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Business Innovation Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 4.0
For teaching in Australian and SACE International schools from January 2024 to December 2024.
For teaching in SACE International schools only from May/June 2023 to March 2024 and from May/June 2024 to March 2025.
Accredited in August 2018 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2019. 

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Learning requirements

Learning requirements

The learning requirements summarise the knowledge, skills, and understanding that students are expected to develop and demonstrate through their learning in Stage 1 Business Innovation.

In this subject, students are expected to:

  1. explore problems and generate possible solutions to meet customer problems or needs using a customer-focused approach
  2. develop and apply financial awareness and decision-making skills using assumption based planning tools
  3. respond to and apply business and financial information to develop and communicate business models 
  4. analyse and evaluate the effectiveness of business models 
  5. explore and analyse opportunities presented by digital and emerging technologies in business contexts
  6. apply communication and collaborative skills in business contexts.