Level 2 Enterprise Business

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

This course is student driven, hands on learning where students have an exciting opportunity to use their talents and abilities to plan and carry out a business with a focus on improving community wellbeing.  They will use a mix of critical and creative thinking as they generate  ideas, develop solutions to consumer or societal problems and manage their resources.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Personal qualities of initiative, flexibility, integrity, responsibility and professionalism.
  • Different types of social enterprise where business tools are used to address a social need.
  • Management of resources including time, money and people.
  • Generating a business idea, planning and making it happen for your enterprise venture.
  • Maintaining effective relationships through collaboration, teamwork, leadership, manaakitanga, and shared vision.
  • Internal factors that affect business success such as leadership, organisational structure, production methods and the role of corporate social responsibility.
  • Communicate visually, verbally and in writing.
  • The different ways people are motivated and how these motivation theories are applied in a workplace.

Year Levels/Departments:

Business, Money and the Economy, Seniors

Resources Required

1 Ring Binder
1 Set of Dividers
1 Clear File
1 A4 Lined Refill Pad

There is an expectation that students will contribute to the capital of their own business. This will be through individual contribution, fund raising or selling supporters’ shares. The objective is that the company earns enough money to pay back this investment, contribute to community wellbeing plus return a profit to each student