3 Business (3BUS)
Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Hoy
In this course, learners will explore key business concepts such as Human Resources, Marketing and Exporting Potential. This course is designed for business learners who don’t want to do the group-based activities in the 3YES course. There will be a selection of standards available based on areas of interest in the business. A sample of these are included below.
Learners interested in Agriculture or Horticulture are also encouraged to take this course and take the Agribusiness standards.
**Note this course does not involve creating a product/service and taking it to market. That is the 3YES course.
**An external assessment is offered for those wishing to gain an endorsement or further credits**
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Voluntary Course Contribution
Course Fee $5.00 for in class materials and resources. ** This includes a print credit of $5.00 to be added to a learner’s Can-Do cards.
Possible Field Trip opportunity to deepen and reinforce learning at an approximate cost of between $15 to $35 covering travel expenses and entry fee. * to be confirmed during the course depending on available exhibitions and events and added to statements as they occur.
Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.
See Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.
No additional course specific stationery items other than the Senior Stationery list are required for this course.
To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Please be aware, our charges may change