This exciting BTEC course is an ideal choice for students with entrepreneurial ambitions who want to cover a range of business areas including marketing, finance and communications. The course introduces students to a wide range of business topics through a variety of assessment methods. These methods include coursework, controlled assessment, business reports, role play and an exam.
What will I study?
This fascinating course covers areas such as the business environment, which looks at different types of businesses and the effects of the economy, as well as business resources, which provides a great introduction to finance.
You will also get to study marketing and business communication as well as other areas including business ethics, human resources and enterprise. You will learn about managing and running an event and 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?
Studying Business can prepare you for a career in management, accountancy, banking, marketing, retail or simply running your own business. All of 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.