Year 10 Business Studies

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms G. Curtis

Whatever the environment, all of us are affected by business.  Business Studies is involved in making key decisions at work, at leisure and at home which affect our daily lives. The study of business is about how individuals and groups of people organise, plan, and act to create and develop goods and services to satisfy customers.  

Business Studies involves more than just sales and profit calculations.  It is about solving problems, communicating ideas and using judgment.  In this course you will need to do the same.

Business Studies is an option at Year 10 for students who will study 3 periods per week over two terms.

This course explores:

1.Business Organisations



4.Financial Literacy

This course will appeal to you if you want to study a subject that is relevant to your life and experiences.  You will learn about different types of businesses and their areas of expertise. You will explore marketing ideas which make a business successful and examine the most valuable resources for a business – people. You will also create your own business idea and construct a business plan and apply all the concepts you learn on a Market Day enterprise project.




NCEA Level 1 Accounting, NCEA Level 1 Economics