If you have ever wondered why a particular business is so successful, how global events affect all businesses or what it takes to be an entrepreneur, then this is the subject for you!
Studying Business at GCSE is perfect if you enjoy communicating and explaining your ideas, thinking creatively and making decisions, working with numbers to solve business problems and learning about the world of business through a real experience in the Peter Jones Tycoon Enterprise Competition. The course will give you an understanding of what is involved in a business-related profession like accountancy, law, marketing or the leisure and tourism industry. It will also help you develop skills in making decisions and developing persuasive arguments, creative and practical problem solving and understanding data, finance and communication.
Studying Business at A Level offers exciting opportunities to explore the business world using case studies in a range of contexts. The course we follow covers a wide variety of business areas, from marketing, finance and human resources to operations, globalisation and the economy. We look at national and worldwide events and analyse them using business theory. The course also emphasises the numerical skills needed for business, including preparing cash flow forecasts and income statements, as well as working out the elasticity of a particular product or service.
In today’s globally competitive environment, the study of business theory and practice helps students to accrue vital knowledge while developing their skills in decision making, problem solving and critical analysis.