Curriculum Plan – Business Studies

Year / Term

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Year 9

 

Business Activity

  • Role of Business Enterprise
  • Business planning
  • Ownership
  • Aims and Objectives
  • Stakeholders
  • Growth

Marketing

  • Role of Marketing
  • Market Research
  • Segmentation
  • Marketing Mix

People in Business

  • Human Resources
  • Organisational structures
  • Communication
  • Recruitment
  • Motivation and retention
  • Training and development
  • Employment law

Year 10

Operations

  • Production processes
  • Quality of goods and services
  • Sales process and Customer service
  • Consumer law
  • Business location
  • Working with Suppliers

 

Finance

  • Role of finance function
  • Sources of Finance
  • Revenue, costs, profits and loss
  • Break-even
  • Cash and cash flow

Influences on Business

  • Ethical and environmental
  • Economic climate
  • Globalisation

Year 11

The interdependent Nature of Business

  • Decision Making
  • Measuring and understanding
    performance using financial information
  • The impact of Risk and Reward on
    Business Activity

Business 1 Exam Preparation and assessment

  • Activity
  • Marketing
  • People

Business 2 Exam Preparation and assessment

  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Influences on Business