Business and Enterprise
Examination board: BTEC
Qualification: BTEC Tech Award in Enterprise
Assessment: Internally and externally assessed coursework
What will I learn during the course?
Understanding Business offers many opportunities for employment. The choice of units within this qualification reflects this, with units about entrepreneurship, marketing and finance.
Component 1 – Exploring Enterprises
Learners will examine different enterprises to develop their knowledge and understanding of the characteristics of enterprises and the skills needed by entrepreneurs.
Component 2 – Planning for and running a business
Learners will select an enterprise idea to plan and pitch for. They will work as a small group and run a micro-enterprise activity.
Component 3 – Promotion and finance for enterprise
Learners will explore the different promotional methods used by enterprises and the factors that influence how enterprises identify and target their market.
How will I learn?
You will receive practical lessons as well as theory based lessons. You will be taught using a wide variety of interesting teaching methods.
What abilities, aptitudes, skills and interests will I need?
You should be able to use a computer confidently and be inspired to learn more about Business.
What opportunities can this course and qualification lead to?
This course could lead you onto a successful career in various parts of industry. It can also lead you onto studying Business at AS/A levels to college or 6th Form.