Business, OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma
Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma
Businesses are the heart of the economy. Business develops innovation, creates wealth within communities and is the leader in developing the skills of the UK workforce. The OCR Cambridge Technical qualification in Business uses a range of units to introduce a number of key business concepts, such as how businesses manage their resources; whether human, financial or operational. The importance of marketing will also be investigated, and there will be an opportunity for you to create your own promotional campaign for a product. You’ll experience business recruitment processes and create and interpret financial accounts. These courses are ideal training for the modern workplace.
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Students should normally have achieved at least five GCSEs at grade 9-4. You will need at least a Grade 4 in English and Maths
Our Technical qualifications in Business develop students’ core skills and understanding of the requirements of the business sector. Students gain hands-on experience and have the opportunity to focus on specific topics such as human resources, marketing, accounting and business planning.
- Marketing – how Marketing Managers decide on the pricing, packaging and promotion for their products. And what colours, sizes and features it should have.
- Human Resources – how businesses recruit staff, then how do they keep them through a combination of rewards and training
- Finance – why is Jones the Bootmaker losing money, how will Vodafone raise the money to build their 5G network?
Lesson activities are wide ranging; you will use case studies to explore how business have acted. And role play to practice interview skills. And computer models to see what happens when you make decisions. And hear from speakers to bring the topic to life.
15 different Units over the two years – 13 mandatory, 2 optional.
6 of the mandatory units are examined.
13 Mandatory Units:
Unit 1 – The Business Environment
Unit 2 – Working in Business
Unit 3 – Business Decisions
Unit 4 – Customers and Communication
Unit 5 – Marketing and Market Research
Unit 9 – Human Resources
Unit 10 – Economics for Business
Unit 11 – Accounting Concepts
Unit 15 – Change Management
Unit 16 – Principles of Project Management
Unit 17 – Responsible Business Practices
Unit 19 – International Business
Unit 22 – Delivering a Business Project
2 Optional Units:
Chosen from Marketing Strategy / Marketing Campaign / Financial Accounting / Management Accounting / Resource Management / Business Operations
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