10BUS

Year 10 Business Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Peszynski

10 Business Studies is designed to prepare students for participation in the New Zealand economy, and also to gain the skills needed to manage their personal means. The course includes an introduction to economics, financial literacy, business, and consumer studies. An Enterprise Studies module will be included where students investigate businesses and develop their own small business enterprise.

Topics
Consumer Law: What are the rights of consumers
Consumer Studies: what is insurance
Enterprise Studies: Running a business
Introduction to Economics: The problem of scarce resources and making choices
Introduction to NCEA Level 1: Consumer demand
Managing Personal Finances: Budgeting
Saving and Investing Wisely
The role of money and foreign exchange
Types of credit and the consequences of borrowing


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 x 2B8 exercise book

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry