The role of business education in reducing global poverty


Edinburgh Community Care – a project over a number of weeks which develops students abilities to work with Microsoft Office packages in preparation for Administration and IT courses in S3 onwards. Business Ethics – examples of businesses practices which are ethical and unethical, discussion around contemporary business events. S1 will experience Business Studies as part of a combined course with Computing. In the senior phase the department offer Business Management at N5 and Higher. In addition we have a WAO for Retailing at N5 level and have recently taken responsibility of the Dragon’s Glen WAO. We have always had an upward trajectory of profit, which started to plateau, so we began to shift our way of thinking and boost innovation.

  • Job vacancies are normally advertised on local authority websites or look on the myjobscotland website.
  • A further 12% stated categorically that their Business School did not work to directly alleviate poverty in any way.
  • Students undertake two level 7 (Master’s-level) modules of 30 credits each, totalling 60 credits.
  • These exam papers are all synoptic and are based on case studies of different businesses.

The aim of this module is to assist students in the analysis of developments enhancing the role of operations and supply chain management, and enable them to develop and manage operational strategies to meet corporate objectives. Financial decisions and their implications are an important consideration for global business’. This module will examine a range of theoretical and practical issues surrounding financial decision making. The module specifically provides students with understanding of the key principles and concepts of marketing to allow further learning of the strategic importance of the area in the future. We believe that every young person has the right to access the career opportunities and networks in life that will enable them to succeed. We forge those networks on behalf of students, and for the benefit of Business Volunteers who learn leadership and communication skills each time they engage with the next generation.

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You have the opportunity to achieve up to 120 credits at Masters level which can be used towards further study following the course. In this module, you’ll explore the theoretical underpinnings of education. You’ll be encouraged to engage with issues of the nature and the purpose of education, social justice and equality, and practice and policy in relation to ethical and political ideas. Throughout this module, we aim to disrupt and expand your thinking about education.

Here at Currie we aim not only to develop the pupils’ insight into the economic world in which they live, but also to equip them with the analytical and practical skills to give them a stake in the economic system. This involves developing a spirit of enterprise, challenging the pupils to think, develop and communicate their ideas effectively and put them into practice. Building on BGE skills and focusing on knowledge and skills required at individual’s appropriate level of study. This gives Business Schools an opportunity to reflect on how innovations will affect the day-to-day delivery of teaching going into the future. It falls on Schools to continue to be flexible and to adapt to the post-Covid-19 world, taking the valuable skills and lessons learned and developing them further. To support them, we need to provide them with the key factors for success which include knowledge, soft skills, leadership and team work.

Frontiers of Distance Learning in Business Education

The way companies operate is under greater scrutiny than ever before, and the dynamic nature of the business environment means that customers’ needs are constantly evolving. TV programmes like Dragon’s Den and The Apprentice have raised the profile of Business and inspired a new generation to develop ideas of their own. In 2018/, 78% of students agreed that the Career Insight Visit improved their business awareness, and 93% agreed the session better equipped them to work in different ways, be flexible, and find creative solutions to problems.