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Year 9 and 10 Business Studies

Business practice underpins studies within this subject area. Business practice involves the use of management, entrepreneurial creativity, communication, technology practice and technologies.  It promotes students’ knowing, thinking, investigating, creating, communicating, participating and reflecting.  Students use one or more of the elements of business practice to respond to real life situations.  The knowledge, practices and dispositions of business contexts are transferable to other life contexts. In Year 10, students have the opportunity to gain a vocational qualification (Certificate I in Business).

Year 11 and 12 Accounting (Queensland Studies Authority Subject)

Accounting is an information system that provides financial and other information for making and evaluating decisions about the allocation of resources.  It is a system of recording, reporting, analysing, and interpreting the financial information of an organisation and involves the conveyance of relevant business information to interested users.  The study of accounting enables students to understand these processes.  The course is designed, not only to provide a foundation in the discipline of Accounting, but also to prepare students for further education, training and employment.  The subject offers scope and flexibility through the exploration of financial management decisions and provides relevance for general education. 

Year 11 and 12 Business Communication & Technologies (Queensland Studies Authority Subject)

Business Communication and Technologies offers students opportunities to engage in and understand a range of administrative practices through real-life situations and business simulations. Students examine the broader social, cultural and environmental implications of business activities with a focus on the essential skills of communication and the use of business-specific technologies. Business Communication and Technologies encompasses theoretical and practical aspects of business issues in contexts students will encounter throughout their lives.

Year 11 and 12 Certificate II in Business (VET)

Certificate II in Business aims to meet the needs of students by offering a range of business competencies.  It is recommended for students who want to pursue a vocational pathway.  Some keyboarding proficiency and computing knowledge is recommended but not essential.

Year 11 and 12 Retail (VET)

For those who want to start a career pathway in the retail industry, this qualification introduces the learner to entry level skills.  Learn about interacting with customers, selling products and services, performing stock control, operating point of sale equipment, balancing registers and minimising theft.
 
GriffithBUSINESS Ambassadors Program provides a unique opportunity for high school students to expand their understanding of the business world and develop real-life enterprise skills. Open to year 10 and 11 students studying a business subject, or students interested in business as a career, the program explores one relevant business topic in each seminar.
 
If you require any further details, please contact:
 
MJ Raatz, Head of Department (eLearning and Business)
 
on 3714 2333 or mraat1@eq.edu.au