BTEC Business introduces students to a wide range of business topics through a variety of vocational assessment methods. These methods include coursework, controlled assessment, business reports and role play. It is 100% internally assessed for students starting the course in September 2017. The exam board is Pearson.
What will I study?
Student studying BTEC Business as a single option will cover the following units over two years:
Unit 1- The Business Environment: covering types of businesses and the effects of the economy.
Unit 2- Business Resources: an introduction to finance.
Unit 3- Introduction to Marketing: looking at the marketing mix and market research.
Unit 4- Business Communication: study how businesses use communication to achieve their goals.
Unit 9- Creative Production Promotion: create and promote a ‘Battle of the Bands’ gig.
Unit 36- Starting a Small Business: create a business plan for your own business idea.
Students will study local businesses and there are planned opportunities to visit Chester Zoo and the Trafford Centre, amongst others.
Where might it lead?
Business Studies can prepare you for a career in management, accountancy, banking, marketing, retail or simply running your own business. All our students leave Sir John Deane’s more aware of themselves as a consumer in the modern world and most importantly, of the power that gives them.