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

  1. People: Consumers, Producers, Investors, Interests Groups, Employers, and Industrial Relations.
  1. Enterprise: Entrepreneur, Management of Business, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Household Management, Starting / Running your own business.
  1. Environment: Types of Business, Community Development, Government and Business, International Business, EU, Role of Information Technology in Business.

Senior Cycle

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 .


Junior Achievement Certificates 2011

Second year Business Studies students receiving their Junior Achievement Certificates from Carina Smyth from Meteor on completion of the "Economics of Staying in School" Programme. Well done to all involved. More information on Junior Achievement work at

Pfizer Trip 2011

Second Year Business students on a trip to Pfizer, Newbridge, with David McLoughlin as part of their Junior Achievement programme "The Economics of Staying in School". Thanks to all involved.