Level 1 Business Studies

1BUS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Nortje

The aims of this course are to:

 Understand how, as a result of internal and external factors, small business owners make operational decisions that
have consequences for the success of their business.
 Plan, carry out, and then review a one-off business activity, basing recommendations for the future on market
feedback.
 Business themes for Level 1 includes: business formation, functions of business, people in business, business
management and business environment. 

Business studies focuses on knowledge and understanding of the environment within which business activity takes place, the roles and purposes of business activity in both the public and private sectors, how the main types of business and commercial institutions are organized, financed and operated.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90837 v2 Business Studies 1.1 - Demonstrate an understanding of internal features of a small business
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90838 v3 Business Studies 1.2 - Demonstrate an understanding of external factors influencing a small business
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90840 v3 Business Studies 1.4 - Apply the marketing mix to a new or existing product
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90841 v2 Business Studies 1.5 - Investigate aspects of human resource processes in a business
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90842 v2 Business Studies 1.6 - Carry out and review a product-based business activity within a classroom context with direction
1
I
6
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Disclaimer

The courses we offer are reviewed regularly and are subject to change.