The OCR A Level in Business encourages learners to be inspired, motivated and challenged by following a broad, coherent, practical, satisfying and worthwhile course of study. It proves insight into, and experience of, how businesses work, stimulating learners’ curiosity and encouraging them to engage with commerce in their everyday lives and to make informed choices about further study and about career choices.
The new A-Level will cover a variety of topics essential for the successful operation of businesses in the private, public and voluntary sector.
- Business objectives and strategic decisions
- External influences facing businesses
- Marketing and marketing strategies
- Operational strategy
- Human resources
- Accounting and financial considerations
- The global environment of businesss
There will be close involvement with local providers of business through visiting speakers and visits to gain vocational experience. This course can lead to employment in business or onto higher education courses in Business studies and related Management subjects such as finance.
English and Mathematics B and above combined with 3 other GCSE at C and above