Business – A Level

Course Code: BUS-AL-1
Course Duration
2 Year
Course Type
Full Time
Campus/Location
Haybridge Road, Telford
Course Level
3
About the course

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.

Units/Topics:
– What is business
– Leadership and management
– Marketing
– Operations
– Finance
– Human Resources
Year 2:
– 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

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

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Curriculum Area
7th Form (A Levels)
Categories
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