"If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time." Steve Jobs
This course is a broad based qualification that provides the opportunity for students to explore the world of business in a theoretical and practical way. By using research and investigation, students develop a range of transferable skills such as analysis, communicating clearly, making decisions, problem solving, prioritising their work and evaluation, while discovering the problems and opportunities faced by businesses.
Typical Topics Studied:
· Human resources
· External influences
A minimum of grade 4 in Maths and English Lang plus at least 3 other GCSEs at grade 5
Subject Specific Requirements
Grade 5 in Business if taken at GCSE . Grade 5 in English Lang and grade 5 in Maths
Managers leaders and decision making.
Decision making improving marketing, operational, financial and human resource performance. Analysing the strategic position of a business. Choosing strategic direction and choosing strategic methods. Managing strategic change.
1 Written exam: 2 hours
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