Core, Part 1.1 Consumer Choice
Time 20 hours
Students learn how to identify, research and evaluate options when making decisions related to solving those problems and issues that confront consumers.
Outcomes A student:
applies consumer, financial, business, legal and employment concepts and terminology in a variety of contexts
analyses the rights and responsibilities of individuals in a range of consumer, financial, business, legal and employment contexts
examines the role of law in society
analyses key factors affecting commercial and legal decisions
evaluates options for solving commercial and legal problems and issues
monitors and modifies the implementation of plans designed to solve commercial and legal problems and issues
researches and assesses commercial and legal information using a variety of sources
explains commercial and legal information using a variety of forms
works independently and collaboratively to meet individual and collective goals within specified timelines
Word processing applications to prepare and present research information
Excel Spreadsheet to prepare budgets
PowerPoint multimedia application to present information
Graphics within PowerPoint to present information
Internet to access information.
Dollarsmart Financial Toolkit, Financial Planning Organisation
‘Commerce In Action Consumers, Business, Work’ Shade, Gyles et al.
COMMERCE STAGE 5
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