This GCSE is a Key Stage 4 course
Unit 1 – Introduction to Small Business (45 minute exam, worth 25%)
This unit provides a framework for students to learn about the marketing, financial, human and operational issues involved in running a small business.
Unit 2 – Controlled Assessment – (worth 25%)
For this unit the students have to conduct some in depth research into the running of a small business of their choice.
Unit 3 – Building a Business (1 hour 30 min exam, worth 50%)
This is the final unit of the course and it examines how a business develops beyond the start up phase.