Can you see yourself as the next Mark Zuckerberg or Fraser Doherty or do you aspire to own your own small business?
There has never been a more exciting time to start a business venture; with new emerging economies in Asia, and the negative impact Covid-19 has had on the UK economy, there are endless opportunities for the budding entrepreneur.
Whatever your vision, this course covers all the key topics of starting and running a business. You will learn how businesses operate and explore these areas in depth: marketing, accounting and finance, human resource planning, and operations management.
This course is ideal for students who wish to pursue a career in a business environment, or who wish to set up their own business, or simply enjoy studying a subject that affects their everyday lives. It is also suitable for those who wish to study business or a business-related course such as economics, law, accounting, finance, management, or politics at a higher level.
Grade 5 in Business and grade 5 in either Maths or English
3 written external exams.
Students will be offered opportunities to take part in a wider variety of external competitions and visits during the 2-year course ranging from Young Enterprise, IFS Student Investor Challenge (Investing £100,000 of virtual money on the stock market), trips to local businesses, Amazon Headquarters and an international trip either to New York or China.