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Business Studies


In Business Studies, there are five key areas of opportunity to develop you super-curricular knowledge for studying Business Studies at a higher level.

1. Online Lectures and podcasts

2. Dragon's Den

3. External Speakers

4. Trips

5. Recommended reading


1. Online lectures and podcasts 


Two reasons companies fail — and how to avoid them (Knut Haanaes | TED@BCG London)


The single biggest reason why start-ups succeed (Bill Gross | TED2015)


What makes a job "good" — and the case for investing in people (Warren Valdmanis | TED@BCG)


The surprising ingredient that makes businesses work better (Marco Alverà | TED@BCG Milan)


2. Dragon's Den 



Dragons den at a University for summer 2022. Book an external venue, like a University, where we could get students together and come up with their own business pitch.


3. External speakers



4. Trips

  • Bank of England
  • Chelsea Football Stadium
  • Amazon warehouse
  • London Business School
  • Tour of financial district
  • Museum of brands

5. Recommended reading


UK inflation set to hit 30-year high as rate rise expectations mount- (January 18th 2022) 

Boohoo accused of failing to improve working conditions in its supply chain- (June 18th 2021)

Employers ‘named and shamed’ for paying less than minimum wage(August 5th 2021)