Level 2 Business Studies

BUSN2
Course Description

The aim of this course is to give students an understanding of how business operates as part of the New Zealand economy. Students will also develop skills in preparing and refining a business plan for their own business. They will also carry out market research based on a product. This course will enable students to explain the need for an enterprise culture in New Zealand.

The main topics studied will be the following:

develop and refine a business plan for your own business entity
design, conduct, and present market research for a product
explain motivation theories and practice
explain the roles and skills of managers and leaders
explain organisational culture.
explain sustainable (economic) business expectations and practices
explain ethical expectations and issues relating to business activities


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

None specified.


Recommended Prior Learning Students enrolling in this course should be creative, innovative and be prepared to work outside the box.
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90848 v2 Business Studies 2.6 - Carry out, review and refine a business activity within a community context with guidance
2
I
9
Y
A.S. 90847 v2 Business Studies 2.5 - Investigate the application of motivation theory in a business
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 90846 v2 Business Studies 2.4 - Conduct market research for a new or existing product
2
I
3
Y
Y
A.S. 90843 v2 Business Studies 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of the internal operations of a large business
2
E
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.