Level 3 Business

BUS301
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Taura

Recommended Prior Learning

Students must have gained 12 NCEA L2 Finance 201 Credits or 12 NCEA Level 2 English credits or gain the discretion of the Head of Department.



The course consists of two parts:
Study of the operation of New Zealand businesses in a Global context, including their internal operations, reactions to external factors and the ways in which businesses respond to critical problems.

Students will also be involved in developing a full marketing plan for a new or existing product. Following this, some students may be offered the opportunity to start an innovative, sustainable business venture, carrying out that venture and reviewing the effectiveness of its operation.

This subject is a University Approved subject.

METHODS OF ASSESSMENT:
Internal Assignment and Optional External Examination Assessment.



Faculties:

Commerce



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Whilst there are no set course costs, please be aware that any students involved in completing the requirements for AS91384 may incur start up and running costs. The level of these costs will be dependent on the business activity undertaken.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91379 v2 Business Studies 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of how internal factors interact within a business that operates in a global context
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91382 v2 Business Studies 3.4 - Develop a marketing plan for a new or existing product
3
I
6
Y
6r *
A.S. 91384 v2 Business Studies 3.6 - Carry out, with consultation, an innovative and sustainable business activity
3
I
9
Y
9r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.