|Some of the aims of the Junior Cert Business Studies Syllabus are:|
|To develop in each student, methods of investigation, analysis and problem solving.|
|To provide each student with a level of economic/business literacy.|
|To develop in student skills of communication, use of technology and recording of information.|
|To enable students to apply business knowledge and skills to commercial aspects of their own lives & that of their households.|
|Head of Department:||Mrs Maureen Shanahan|
|Teachers:||Mrs Mary Corkery, Mr Jim Cotter, Mrs Anne Keating, Mrs Jill Bradley, Miss Frances Hurley, Miss Aoife O'Brien, Miss Eileen O'Connor|
|Junior Cycle||Senior Cycle|
|*1st Yr:All students study Business Studies.
*2nd Yr:Students are offered Business Studies as an option subject for their Junior Certificate.
*Statistics show that over 80% of our students choose Business Studies for their Junior Certificate
*The exam covers in detail:
The Business of Living, Economic Awareness, Enterprise, Information Technology.
Students are offered three Business subects in 5th year.
Student expolore all of these subjects in modules during the Transition Year Programme.
|Projects||During the Junior cycle, class projects are completed by students to enhance
understanding of the course.
In Transition Year, all students complete a vist to a company and do a project on the visit.
|Business Careers||Accounting, Finance, Economists, Banking, Travel & Tourism, Retail Management, Insurance, Marketing, Advertising, Legal Assistant, Stock Broker|
|Useful Student Links|
|Central Statistics Office Ireland||Director of Consumer Affairs Office Ireland||Central Bank Ireland|
|Advertising Standards Authority Ireland||Consumer Association Ireland||Department of Finance Ireland|
|Irish Stock Exchange|