Start-Up

This 9-week programme is the perfect way for Year 10-11 students to learn how to run a small business. It can be incorporated into a cross-curricular course or as part of a full-year Level 1 Business Studies course. The programme aligns with Business Studies Achievement Standard 90842 'Carry out and review a product-based business activity within a classroom context with direction', and can be used with other standards.

Year 10-11
9 weeks

Level 1 Business Studies

Free to NZ schools
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Through Start­-Up, students will:

  • Work together to create a new product or service
  • Learn about business planning, product development, marketing and financial management
  • Sell their product or service at a school market day

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The programme aligns with Business Studies Achievement Standard 90842, and can also be used with other standards, such as 90840 'Apply the marketing mix to a new or existing product'. Teachers can combine it with other subjects such as Accounting or Economics.