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Business Studies

Curriculum Overview

KS4 Enterprise

Students in Enterprise will follow the Pearson BTEC Tech Award syllabus. This course is split into 3 units of study.

 Exploring Enterprises

Learners will examine different local enterprises to develop their knowledge and understanding of the characteristics of enterprises and the skills needed by entrepreneurs.

This component will give you an understanding of the factors that contribute to a successful enterprise. You will develop transferable skills, such as research and data analysis, which will support your progression to Level 2 or 3 vocational or academic qualifications.

Planning for and Pitching an Enterprise Activity

Learners will individually select an idea for a micro-enterprise activity to plan and pitch. They will individually pitch their business plan for their idea to an audience and then use the feedback to review their plan and pitch.

Promotion and Finance for Enterprise

Learners will explore the different promotional methods used by enterprises and the factors that influence how enterprises identify and target their market. Learners will explore financial documents and how to use them to monitor and improve the performance of an enterprise in order to make decisions and recommend strategies for success.

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