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Year 11 and 12 Business

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​Pre-requisites

Minimum C result for semester one, Year 10 Humanities

Co-requisites

N/A 

Subject Description

Business is relevant to all individuals in a rapidly changing, technologically-focused and innovation-driven world. Through studying Business, students are exposed to authentic and real-life practices. 

The knowledge and skills developed in Business will allow students to contribute meaningfully to society, the workforce and the marketplace and prepare them as potential employees, employers, leaders, managers and entrepreneurs of the future.

Weekly workload in hours

4+ hours

Structure

Unit 1
Unit 2​ Unit 3​ Unit 4

Business creation

Fundamentals of business

Creation of business ideas

Business growth

Establishment of a business

Entering markets

Business diversification 

Competitive markets 

Strategic development

Business evolution 

Repositioning a business 

Transformation of a business


Assessment

Schools devise assessments in Units 1 and 2 to suit their local context. In Units 3 and 4 students complete four summative assessments. The results from each of the assessments are added together to provide a subject score out of 100.

Students will also receive an overall subject result (A-E).

Summative assessment

​Unit 3
Unit 4​
Summative internal assessment 1 (IA1):
Examination - combination response
​25%​Summative internal assessment 3 (IA3): Extended response - feasibility report
25%​
Summative internal assessment 2 (IA2):
Investigation - business report
​25%​Summative internal assessment 4 (IA4): Examination ​- combination response
​25%










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Last reviewed 25 June 2020
Last updated 25 June 2020