Business Today

Semester 2 only

Business Today aims to develop students learning in areas of business environment, nature and role of business and the impact and the role of technology in businesses.

About this subject

Finance management and record keeping is also looked at to give students an idea of how small business manage their money. Students will make field trips to see the various forms of technology used in businesses.


Year 10 Business Today comprises four major topics and there is scope to integrate other issues relating to current issues in business.


  • Introduction to Business and nature of business - entrepreneurship
  • Business Today –contribution to the economy, employment and decision making
  • Technology for Business
  • Finance and record keeping 


The following assessment types enable students to demonstrate their learning in Year 10

Business Today:

Folio: Case Study- Successful Entrepreneur

Issue Study: Media Study- Current Issues in the economy

Practical: Darwin City Mall and Wave Pool Report

Folio: Business Financial Report

Further Study

This subject leads to Stage 1 Business and Enterprise, Economics and Accounting

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