With a focus on helping you to be a good decision-maker, you’ll learn essential managerial skills, and techniques to help you become an analytical problem solver – with highly sought-after and transferable skills. Whatever you choose to do in the future, you’ll find elements of this course hugely relevant. For example, knowledge of motivational theory will help you to work well with others, and if you have ambitious plans to start your own business, the marketing and finance topics will be particularly useful.
Topics and units
– What is business
– Leadership and management
– Human Resources
– Employee/employer relations
– Analysing the strategic position of a business
– Choosing strategic direction
– Strategic methods: how to pursue strategies
– Managing strategic change
Work placement opportunities:
GKN, Muller, Schneider Electric, Bentley, NHS, Capgemini, Shropshire Chamber of Commerce
Careers and progression
Progressing to: Business, economics and accountancy, psychology, or sociology, degrees. or higher apprenticeships with companies such as Rolls Royce
Aspirational careers: Bank manager, finance director, film or TV accountant, chief financial officer, auditor, tax director, marketing consultant
5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 with a grade 5 in English Language and 5 in Maths
What to do next
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Haybridge Road, Telford