Edexcel GCSE Business
In this subject we cover
Communicating and explaining ideas
- Thinking creatively and making decisions
- Working with numbers to solve business problems
- Learning about the world of business through research and investigation, as well as through practical tasks
While studying the first two units of this course you will be introduced to the world of small businesses and will look at what makes someone a successful business person. You will find out how to develop an idea and spot an opportunity, and turn that into a successful business. You will understand how to make a business effective and manage money. You will also see how the world around us affects small businesses and all the people involved. The route you choose to follow will determine what you learn.
You will understand how important effective communication is to any business. You will learn what communication is and the different ways businesses communicate with people inside and outside the business.
|Unit 1 - Examination||Unit 2 - Controlled Assessment||Unit 4 - Examination|
|You will take a written examination paper with multiple choice and objective test questions based on the unit. ||You will be given a list of controlled assessment tasks to choose from. The tasks will be based on what you have studied in Unit 1. ||The questions will be a mixture of multiple-choice, data response, short-answer, extended-writing and scenario-based questions. For example, you might be given details of a business and asked a few questions based on that business. |
The business course can help you prepare for further and higher education such as AS/A2 Levels and BTEC and NVQ courses. You will become skilled in making decisions, being creative, solving problems, understanding finance, dealing with data, communicating and working as part of team. A GCSE Business course could lead to work in a business-related profession such as accountancy, law, marketing or the leisure and tourism industry.