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Nelson Business Education - 9780170185653
384 Pages

Nelson Business Education

By | Copyright Year:2010 | ISBN-13: 9780170185653

This second edition of our increasingly popular series for Business Education in Queensland incorporates the new changes to the Year 10 Business Education syllabus, with generally updated text throughout.


Part 1 Business and economic systems
Unit 1 The nature of economic systems
Unit 2 Contemporary business environments
Unit 3 Production and markets

Part 2 Enterprise and ventures
Unit 4 Entrepreneurial creativity
Unit 5 Developing a business idea
Unit 6 Business plan production and evaluation

Part 3 Work environments
Unit 7 The changing nature of work
Unit 8 Legal processes and work

Part 4 Information procedures
Unit 9 The nature of information
Unit 10 Information management
Unit 11 Financial records management
Unit 12 The accounting procedures for a sole trader


Kerri Hicks-Schilling is an experienced educator who, over the past decade, has made significant contributions to progressing Business Education in Queensland as a teacher, Head of Department, District Review Panel Chair for Business Communications and Technologies, BEAQ conference presenter and convenor, and Standards and Assessment Officer, then Senior Education Officer, with the Queensland Studies Authority (QSA). She is currently working as a Business and Education Consultant with EDServe.

Aliisa Mylonas has extensive teaching experience in both the secondary and tertiary sectors, and has served on a number of QSA committees as a tertiary or industry representative. She is an established writer and presenter in the field of Business Education, and is passionate about producing quality resources that will excite and support learners and teachers in and beyond the classroom. Aliisa owns and comanages an import/wholesale business, while also working part-time as a Learning Consultant at The University of Queensland.

Jeff Schneider has taught Business, SOSE, Economics, Accounting, Legal Studies and Commerce for 30 years. He believes that business concepts, processes and financial literacy are essential learning for all students, who are already practised consumers and who will be the workforce, managers and entrepreneurs to carry the Australian economy into the future. Jeff is Principal of Good Counsel College, Innisfail, and is still active in the classroom, in professional associations and in the professional development of teachers.

Anna Simpson is a Queensland-trained Junior and Senior Business Education teacher who is currently Acting VET Coordinator at St John Fisher College. Anna has been involved in presenting at BEAQ conferences, is a district panel member for BCT and is involved with the ISQ mentoring program. Anna also holds a Bachelor of Business (Communication) and has worked as the Marketing and Communications Officer for an international architectural firm, responsible for writing successful architectural award and project submissions.


Topical case studies and articles, using mainly local examples

Easy-to-understand language and margin glossaries help students to develop a sophisticated level of financial literacy

Many analytical, critical and creative activities

Full-colour graphics

Thinking prompts to encourage individual reflection and engage students in small-group and whole-class discussion and debate

Scenario characters to create a comprehensive narrative for some units

A student CD in the back, with a pdf of the book, templates and word games