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NCEA Level 3 Enterprise Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms G. Sangster

Enterprise studies is an opportunity for students to unleash their inner entrepreneur and experience the start-up world first hand. It is an experiential programme where students set up and run a real business. Each student will form a company, conduct market research, create their own product or service and bring this to market and sell. 

Students will:

  • Learn about business planning and operations
  • Develop a range of personal and business skills
  • Consult with and create networks in their community
  • Learn how to make informed decisions on the use and management of money
  • Have an opportunity to compete in the Young Enterprise Scheme


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1x 60 pocket clear files
It is recommended that students pay the following Course Costs if they choose to compete in the Young Enterprise Scheme
Registration per student for Young Enterprise Scheme Competition $35
Travel to Timata - Kick Start Day (cost to be advised – this was sponsored in 2020).
Travel to Young Enterprise Scheme regional and national awards ceremonies if applicable (cost to be advised – this was sponsored in 2020).

Recommended Prior Learning

NCEA Level 2 (including numeracy and literacy) or in consultation with teacher in charge.

Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 9677 v10
NZQA Info
Communicate in a team or group which has an objective
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91382 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 3.4 - Develop a marketing plan for a new or existing product
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 3

A.S. 91384 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 3.6 - Carry out, with consultation, an innovative and sustainable business activity
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 9
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 9r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 3

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 15
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 15
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 15

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.