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Business Faculty

The Business Faculty offers a variety of subjects that allow students to gain real-life learning experiences. This range of subjects ensures that we can provide learning opportunities for students of all abilities.

We have a history of high academic achievement with a number of NCEA Scholarships in Accounting and Economics over the past 4 years.

Devices are highly recommended for all Business courses.

Business

  • Credit: Nil
  • Trips: Nil
  • Cost: Nil

Course: Students will learn about the relationå_ship between advertising and consumers, and how businesses try to get us to part with our money. This course will allow students to recognise different marketing strategies. During the course students will also have the opportunity to design a product and develop their own skills using print and on-line or film media to advertise their product. Key objectives: • Understand the tricks of advertising and marketing, and how to do it in a legal manner. • Recognise the importance of a well-designed and thought-out product - how do you meet the needs of consumers? • Research the market for a new product. • During the course students will also be introduced to basic accounting skills as well as the economic language around resource use and production processes.

  • Credit: Nil
  • Trips: 1 cost approx $20
  • Cost: Nil

Course: The emphasis at this level is on individual students and their immediate groupings, such as family and whanau and small business. It will enable students to understand how the individual makes economic and financial decisions. It is aimed at helping them gain the skills needed to manage their personal limited means. This will allow students to participate more effectively in their daily lives as consumers and workers. These skills and understandings will be developed further as students learn how households behave in a collective way in the economy. Students will learn basic accounting concepts, processing of transactions and preparation of financial statements. Students will be provided with opportunities to discover that enterprise and entrepreneurship exist in many forms in their own community and recognise that the establishment and successful operation of any enterprise requires initiative and entrepreneurship.

  • Credit: 19
  • Trips: Nil
  • Cost: Nil
  • Qualification: NCEA Level 1

Course: L1B: This course focuses on how two sectors of the Economy (Households and Firms) interact through the market. That is, how the "Market Forces" (Demand and Supply) work. The major sections of the course are: Section A: Consumers' decisions, producers' decisions, the market. Section B: Thinking skills, investigative skills, statistical skills, decision making skills. During this course students will be expected to develop the skills mentioned in Section B whilst completing the areas covered in Section A.

  • Credit: 18
  • Trips: Nil
  • Cost: $27
  • Qualification: NCEA Level 2
  • Prerequisites: 10 Level 1 Economics credits or Head of Faculty approval

Course: Economics investigates economic issues relevant to modern society. It explores the topics of unemployment, inflation, growth, trade and inequality as well as giving students an introduction to the basic micro and macro-economic theories. Students will learn to define and measure these issues as well as understand their causes and possible effects on us all. Government policies are reviewed in an attempt to develop an awareness of the working of the New Zealand economy. This course will give a useful background for anyone starting out on a career in business as well as an interesting and valuable insight for students intent on tertiary study in Economics.

  • Credit: 20
  • Trips: 1 Cost (approx) $290
  • Cost: $30
  • Qualification: NCEA Level 3
  • Prerequisites: 12 Level 2 Economics credits or Head of Faculty approval

Course: This course is designed to extend the knowledge of those students who have previously studied Economics. The course covers three sections: A theoretical study of the market structures in New Zealand; The role of the government in the provision of goods and services; A study of the macro-economy, looking at the impact of Government policy on international trade, foreign exchange, the money market and unemployment. Emphasis on the skills of analysis and interpretation make this a useful course for students who are looking at tertiary study. Students will also be given the opportunity to work towards Scholarship in this subject and/or take part in the RBNZ Monetary Policy Challenge.

  • Credit: 18
  • Trips: Nil
  • Cost: $10 (Market Day)
  • Qualification: NCEA Level 2
  • Prerequisites: 14 credits in Level 1 English

Course: This course introduces students to the practical aspects of running their own business and being self-employed. They will experience first-hand what it is like to operate a business by undertaking a fund-raising project. Students will also work through units on motivating employees, marketing research, and budgeting. This course is internally assessed and DOES NOT offer subject endorsement. It leads on to Level 3 Business Studies.

  • Credit: 20
  • Trips: Nil
  • Cost: $10 (market day), plus $27 Study Guide
  • Qualification: NCEA Level 2
  • Prerequisites: 12 credits in Level 1 English at Merit or above

Course: This course will introduce students to the inner workings of business organisations in New Zealand. Students will look at the internal operations of a large business and how a large business responds to external factors. They will also undertake a practical investigation by running a social enterprise in the local community. This course offers subject endorsement and leads on to Level 3 Business Studies (Extension).

  • Credit: 18/22
  • Trips: Nil
  • Cost: Nil
  • Qualification: NCEA Level 3
  • Prerequisites: 15 credits in Level 2 Business Studies or Head of Faculty approval

Course: This course develops the leadership skills and business acumen students gained in Level 2 Business Studies. The highlight of this course is a practical business experience which sees students develop, outsource production, market, and sell an innovative and sustainable product. Students will gain valuable experience in leadership, business operations, human resources and collaborating with others. This course is internally assessed and does not offer subject endorsement.

  • Credit: 23
  • Trips: Nil
  • Cost: $35 Young Enterprise Scheme (optional)
  • Qualification: NCEA Level 3
  • Prerequisites: 14 credits in Level 2 Business Studies or Level 2 Business Studies Extension at Merit or higher, or Head of Faculty approval

Course: During this course, students will investigate the global business environment and how businesses compete on the world stage. They will also undertake a complex business activity: developing, marketing, and producing a product for market. This course leads on to further tertiary study in business and commerce.

  • Credit: 17
  • Trips: Nil
  • Cost: $25 plus $5 for Revision Workbook (optional)
  • Qualification: NCEA Level 1

Course: This year gives students an understanding of the business world as it affects the individual. The aim is to provide students with knowledge and skills in Accounting. The skills learnt include the conceptual basis of accounting, processing financial transactions for a small entity, preparation and understanding of financial statements and preparing financial information for a community organisation.

  • Credit: 16
  • Trips: Nil
  • Cost: $25 plus $5 for Revision Workbook (optional)
  • Qualification: NCEA Level 2
  • Prerequisites: 11 credits in Level 1 Accounting or Head of Faculty approval

Course: The aim of this course is to introduce students to manual and computer methods of recording accounting data and to provide them with a clear basic understanding of financial reports and their components. The course will assist students to understand the accounting principles and processes involved in designing an accounting system, accounting for cash, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory and property, plant and equipment. Students will prepare and analyse financial statements.

  • Credit: 17/22
  • Trips: 1 cost (approx)$290
  • Cost: $30 plus $5 for Revision Workbook (optional)
  • Qualification: NCEA Level 3
  • Prerequisites: 11 credits in Level 2 Accounting or Head of Faculty approval

Course: The aim of the course is to provide a foundation for the study of Accounting at University and other tertiary institutions. The course covers accounting for Partnerships, Companies and Manufacturing organisations. Students will develop their understanding of the conceptual basis of accounting, process transactions, prepare financial statements and explain information for management decision making. Students will also be given the opportunity to work towards Scholarship in this subject.




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