Centre for Continuing Education

HSC Business Studies Exam Preparation Course (September)

HSC Business Studies. The smart way to prepare for your HSC.

Prepare for HSC Business Studies the smart way with HSC Business Studies preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Revision, Exam Techniques and the Latest Trends

This course will review all of the topics of the HSC Business Studies courses. There will be time for students to clarify theory and concepts that has eluded them up to this point in time. Tips on examination technique will be covered. Ample time will be provided for practice of multiple choice, short answers and extended responses.

This is an end of year exam preparation course preceded by a 3-part series covering key areas from within this subject’s syllabus. Other courses include HSC Business Studies Preparation Course (Part 1), HSC Business Studies Preparation Course (Part 2) and HSC Business Studies Preparation Course (Part 3).

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Discuss examination response technique.
  • Discuss the importance of case study and stimulus questions.
  • Apply theoretical understanding to multiple past questions across the various components of the HSC paper.

Content

(Aligned to NESA Syllabus Reference Points)

  • H1 The role of business in Australia and globally with regards to: theoretical understanding to multiple past questions across the various components of the HSC paper.
  • H2 Management strategies in response to changes in internal and external influences with regards to: the importance of case study and stimulus questions.
  • H3 Social and ethical responsibilities of management with regards to: theoretical understanding in relation to multiple past questions across the various components of the HSC paper.
  • H4 Business functions and processes in large and global businesses with regards to: the importance of case study and stimulus questions.
  • H5 Management strategies and their impact on businesses with regards to: theoretical understanding in relation to multiple past questions across the various components of the HSC paper.
  • H6 Effectiveness of management in the performance of businesses with regards to: theoretical understanding in relation to multiple past questions across the various components of the HSC paper.
  • H7 Contemporary business issues with regards to: examination response technique.
  • H8 Information for actual and hypothetical business situations with regards to: examination response technique.
  • H9 Business information, issues and concepts with regards to: examination response technique.
  • H10 Mathematical concepts in business situations with regards to: theoretical understanding in relation to multiple past questions across the various components of the HSC paper.

Delivery Style

In order to cater for students' different styles, this course will Lessons will have a blend of lecturer instruction via PowerPoint, short answer practice, multiple choice analysis, essay planning, sample HSC question practice and feedback, extended discussion of issues and implications, and analysis of past student responses. These lessons will incorporate both group and individual student participation.

Materials

Students will receive a Course booklet covering syllabus content plus a Question and Answer booklet.

Course Evaluation

This course will be evaluated via an online student questionnaire delivered in class.

Getting Through Your HSC: A Practical Guide

While you progress through this journey and also the conclusion of your schooling life, we know you’ll have a lot on your mind – exams, future study, careers – but remember, while keeping focused on these bigger goals and aspirations, it’s also important not to forget your own health and well-being.

For tips on staying motivated and keeping focused, dealing with anxiety, keeping healthy, relaxation, pre-study exercise and more, read our article Getting Through Your HSC: A Practical Guide.

Features

  • Expert trainers
  • Central locations
  • Small class sizes
  • Free, expert advice
  • Student materials – yours to keep
  • Statement of completion

What others say.

  • Excellent workshop to tie up my needs for the HSC.