Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 2 Business Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960558

Business Studies is all about how businesses work in theory and in practice. 

This year learners will research, plan and carry out a business that will affect the community in a positive way. They will do this twice, evaluating their effectiveness and refining their business. Learners will also study the motivation practice at Auckland Zoo. 

Topics Covered: 

- Investigate the application of motivation theory in a business.

- Carry out refine and review business activity within a community context with guidance.

- Conduct market research for a new or existing product.

Learning Areas:



Level 3 Business Studies

Career Pathways

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, Cook, Sales Representative, Accountant, Auditor, Accounts Officer, Office Administrator, Finance Manager, Receptionist, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Survey Technician, Personal Trainer/Exercise Professional, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Retail Manager, Chemist, Arborist, Architectural Technician

Course Costs and Equipment

$45 Auckland Zoo trip. (Travel, entrance and interview with HR department)
(Subject to change based on number of learners who take the course and entrance fees)


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