Business Studies

Key Stage 4

Programme of study for students in Business

NCFE Level 2 VCert in Business and Enterprise

Students will study Level 2 VCert in Business and Enterprise. The examined unit is completed at the end of Year 11 in May / June.

Students will study four units:

Unit 1 : Introduction to Business – Internally Assessed Coursework. This unit gives students an introduction to business and enterprise. It introduces them to start up projects and helps them identify risks and rewards

Unit 2 : Marketing for Business and Enterprise – External Examination at end of Year 11. This unit provides an insight to students into market research, and different marketing opportunities and techniques.

Unit 3 : Finance for Business and Enterprise – Internally Assessed Coursework. This unit provides students with a basic knowledge and understanding of business finance for a new business or enterprise.

Unit 4 : Plan, Develop and Participate in a Business or Enterprise Project – Internally Assessed Coursework. Students will develop a project plan and implement the project. Students will then go on to evaluate the overall success of the project.