L1 Business Innovation - Semester B

1BUSB
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms R. Kapa

L1 Business Innovation - 100% Helensville Made - Semester B

This course can be selected by students in Semester A and B, but NOT both


Why take Business Innovation?

Students should take this course if they enjoy working in teams and are innovative thinkers. Students will be given a community focus or issue to then plan, make and market a product idea, ready for sale at school and at local markets. But wait, there’s more! Students will bank any profit they make.


Learning Objective 6.2 

Students will gain knowledge, skills and experience to:  plan, carry out, and then review a one-off business activity, basing recommendations for the future on market feedback.


L1 Key Business Concept:  Enterprise and Economic Sustainability 

L1 Key Business Value:  Innovation, Inquiry and Curiosity/Whakawhiti Whakaaro

L1 Key Business Skills:  Planning and Production


Why study Business Innovation?

Studying Business Innovation will give students an understanding of the issues that challenge businesses to be sucessful and sustainable. A successful business is one that meets the needs of their stakeholders such as the owners, employees, customers and community. In a rapidly changing world, it is important that we are able to make informed and rational decisions about business and financial matters.

Business Innovation contributes to the development of a culture of enterprise in New Zealand and supports our efforts to improve economic and community well-being. Business Innovation covers four themes across Level 1, 2, 3 they are:  

  • Enterprise
  • Globalisation
  • Citizenship
  • Sustainability



Learning Context:

Students will be learning L1 business concepts through the experience of planning and making a sustainable product - 100% Helensville Made.


Source:  http://seniorsecondary.tki.org.nz/Social-sciences/Business-studies/Learning-programme-design




Pathway

L2 Business Innovation - Semester A

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Chromebook/Laptop


Prior Learning & Prerequisites

Team players should apply.  Students will be expected to complete a shared written report together as well as sell  their product at Market Day together.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90840 v3 Business Studies 1.4 - Apply the marketing mix to a new or existing product
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90842 v2 Business Studies 1.6 - Carry out and review a product-based business activity within a classroom context with direction
1
I
6
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Pathway Tags

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


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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.