L1 Business Management

L1BUSM
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.


Pathway

L2 Accounting for Management, L2 Business Management

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.



Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 3503 v6 Communicate in a team or group to complete a routine task
1
I
2
A.S. 90837 v2 Business Studies 1.1 - Demonstrate an understanding of internal features of a small business
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90838 v3 Business Studies 1.2 - Demonstrate an understanding of external factors influencing a small business
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90840 v3 Business Studies 1.4 - Apply the marketing mix to a new or existing product
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90841 v2 Business Studies 1.5 - Investigate aspects of human resource processes in a business
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90842 v2 Business Studies 1.6 - Carry out and review a product-based business activity within a classroom context with direction
1
I
6
Y
Total Credits

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

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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