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Business and Management BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at St Hilda's Church of England High School

Course description

Students will gain 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. They will develop 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.

They will analyse how marketing, research and planning and the marketing mix are used by all organisations and how the collection and management of business information and the successful communication of that information throughout a business is crucial for success.

On completion of the core units, students will focus on gaining the skills required to successfully manage a business. This includes developing knowledge that can improve the workplace, through an understanding of the importance of staff training and development. Knowledge will be gained in how to successfully plan, implement and run a business event alongside practical skills of working in a team and developing the skills required to be a team leader.

Students will visit local businesses and have the opportunity to listen to outside speakers. Teaching will be classroom based using case studies and videos.

Course content

Mandatory Units:
Unit 1 - The Business Environment
Unit 2 - Business Resources
Unit 3 - Introduction to Marketing
Unit 4 - Business Communication

Management Pathway Units:
Unit 17 - Training in the Business Workplace
Unit 18 - Managing a Business Event
Unit 19 - Developing Teams in Business
Unit 20 - Managing Physical Resources in a Business Environment

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs A*- C


All units will be assessed through coursework tasks. There are no examinations for any of the units. Students will complete each unit and be graded pass, merit or distinction based On successful completion of tasks.

Future opportunities

The course will give a strong grounding in any Business environment whilst developing additional skills for those looking to pursue a career in Business Management. Students may wish to continue their education or enter the workplace. This is course is broadly equivalent to one GCE A Level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Hilda's Church of England High School directly.

Last updated date: 12 June 2015

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