Theme of the week is: Lifestyles
Examining Board: AQA
Method of Assessment
The course will enable students to see business from several points of view, such as those of
the owners, managers, customers and employees. They will learn about the problems and
decisions facing large and small businesses and gain practical skills in making a success of
businesses. They will gain an understanding of business issues and theories. There will be
opportunities for students to apply that knowledge to real business cases. Students will
study Business Ownership and Objectives, Marketing, Accounting and Finance, People in
Organisation, Operations Management and the Business Environment.
A mix of curriculum and case study based lesson practice. Adding in experience from the
wider community and key stakeholder experiences.
Time allocation: 4 hours per week
Private Study Requirement
It is expected that all students will read around the subject and complete all tasks and set
homework. A grasp and understanding of the developing world and economic climate is also
key to personal development
Advisable for following careers
Business and Management, Economics, Accounting and Marketing. Increasing numbers of
universities are offering Business as a joint degree with any other subject. It is also good
preparation for a career in business, banking, insurance or accounting.
Good Combination With
Any AS subject
Link Tutor: Mr N Baldwin