An aspiration for many young people is to be self-employed and start their own business. The skills required for this, such as being able to work collaboratively and creatively, solve problems and have awareness of businesses and customers, are also those requested by employers.
This qualification will allow students to get to grips with those key aspects of running small businesses, with a focus on enterprise and marketing, while gaining the right combination of knowledge, understanding and skills required for businesses in general in the 21st century.
The course will also provide a valuable stepping stone toward the variety of Level 3 courses in Business that are typically studied at college (including A Level Business).
Future career paths are numerous. Marketing executives, accountants and business development managers are just a few of the possible routes.