Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Year 10 Business Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960558

The study of business is about how individuals and groups of people organise, plan, and act  to create and develop goods and services to satisfy customers. The students have the  opportunity to create a Business Plan that entails the four functions of Business Studies  (Human Resources, Finance, Operations and Marketing) and by putting this into action by  holding a Market Day within the school premises of a product of their own choice.

Topics covered:

-Marketing mix

-Running a business

Learning Areas:



Level 1 Business Studies

Career Pathways

Sales Representative, Accountant, Auditor, Finance Manager, Receptionist, Advertising Specialist, Sales and Marketing Manager, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Retail Manager, Insurance Loss Adjuster, Bank Worker, Farmer/Farm Manager, Property Manager, Buyer, Contact Centre Worker, Motor Vehicle Salesperson, Managing Director/Chief Executive, Insurance Claims Officer, Communications Professional, Event Manager

Course Costs and Equipment

1 x 1B5 exercise book
Learners need a device, preferably a laptop
$10 printing credit
Field trip costs to be confirmed


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.