L3 Business Innovation - Semester A
Teacher in Charge: Ms R. Kapa
L3 Business Innovation - Become Your Own Boss - Semester A
Why should you take Business Innovation?
Students who take this course will be confident in expressing their product ideas both in a written report (Product Launch) and in a presentation to a panel of business mentors (Product Viability). These entrepreneurs will mentor you through the different stages of your business and give you advice on your next steps. Students must have good self management skills if taking BOTH Semesters to achieve the University Entrance subject. Students should take this course if they want to investigate a product idea and experience the journey of making it a reality.
Learning Objective 8.2
Students will gain knowledge, skills and experience to: plan, take to market, review, and then refine an innovative, sustainable business activity; analyse the activity and its success in the marketplace.
What is Business Innovation about?
The study of business Innovation is about how individuals and groups of people organise, plan, and act to create and develop goods and services to satisfy customers.
Business is influenced by and impacts on the cultural, ethical, environmental, political, and economic conditions of the day. Issues such as sustainability, citizenship, enterprise, and globalisation are central to both business and the study of business.
The knowledge and skills gained in business studies, and exposure to enterprise culture, can help shape “creative, energetic, and enterprising” young people (the curriculum vision statement) who will contribute to New Zealand’s economic future.
L3 Key Business Concept: Globalisation and Social Sustainability
L3 Key Business Value: Integrity which involves being honest, accountable and acting ethically
L3 Key Business Skills: Promotion, Planning, Presentation
Students will research a product idea and with the help of their mentors and Ms Kapa, present a plan to both launch and promote, and make and market their product throughout the year.
An Achieved in AS 91382 (6 credits) is a prerequisite for Semester B.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Prior Learning & Prerequisites
Achieved in any Level 1 or Level 2 Business & Innovation standards
Achieved in Semester A (Product Launch) is the prerequisite for Semester B (Product Viability)
This course is approved for University Entrance however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.
Total Credits Available: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 6
At least 14 Achieved credits are required in an approved subject for the subject to count as an approved University Entrance subject. You will need to take both Semesters at Level 3 to earn 14 credits as each semester usually offers 8-10 credits.
Financial Advisor, Retailing, Sales, Accountant, Banking, Management, Government Departments, Economist, Analyst, Researcher, Marketing Manager, Marketing Executive, Sales Manager, Banker, Advertising, Sports Marketer, Events Manager, Teacher, Small Business Manager, Financial Analyst, Product Manager, Product Development, Human Resources Advisor, Recruitment Manager, Entrepreneur, Accountant, Auditor, Accounts Officer, Actuary, Finance Manager, Quantity Surveyor, Economist, Financial Adviser, Mortgage Broker, payroll Officer, Management Consultant,
Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.