Curriculum

Business Studies

Business Studies

WHAT is this subject about?
Business Studies provides students with an insight into the structure, running and organisation of a business. The Cambridge National Certificate in Business and Enterprise comprises three units: Introduction to Business, Planning for Work & Setting Up and Running an Enterprise.

WHY should I choose this subject?
Business skills are essential for success in employment and provide fundamental knowledge required by employers, in addition to providing transferable skills for future study. The Cambridge National Certificate in Business and Enterprise introduces pupils to the concepts and principles of running a business as well preparing pupils for future employment.

WHEN and HOW am I assessed?
During the course you will take a written examination and carry out 2 controlled assessment tasks. Assessment will take place in year 11, in January and summer exams.

WHERE could this subject take me in the future?
This Cambridge National Certificate in Business and Enterprise supports progression to: A-level Business Studies, Economics and Accounting, NVQs in Administration or Accounting and other vocational training such as National Diploma. The Cambridge National Certificate in Business and Enterprise will also provide students with the necessary background knowledge for entry-level positions in businesses.

Exam board website

http://www.ocr.org.uk/

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