NCEA Course Booklet

Business & Enterprise

Year 12

Prerequisites Any Level 1 Commerce course would be an advantage.

The following Achievement Standards will be assessed: • AS 91868 (4 credits – internal) Demonstrate understanding of cash-flow forecasting for a business. • AS 90846 (3 credits – internal) Conduct market research for a new or existing product. • AS 90847 (3 credits – internal) Investigate the application of motivation theory in a business. • AS90843 (4 credits – external) Demonstrate understanding of the internal operations of a large business. • AS 90845 (4 credits – external) Apply business knowledge to a critical problem(s) in a given large business context.

Exclusions A student can take only Business and Enterprise OR Agribusiness. Unless approved by the Assistant Principal – Curriculum. Description Business & Enterprise at Year 12 looks at organisations of 20 employees or more from a range of different sectors. The course takes a practical look at how businesses operate, both internally and in response to the external environment. The course will involve using several ‘real-life’ examples, guest speakers and business visits to ensure students gain insight and experience into the theory they are learning. Assessment The course contributes towards NCEA Level 2, with 8 of the 18 credits externally assessed through examination, and the remaining 10 credits internally assessed.

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