L1BUSM

L1 Business Management

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs N. Poffley

This course provides students with an introduction to Business. Students will study a selection of concepts and skills related to operating a small business. It is a good starting point for students wanting to pursue a career in Business Management, as well as for students wanting to gain business knowledge to better equip themselves when they enter the business world. 

As part of this subject students will operate a small business at a Market Day. 

Topics covered include business formation, functions of business - marketing and production, people in business, business management and business environment; all in relation to small businesses.

This course will be assessed to a selection of L1 Business Achievement Standards. Assessment is a combination of both internally and externally assessed standards. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 20 credits at L1 from a selection of 22 available credits.


Course Costs

During the year additional capital will be required to set up a Market Day business activity (not usually a large amount).
Field trip to Rotorua - 1 day - Approx $60 (TBC).

Required Prior Learning

Entry is open, but subject to approval from the HOD.


Pathway

Career Pathways

Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 3503 v6
NZQA Info
Communicate in a team or group to complete a routine task

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90837 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 1.1 - Demonstrate an understanding of internal features of a small business

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90838 v3
NZQA Info
Business Studies 1.2 - Demonstrate an understanding of external factors influencing a small business

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90840 v3
NZQA Info
Business Studies 1.4 - Apply the marketing mix to a new or existing product

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90841 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 1.5 - Investigate aspects of human resource processes in a business

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90842 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 1.6 - Carry out and review a product-based business activity within a classroom context with direction

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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