Business Studies

Business Studies

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Project Description

Exam Board: AQA

Subject Aims

We are offering a qualification that is engaging and inspiring, and which reflects the demands of a truly modern and evolving business environment – this is a qualification that enables students to develop as commercially minded and enterprising individuals and will help them to succeed in their chosen pathway. The engaging themes will spark students’ imagination and inspire commercial thinking as they develop their business knowledge.

Curriculum overview

  • 1 What is business?
  • 2 Managers, leadership and decision making
  • 3 Decision making to improve marketing performance
  • 4 Decision making to improve operational performance
  • 5 Decision making to improve financial performance
  • 6 Decision making to improve human resource performance
  • 7 Analysing the strategic position of a business
  • 8 Choosing strategic direction
  • 9 Strategic methods: how to pursue strategies
  • 10 Managing strategic change

Subject staff

Mrs E Williams – Head of Business and Economics
Mrs S Jepson – Head of Sixth Form and Business and Economics teacher
Mr C Bradbury – Gifted and Talented Coordinator and Business teacher
Miss N Smyth – Teacher of Business
Mr A Reynolds – Teacher of ICT and Business

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