This subject is concerned with understanding the environment in which business operates. As a Business student you are encouraged to show enterprise, initiative and self-reliance. You study all aspects of the business world. You learn about
- People: Consumers, Producers, Investors, Interests Groups, Employers, and Industrial Relations.
- Enterprise: Entrepreneur, Management of Business, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Household Management, Starting / Running your own business.
- Environment: Types of Business, Community Development, Government and Business, International Business, EU, Role of Information Technology in Business.
Many students seem to believe that this is an easy or “handy” subject. The results of the Leaving Cert. published by the Dept of Education clearly show that the grades achieved in the other Business subjects are just as good .