduction to Marketing
The aim and purpose of this unit is to give you an understanding of how marketing, research and planning and the marketing mix are used by all organisations.
Unit 4 - Business Communication
The aim of this unit is to show you that the collection and management of business information, and the successful communication of that in information throughout a business, is critical for the future prosperity of the organisation.

The final 2 units can vary depending on which pathway the class wish to specialise in. These include Management, Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing, Law, General, Administration, Logistics and Retail.

Entry requirements

Although it is not necessaru to have studied Business Studies or related courses previously, you need to have an active interest in business matters and be numerically competent.St􀂧dents also need to be able to write clearly, think logically and be able to apply business knowledge to real life business sit􀂧ations.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Dyson Perrins CofE Academy directly.

Last updated date: 23 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years