The world of business will touch all our lives, whether it is being a consumer, an employee or even a future entrepreneur! You will learn about all the functional areas in business such as production, marketing, finance and human resources. The course is taught through real-life case studies but also bringing in the actual experiences of your teacher in the business world. Most businesses operate in an ever-changing environment and have to adapt to encompass new technology and the more sophisticated demands of the modern-day consumer. External influences on business have never been greater with the global drive towards reducing carbon emissions and other environmental damage. There is no doubt that having done this course, you will have a greater awareness of the nature of business and be a more independent learner as well as improving your analytical and evaluation skills.