Business Studies Year 9

9ECO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Choromanski

Recommended Prior Learning

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Business Studies Year 9



The emphasis at this level is on developing enterprise skills using theory and practice from the areas of Economics and entrepreneurial skills. Students are provided with introduction to the basic concepts of enterprise and enterprising attributes. This gives students knowledge about the organisation of business system. It further enhances student’s knowledge on the role of business in New Zealand. Students are provided with introduction to the basic concepts of enterprise and enterprising attributes. This gives students knowledge about the organisation of business system. It further enhances student’s knowledge on the role of business in New Zealand.


Students will look at features and skills of entrepreneurs using case studies, businesses including topics on: ownership, structures, location, financing, production, as well as sections on marketing and promotion and basic accounting
•This course will enable the student to understand what it is to be an enterprising person and how basic businesses are organised and run.
•This will give the student skills and knowledge of how to participate more effectively as a producer, consumer and worker in their daily life.

Course Standards
9BUS001Demonstrate understanding of how Enterprise & Entrepreneurs use innovative ideas in their decision making together with types of business structures.


9BUS002Demonstrate understanding of Technology in Business place.





Course Overview

Term 1
Students are provided with introduction to the basic concepts of enterprise and enterprising attributes. This gives students knowledge about the organisation of business system. It further enhances student’s knowledge on the role of business in New Zealand.

Term 2
Students will have an understanding of the of technology and its advancement over time and how it has improved modern business

Pathway

Accounting Year 10, Economics Year 10