*Between the 29th of June and 12th of July first year A Level students will need to undertake work experience.
What will I learn?
Excellent attendance along with a genuine interest in business organisations is vital. You will show your commitment by keeping up to date with topical business news and developing your independent learning skills through research and application.
You will build confidence, analytical and evaluative skills through debates, something which is vital for employability and for success in higher education.
Visits, speakers and a range of activities help to simulate real life business environments.
- Marketing and People – you will develop an understanding of customer needs, the market, the marketing mix and strategy as well as, how people are managed and entrepreneurs and leaders
- Managing Business Activities – topics covered within this unit include raising finance, financial planning, managing finance, resource management and external influences
- Business Decisions and Strategy – you will explore business objectives and strategy, business growth, decision-making techniques, competitiveness and how to manage change
- Global Business – in Unit 4 topics such as globalisation, global markets and global industries will be covered
What grades will I need?
Five GCSEs at A*-C/9-4 (including a C/5 or above in English Language and Maths)
BTEC Level 2 Qualifications considered in subject related courses.
- Customer service