Business Management

Business Management: National 5

Level 5 (24 SCQF credit points)


Understanding Business

Management of People and Finance

Management of Marketing and Operations

This subject is suitable for anyone interested in entering the world of business, whether as a manager, employee or self-employed person as it gives you knowledge of the business environment.

Course specification: National 5 Business Management

You will develop skills and attributes in the following areas:

  • an enterprising attitude

  • an appreciation of taking risks in a business

  • a customer focus in a business context

  • financial management within a business

  • interpreting a range of information to make business decisions.


You will be assessed through a combination of a Business Management question paper (70 marks) and a business related assignment (30 marks).


Higher Business Management and other SQA courses; further study, training or employment.

Possible careers in Human Resources/Personnel; Marketing/Advertising; Retail/Fashion Management; Banking; Insurance and Local Government.

Entry requirements