A Level Business

A Level Buisness

Course Outline

The course offers you practical experience and a holistic understanding of the world of business through visits to businesses and visits by business professionals.

A Level Business helps students:

  • develop a critical understanding of organisations, the markets they serve and the process of adding value
  • be aware that business behaviour can be studied from the perspectives of a range of stakeholders · acquire a range of skills including decision-making and problem-solving
  • be aware of the current structure of business and business practice.

In this course, students will learn:

  • What is business
  • Managers, leadership and decision making
  • Decision making to improve marketing performance
  • Decision making to improve operational performance
  • Decision making to improve financial performance
  • Decision making to improve human resource performance
  • Analysing the strategic position of a business
  • Choosing strategic direction
  • Strategic methods: how to pursue strategies
  • Managing strategic change


Exam board

Edexcel – The full specification may be found: HERE


Entry Requirements