Business Studies NCEA Level 2



This subject leads to an approved UE course of study.


NCEA: 12 credits in each of 3 x Level 1 Achievement Standard subjects CAIE: 2 x B grades and 3 x C grades in 5 x IGCSE subjects Completion of 11COM or 11ACC may be an advantage but is not essential.

Course Description:

The course involves practical examination of large New Zealand organisations through a field trip and guest speakers. This involves students investigating and analysing business functions including marketing, human resources, operations management, business structure and the factors that influence how businesses operate. Students will gain a broad appreciation for many functions of a business’s operations from experiencing their own business activity and learning of related theory.

Achievement Standards:

290843Business Studies 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of the internal operations of a large business4ExternalCompulsory
290844Business Studies 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of how a large business responds to external factors4ExternalCompulsory
290847Business Studies 2.5 - Investigate the application of motivation theory in a business3InternalCompulsory
290848Business Studies 2.6 - Carry out, review and refine a business activity within a community context with guidance9InternalCompulsory

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