Business Studies

Business Studies

Business Studies is that part of the curriculum which enables the student to make informed decisions in the everyday business of living. Business Studies contributes to the student's understanding of the world of business, encourages a positive attitude to enterprise and develops appropriate skills in that field. The syllabus is divided into the following main topics:
  1. The Business of Living (Budgeting, Consumer Education, and Finance).
  2. Economic and Business Background (Economics, The Business Unit, Services to Business, and Work).
  3. Enterprise (Marketing transport, Double Entry Book-Keeping).
  4. Information Technology (Using Computers).

For link to Business Studies fact sheet go to the following link:

http://www.ncca.ie/en/Curriculum_and_Assessment/Post-Primary_Education/Junior_Cycle/Fact_sheets/
Relevant Links:

Suitable for

Site Description

Web Address

3rd yr Business

Business Games

http://www.gch.org.uk/business-games.aspx

 

 

Business Sites

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=4

http://www.teachersnetwork.org/Teachnet/business_careers.cfm

http://www.odca.ie/

 

 

1st yr

Foreign Currency convertor

http://www.xe.com/

 

Junior / Senior

Up to date Business News

http://newsvote.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/default.stm

 

Junior/ Senior

Dictionary of Business Terms

http://www.tuition.com.hk/dictionary/

 

Junior

Book-keeping,cheques

http://www.teachnet.ie/aryan/

 

Junior

Theory chapters++++++

http://teachnet.ie/apatton/2006/lessons.html

 

1st yr

The Consumer

http://www.teachnet.ie/tflynn/index.html

http://www.teachnet.ie/tflynn/citicorp/websearch2.html

http://www.eccireland.ie/

 

Junior

Introduction to Business

http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2007%20Projects/Biz-

Introduction/Introduction_to_business/index.htm

 

http://www.teachnet-lab.org/miami/2003/stephenson2.htm

 

 

Junior/Senior

Market research

http://www.teachersnetwork.org/teachnetnyc/asalcedo/marketing.htm

 

Junior

Producting a radio advertisement

http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2005%20Projects/ICT-Audacity/audacity/index.htm

 

 

 

 

 


Educational - General
http://www.skoool.ie/
http://www.scolnet.ie
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/business
http://www.thinkquest.org/library/lib/site_sum_outside.html?tname=3096&url=3096/
http://www.highpeak.fsnet.co.uk/iwchameleon/student/index.html
http://www.digitalbrain.com/digitalbrain/web/subjects/2.%20secondary/ks4bus/
http://www.moneyopolis.org/mymoney/mymoney.asp

Educational - Games
http://www.moneyopolis.org/game/login/index.asp
http://www.jumpstart.org/
http://www.yourmoney.cba.ca/eng/index.htm
http://www.irlgov.ie/ecbi-euro/sch_quiz/index2.htm
http://www.euro.ie/school.htm

Organisations
http://www.esb.ie/main/home/index.jsp
http://www.ibis.ie
http://www.ombudsman.gov.ie/default.htm
http://www.odca.ie
http://www.itaa.ie
http://www.reci.ie
http://www.ictu.ie
http://www.creditunion.ie/home.htm