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									GCSE Applied Business
      (Double Award)




         Business & ICT
          Department
            Course outline
• Applied Business is worth two GCSE
  grades (AA*-GG)
• The course allows you to learn
  independently and collaboratively
• You will complete two coursework based
  units and two exam based units
• Each unit contributes a significant amount
  to your overall final grade
                   Business & ICT
                    Department
                      Units
 Unit 1: Business in Action (examination)


Why do people
  set up a                                 If interest rates
 business?                                   go down – is
                                              that a good
                      Imagine if all the
                     computers did not           thing?
   I wonder what     work. What would
     made them           happen?
   build that shop
        there?
                      Business & ICT
                       Department
                Units
 Unit 2: Making Your Mark in Business
         (controlled coursework)

 Why do
businesses                       Who makes the
advertise?                       decisions and
                   Is good           why?
                  customer
                service really
                 important?
 How do they
seem to know
 what I need
 before I do?
                Business & ICT
                 Department
                      Units
Unit 3: Working in Business (examination)


  What if the
  employees                                 What different
don’t agree with                            types of jobs
                    Who is in
 the owners?                                 could I do?
                    charge of
                   Marketing and
                      Sales?
                                Is profit the
                                    most
                                 important
                                   thing?
                      Business & ICT
                       Department
                  Units
       Unit 4: Business and You
       (controlled coursework)

            How do I
                                   How would I get
         prepare for a              the necessary
        job interview?                skills to be
Can I really be                      successful?
 sacked for
 being a few                               Can you
 minutes late                             handle the
  now and                               responsibility?
   again?
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                      Is it for me?
   “The trip to Jaguar was “The coursework is really
   great. I never knew there  hard but I like the
                                      “Looking around the store I
   was so much to making independence it gives me in
                               “I didn’t realise
   a car. And talking to one class.”realised that all of the workers
   of the bossessomea real I knew so doing exactly what we
“Time flies by in was
                                      were
   bonus!”                     I buy already. “What planned
                    “Everytime muchhad learnt about inIclass.”
lessons because I am so
wrapped up in my own
                               I’ve I ask
                    something now learnt so       to do with my
   “It was quite scary is it really worth
                    myself     much more          work went a bit
work.”                                            wrong. But I’ve
   interviewing the much?”
                    that       though – not
                                  I never the
   shoppers but they were just from knew the manager was
                                                  changed a few
  “Sometimes I don’t agree responsible for so many people.
                                                  things and it’s
   all really friendly.”       internet but
  with other people’s views – When he told me I didn’t believe
                                                  looking much
                               from other
  so I tell them mine.                            better that
                                  him. Now, I want to donow.”job!”
                               people.”
  Sometimes I’m wrong!”
                             Business & ICT
                              Department
             After Year 11?
• 6th Form – A Level           • Work – Retail,
  Business and/or                Leisure, Financial,
  Economics, BTEC                Production etc
  Business

                         •         Setting up a business
• University – Business, •         Management
  Management, HRM,       •         Multi-skilled
  Economics, Accounts,
  Marketing etc          •         Positive learning
                                   habits and attitude
                       Business & ICT
                        Department
GCSE Applied Business
      (Double Award)




         Business & ICT
          Department

								
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