L1 Business Management

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs N. Poffley

Required Prior Learning

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

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.

Learning Areas:

Business & Accounting / Digital Technologies

Assessment Procedures

L2 Accounting for Management, L2 Business Management

Career Pathways

Market Research Analyst, Mortgage Broker, Office Manager, Payroll Officer, Policy Analyst, Tertiary Lecturer, Purchasing/Supply Officer, Production Manager, Project Manager, Property Manager, Recruitment Consultant, Building and Construction Manager, Secondary School Teacher, Telemarketer, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Travel Agent/Adviser, Management Consultant, Network Administrator, Marketing Specialist, Career Consultant, Data Analyst, Managing Director/Chief Executive, Emergency Management Officer, Insurance Claims Officer, Communications Professional, Information Technology Manager, Event Manager, Storeperson, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Holiday Park Manager, Sales Representative, Crop Farmer/Manager, Auditor, Customs Broker/Freight Forwarder, Accounts Officer, Customs Officer, Systems Administrator, Actuary, Administration Officer, Finance Manager, Advertising Specialist, Sales and Marketing Manager, Foreign Policy Officer, Visual Merchandiser, Business Analyst, Economist, Retail Manager, Human Resources Adviser, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Importer/Exporter, Financial Adviser, Barrister, Forest Manager, Bank Worker, Hotel/Motel Manager, Farmer/Farm Manager, Health Services Manager, Immigration Officer

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).

Pathway Tags

Advertising specialist, Sales and Marketing Manager, Agricultural Consultant, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Event Manager, Financial Advisor, Hotel/Motel Manager, Importer/Exporter, Human Resources Advisor, Insurance Loss Adjuster, Marketing Specialist, Office Manager, Production Manager, Project Manager, Purchasing/Supply Officer, Recruitment Consultant, Retail Manager, Accountant, Business Analyst, Management Consultant, Managing Director, Chief Executive, Market Research Analyst, Policy Analyst, Financial Manager, Foreign Policy Officer, International Business Manager

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