Presentation on theme: "1. 2 What is Business Studies?? Commercial skills useful for daily life Management, economics and interpretation of accounts Few start their own business."— Presentation transcript:
12 Which skills are needed when choosing Business Studies? Basic calculations: only plus, minus, times, division Calculators can be used. Able to read and reply to short answer questions in English.
13 Business studies helps you make the best commercial decisions. It can be combined with all subjects (except Accounting) Examples: Business + Geography = pilot/captain Business + Home Economics= ITS, hotel management Business + Engineering Technology = ability to serve customers who have problems in the area of engineering technology, ability to work within or manage an organisation providing this service Business + Social Studies = work with EU institutions, police, United Nations, Parliament Business + Art = Create your own artistic product for sale, business of renovation and restoration Business + Graphical Communication: Insurance surveyors interpreting sketches of car accidents, woodworker or draughtsman or architect with knowledge of how to manage your own workshop/office.
14 Other examples : Business + Physical Education = organising sports activities, coaching, teambuilding and management, set up your own gym business Business + Computer Studies = Work in a computer business Business + Languages = Work in foreign companies or Maltese companies owned by foreigners, work in EU Business + History = Work with Malta Tourism Authority, Din l-Art Helwa, Tourist Guide, ability to organise tours Business + Textiles Studies= work in clothes shops (retail) advertising, marketing Business + European Studies= Work related to European Union, embassies of countries within EU Business + Music= organising musical concerts, issuing and marketing new songs, work in music shops
15 Other examples: Business + Health and Social Care = Customer care in the health sector, managing Business + Design and Technology = Designing, producing, marketing and selling a product. You can find more information if you follow the video link below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JY2n-2xSWik
16 After obtaining Business Studies O level one may: Continue with A level Marketing, Accounting or Economics at Higher Secondary Naxxar, Junior College Msida, Church schools or independent schools. Follow a course at MCAST – Institute of Business and Commerce or Maritime Institute Follow a course at ITS Find a job Start your own business
17 I am available on Tuesdays & Thursdays Or email firstname.lastname@example.org To choose Business Studies draw a circle round the name of the subject on your application form.