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Nurturing Excellence


Business Studies

The subject Business Studies deals with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values critical for informed, productive, ethical and responsible participation in the formal and informal economic sectors. The subject encompasses business principles, theory and practice that underpin the development of entrepreneurial initiatives, sustainable enterprises and economic growth. Business Studies is an holistic subject that provides learners with an in-depth perspective of the business world around them, giving them the ability to analyse, interpret and interact with various aspects of business in a professional and dynamic way, including:

Life skills (Problem solving, group dynamics, situational analysis, creative thinking), Financial literacy (Budgeting, analysing financial statements, interest rates, exchange rates), Research skills (Primary and secondary research, plagiarism policy training), Practical application (Interpretation of case studies, practical exams, entrepreneurial skills), Preparation for the business and professional environment (Labour law, career pathing, managerial skills)