S2 ICT Business

 

ICT (information and communications technology - or technologies) is an umbrella term that includes any communication device or application, encompassing: radio, television, cellular phones, computer and network hardware and software, satellite systems and so on, as well as the various services and applications associated with them, such as videoconferencing and distance learning.

 

ICT Business is about the application of these technologies in a business context.

 

The S2 ICT Business course is run on a rotation with the S2 Computing course. 

 

The course builds and develops skills learned in the S1 ICT course but through a business context.  Pupils will cover a range of work over two units:

 

 

Unit 1 - Personal Finance

 

  • Wants & Needs

  • Expenditure Choices

  • Shopping & Value for Money

  • Banking & Bank Accounts

  • Personal Cash Budgeting

 

Unit 2 - People in Business

 

  • Introduction to business

  • Entrepreneurs & enterprise

  • Product development

  • Market research

  • Business Finance

  • Production

  • Advertising & promotion

  • What makes a successful business