Course Title: Business Studies
Exam Board: Edexcel
About the course
In Business Studies students learn about the processes involved in setting up and growing a business.
Theme1: Theme 1 concentrates on the key business concepts, issues and skills involved in starting and running a small business. It provides a framework for students to explore core concepts through the lens of an entrepreneur setting up a business.
Theme 2: Theme 2 examines how a business develops beyond the start-up phase. It focuses on the key business concepts, issues and decisions used to grow a business, with emphasis on aspects of marketing, operations, finance and human resources. Theme 2 also considers the impact of the wider world on the decisions a business makes as it grows.
How it is assessed
Paper 1: Assessed by a 1 hour 30 minutes exam
Paper 2: Assessed by a 1 hour 30 minutes exam