Welcome to the Business Education department.
Your teacher in Business Education is Mr Connolly
Subjects covered in Business Education are:
The course enables candidates to develop:
- knowledge and understanding of the ways in which society relies on business to satisfy needs and wants
- an insight into the systems organisations use to ensure customers’ needs are met
- enterprising skills and attributes
- financial awareness, in a business context
- an insight into how organisations organise their resources for maximum efficiency and to improve their overall performance
- an awareness of how external influences impact on organisations
Candidates are introduced to the business environment while developing skills, knowledge and understanding of enterprise, and the role of different types of business organisations in society. They also learn about the internal and external environments in which organisations operate, and the role of stakeholders in business.
Management of marketing
Candidates develop skills, knowledge and understanding of the importance to organisations of having effective marketing systems. They learn about the processes and procedures organisations use to maintain competitiveness, and how marketing can be used to communicate effectively with consumers, maximising customer satisfaction.
Management of operations
Candidates develop skills, knowledge and understanding of the importance to organisations of having effective operations systems. They learn about the processes and procedures used to maintain quality through the effective management of suppliers, inventory, and methods of production in an ethical manner.
Management of people
Candidates develop skills, knowledge and understanding of the issues facing organisations when managing people. They learn about the theories, concepts and processes relating to human resource management, and how employees contribute to the success of organisations.
Management of finance
Candidates develop skills, knowledge and understanding of the issues facing organisations when managing finance. They learn about the basic theories, concepts and processes relating to financial aspects of business, when preparing and interpreting information to solve financial problems facing organisations.
This Course will build on the skills, knowledge and understanding gained in National 5 Business Management or, for some learners, can act as an entry to the study of business.
The Course aims to enable learners to develop and extend:
♦ knowledge and understanding of the ways in which society relies on businesses and other organisations to satisfy its needs
♦ an understanding of a range of methods businesses and other organisations use to ensure customers’ needs are met
♦ understanding of enterprising skills and attributes by providing opportunities to study relatively complex business issues
♦ understanding of business-related financial matters
♦ an understanding of the ways businesses and other organisations can use resources to achieve maximum efficiency
♦ an understanding of the steps taken by businesses and other organisations to improve overall performance and effectiveness
♦ knowledge and understanding of the main effects that external influences, such as economic impact and sustainability, have on large organisations
Please click on the links above for more information on each subject area.