Make or Break*

A learning resource to introduce your students to business finance in a fun and hands-on way.

Year 11-13
2 weeks

Level 1 Commerce

Free to NZ Schools
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Help your students to understand costs, pricing, profit, break-even and financial viability by learning about these concepts in the context of a product that they will make in class during Lesson 1.

Student learning

Students will:

  • Spend the first lesson making a simple product in class
  • Calculate their costs, choose a suitable selling price and work out their break-even
  • Prepare an Income Statement to calculate their Gross Profit and Net Profit
  • Comment on their financial viability

Curriculum links

Make or Break is designed to be used as a teaching and learning resource for NCEA Level 1 Commerce.