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Irish Transition Year: Enterprise

Getting a taste of the business world is an essential aspect of Transition Year, whether a pupil aspires to be an entrepreneur or forge a career in a multinational industry or simply become a savvy consumer.

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Business and Enterprise

The formation of a mini-company is often a highlight of Transition Year and provides exciting insights into everything from coming up with an idea for a business to working out profit margins once it is up and running. In between, there are tasks like devising a business plan, doing market research, to see whether there is demand for your product or service, and marketing and promoting it to help it succeed. Alison’s courses will help any budding entrepreneurs or captains of industry take their first steps into the world of business.


Some key concepts

  • The business skills aspects of creating a mini-company like market research and marketing
  • Running an organization, and understanding consumer rights.
  • Investigation of costs and how financing could be organized.

Business Administration and Banking

There is much more to TY Business and Enterprise Studies than the commercial aspects of the subject. Here, pupils can develop skills that will prove useful in many fields of work, such as typing and keyboard skills, taking notes and writing up reports, using business software, and investing and saving.

Some key concepts

  • Practical business skills such as conducting meetings, and note-taking and report-writing skills
  • Typewriting and keyboard skills
  • Savings and investment skills
  • Business computer skills development using a basic integrated software package.

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