Business Studies

To apply knowledge and understanding to different business contexts ranging from small enterprises to large multinationals and businesses operating in local, national and global contexts.

To develop an understanding of how these contexts impact on business behaviour.

To apply knowledge and understanding to business decision making including.

To be able to evaluate the interdependent nature of business activity, influences on business, business operations, finance, marketing and human resources, and how these interdependencies underpin business decision making

To define how different business contexts affect business decisions

To be able to use and explain limitation of quantitative and qualitative data in making business decisions.

To be able to use business terminology to identify and explain business activity

To apply business concepts to familiar and unfamiliar contexts

To develop problem solving and decision making skills relevant to business

Be able to investigate, analyse and evaluate business opportunities and issues

To make justified decisions using both qualitative and quantitative data including its selection, interpretation, analysis and evaluation, and the application of appropriate quantitative skills.

To develop Critical Thinking, Team work, Creativity, Reflection, Independence and Resilience.

To enable students to develop and practice literacy skills including reading, writing, and verbal communication.