The world revolves around business
and what better way to launch your future than to engage in some - or all - of
Mabel Park State High School’s Business subjects. Our subjects help to provide students with
the ability to contribute to the dynamic and constantly changing business
environment that is the global economy so they can make informed and reasoned
Business Communication and Technologies offers students a range of opportunities to engage in
and understand a range of administrative practices through real-life situations
and case studies within various business contexts. Content also includes a focus on essential
skills of communication and the use of business-specific technologies as well
as the broader social, cultural and environmental implications of business
BCT is instrumental in preparing
students for the future as it provides knowledge and skills that are considered
life skills. Tertiary study and employment
is possible in areas such as business administration/management, events
management, workplace health and safety or alternatively tertiary study in
business, accounting, management and human resources.
By studying Legal Studies students gain an understanding of how the Australian
legal system developed and the ways in which it can affect the lives of all
citizens. From historical beginnings to
modern day, students explore the frameworks which regulate and shape our
society. Students study a range of
topics that help to provide them with the necessary skills and knowledge to
become active and informed participants in society – from understanding the
basic elements of contract law to criminal offences and defences to determining
whether the Australian legal system adequately protects and enforces the rights
of the individual.
Legal Studies can aid students who
wish to pursue further education and employment in law (although Legal Studies
is not a prerequisite to study law), law enforcement, criminology, justice
studies, social work, government corrective services, business and education.
tool that can be used to provide opportunities to develop skills in managing
financial resources which can be applied at a personal level as well as in the
business environment. It helps students
to understand the processes involved in generating, recording, classifying,
analysing, interpreting and reporting accounting information as a basis for
planning, control and effective decision making.
In a world of constant technological
change, changes to accounting processes are recognised and students use
information technology to apply the accounting processes from a business
perspective, using applications such as MYOB for example. A range of concepts are studied and include
the 7 journal process (source documents through to trial balance), budgeting
using spreadsheets to analysing financial reports.
Senior Accounting can lead to
tertiary studies in Accountancy, Business Management, Financial Management and
employment opportunities such as a small business owner, finance officer and
accounts receivable and payable clerk.