Presentation Secondary School Tralee
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BUSINESS

At Senior level , there are 3 Business subject options:

1. ACCOUNTING

INTRODUCTION

It is concerned with the preparation, recording, extraction, presentation and analysis of financial information for the purpose of making economic decisions. Accounting has become an important part of young people's education, not just for socio-economic reasons but also because of the ever-increasing involvement of citizens in various roles in the running of clubs, societies and businesses of all types.

You learn:

to think logically and clearly

to understand the importance of financial information for good decision making

 THIRD-LEVEL:

Studying Accounting for Leaving Cert gives students a great advantage when they go onto further study. Accounting is on the curriculum of many third level courses- Commerce, Accounting, Finance , Law Engineering, Computer courses, Hotel Management.

You develop an ability to link accounting with relevant computer applications. Many degree and master courses have a module of Accounting.

RESOURCES

Text book

Exam papers

ICT resources

Websites

Current News and Documentaries on TV

 

2. SENIOR BUSINESS

INTRODUCTION

Business is concerned with understanding the environment in which business operates. As a business student you are encouraged to show enterprise, initiative and self reliance, which you may apply in further education and in your personal, working and public life.

Leaving Certificate Business includes the following topics:

Law, Enterprise, Management, International and Global Business .

FACILITIES/RESOURCES ETC       

Text book

Exam papers

ICT resources

Applied Business Questions

Newspapers

Current News and Documentaries on TV

SAMPLE CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES   

Role of ICT in business , basic accounting, statistics and European Union studies

CROSS-CURRICULAR LINKS        

Accounting

Economics

Geography

Mathematics

English

Religion

ICT

EXTRA INFORMATION   You have an advantage when you go onto further study. Business subjects are on the curriculum of many third level courses- Commerce , Accounting, Finance , Law Engineering, Computer courses, Hotel Management , Social Science, Office Administration and Office Management . Many degree and master courses have a module of Business.

 3. ECONOMICS

INTRODUCTION

Economics is about choice and the impact of our choices on each other. It relates to every aspect of our lives, from the decisions we make as individuals or families to the structures created by governments and firms.

Objectives

(1) To give students a general picture and an understanding of economic activities, patterns and principles

(2) To develop in students the capacity to apply these principles and to help them transfer this knowledge to new situations, and to achieve critical thought.

(3) To develop in all our students an interest in everyday economics and to aid them in their education for citizenship.

(4) To provide a suitable basis for further study of the subject.

 The study of economics is divided into two sections: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics

Microeconomics is the study of individual markets and covers topics such as:

Production and Consumption, Economic System and Economic Thought

Demand and Supply, Price and Output, Factor of Production

Macroeconomics: deals with topics such as:

National Income, Money and Banking, The Government in the Economy,

Economic Policies, Problems and Conflicts, Inflation, International Trade and Payments

Economics of Population, Economic Growth and Development

FACILITIES/RESOURCES ETC 

Text book

Exam papers

ICT resources

Newspapers

CSO.ie and other websites

Current News and Documentaries on TV

SAMPLE CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Population, 3rd World Economics, Statistics and European studies (transition year)

CROSS-CURRICULAR LINKS   

Business studies at junior certificate level include modules on Economics.

Economics has links with :

Business

AccountingGeography

Mathematics

Statistics

English

History

Religion

Transition Year

EXTRA INFORMATION

Economics can be taken as a separate subject to degrees level in Commerce, Business,

Arts /Humanities , Social Science and European studies

Most information technology courses, law courses and journalism/politics courses include economics modules. Many degree and master courses include modules of Economics

NEWS:

ENTERPRISE IRELAND PRO VISITS PRES TRALEE - MAY 2015

Ms. Jean O'Sullivan , the PRO of Enterprise Ireland  visited Pres Tralee on Tuesday the 5th of May, having been invited by the Dream Bank to our school.  The fourth years, fifth year business students and one first year group attended the presentation.   Her 40 minute presentation highlighted the role of women in business.  She explained the challenges that they meet and she also explained how  Enterprise Ireland help them overcome these challenges.  Her talk was both inspiring and captivating.  

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Reflective Thought

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 In spring, I move."

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