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.

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


Year 11 Accounting, Year 11 Economics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 x 2B8 exercise book

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Pathway Tags

Creative, Primary, Service, Market Researcher, Financial Advisor, Retailing, Sales, Accountant, Banking, Management, Government Departments, Economist, Analyst, Researcher, Marketing Manager, Marketing Executive, Sales Manager, Banker, Advertising, Sports Marketer, Events Manager, Teacher, Small Business Manager, Financial Analyst, Product Manager, Product Development, Human Resources Advisor, Recruitment Manager, Entrepreneur (in your own business), Journalist, Investment Banking, Retail Buying, Retail Management, Public Relations Officer, Bank Management, Distribution & Logistics Management, Insurance Underwriter, International Market Developer, Property Manager, Property Valuer, Property Developer, Accounts Officer, Auditor, Debt Collector, Finance Manager, Financial Adviser, Financial Dealer, Payroll Officer, Mortgage Broker, Actuary, Energy Auditor, Real Estate Agent, Business Analyst, Computer Support Technician, Database/Systems Administrator, Game Developer, Information and Communication Technology