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Business Studies at Guru Nanak Sikh Academy

Course description

Course Content External Environment and Business * Business effects on the community and its environment * External Factors affecting Business * An understanding of the role of the entrepreneur and the effects on other stakeholders. The Ownership and Control of Business * Criteria which distinguishes between the main forms of business *The extent and nature of the growth of business The Aims and Objectives of Business * Objectives of different types of business organisations need to be considered in terms of targets and criteria for success. The Management of People Within a Business * Methods of organising, and controlling business- leadership and motivation. * Functions of Personal Management within a business * The effects and management of change Finance * Business Planning and analysis of profitability * Liquidity and performance The Aims and Objectives of Business * The objectives of different types of Business organisations need to be considered in terms of targets and criteria for success. Production * Resource management * Location decisions Marketing * Markets * Market Research * The Marketing Mix * Legal and ethical constraints Assessment: This course is assessed by one written paper and one piece of coursework. The examination accounts for 75% and the coursework for 25% of the total course mark.

Future opportunities

You could take this course to prepare for an NVQ Level 1 or 2 in a related subject and depending on your other qualifications, you could progress onto courses leading to the Advanced GCE in Business Studies or Applied Business Studies. With further training, you could go into a job related to business by working for a wide range of companies in areas of marketing, finance, human resources or public relations. You could also go straight into employment as the course is delivered through a work-based training programme, will help you develop the artistic skills, knowledge and understanding that lots of employers are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Guru Nanak Sikh Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years