Autumn Term + Spring Half Term 1
BUSS1 – Planning and Financing a Business
Enterprise; generating and protecting business ideas; turning resources into goods and services; business plans; market research; types of business; raising finance; calculating costs and break-even analysis; cash flows and budgeting.
Spring Half Term 2 + Summer Term
BUSS2 – Managing a Business
Using budgets and cash flow; measuring and increasing profit; organisational structure and efficiency in the workplace; motivation of staff; operational decisions and the use of suppliers and technology; effective marketing and the marketing mix.