Subject Details - Stage 2 Business and Enterprise

SACE Stage
SACE Stage 2
SACE Credits
20 credits
Learning Area
Global Learnings
Subject Length
2 semesters
Subject Overview
Business and Enterprise focuses on learning about the successful management of business and enterprise issues in personal and social contexts, locally, nationally and globally.
Students develop an awareness of business, financial, and technological skills, participate in planning, developing and controlling business activities and evaluate decisions on business practices. Students evaluate the impact and effect of business on the well-being and lifestyle of individuals, communities and the economy.
Focus Of Learning
Skills, Knowledge, and Understanding

Topics include:
The Business Environment
     Business in Australia
     The Nature and Structure of Business
     The Business Enterprise Marketing

Business Research Task/Practical Application
     Planning the business
     Establishing the business
     Managing and maintaining the business
     Liquidating the business

Assessment tasks include:
School-based assessment (70%)
     Assessment Type 1: Folio 30%
     Assessment Type 2: Practical 20%
     Assessment Type 3: Issues Study 20%

External assessment (30%)
     Assessment Type 4: Enterprise Report
     Knowledge and understanding
     Analysis and evaluation
     Communication
     Analysis
Evidence Of Learning
A variety of tasks allow students to develop knowledge, skills and understanding through…..
     Teamwork and collaboration
     Innovation and creativity
     Critical thinking and problem solving
     Effective oral and written communication
     Knowledge and understanding
Prerequisites
o A pass or higher in Stage 1 Business and Enterprise is desirable but not essential.
Notes
Students are required to set up and run a business for which they have full responsibility, including funding
A textbook must be borrowed from the Library.


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