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Level 1

Demonstrate knowledge of business structures and statements of intent
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

22843 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of business structures, and statements of intent in business organisations.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe human resource management functions in a business organisation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by achievement standard 90841.

22844 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe human resource management functions in a business organisation.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of stakeholders in a business organisation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

22845 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and describe stakeholder influence on a business organisation, and describe own role as a stakeholder in a business organisation.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Investigate business employment options, and interpret a job description within the business environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

22846 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of, and investigate business employment options within the business environment, and interpret a job description to assess own suitability for a job in a business organisation.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of innovation and entrepreneurship in business contexts

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Version 5

22847 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of innovation and entrepreneurship in business contexts.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Plan for a one-off business activity
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 22849 have been replaced by achievement standard 90842.

22848 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare to plan, and create a plan for a one-off business activity.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Carry out a planned one-off business activity
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 22848 have been replaced by achievement standard 90842.

22849 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for, carry out, evaluate, and report on a one-off business activity, according to a plan; and evaluate own performance in, and learning gained from the one-off business activity.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate an understanding of internal features of a small business

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Version 2

90837 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate an understanding of external factors influencing a small business

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Version 3

90838 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Apply business knowledge to an operational problem(s) in a given small business context

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Version 2

90839 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Apply the marketing mix to a new or existing product

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Version 3

90840 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Investigate aspects of human resource processes in a business

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 22844.

90841 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Carry out and review a product-based business activity within a classroom context with direction

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 22848 and unit standard 22849.

90842 Achievement Standard 6 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of the process that leads to an organisation's financial decision

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Version 1

92028 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of price using a model or concept

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92029 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of interdependent financial relationships

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Version 1

92030 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of an organisation's financial viability

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Version 1

92031 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Level 2

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of marketing in business
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by AS90846.

22850 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of marketing in New Zealand business, and plan marketing for a specified product or service.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Analyse business organisations in relation to their features
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 22852 have been replaced by AS90843.

22851 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse business organisations in relation to their features.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of business production processes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 22851 have been replaced by AS90843.

22852 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of business production processes, and apply that knowledge to a business organisation.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe and analyse the impact of external factors affecting New Zealand business organisations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by AS90844.

22853 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the impact external factors can have on the operation of New Zealand business organisations; and analyse the impact of external factors on a specific business organisation in New Zealand.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Apply innovative thinking techniques within a business context

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Version 5

22854 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe factors that affect innovative thinking within business organisations; and apply innovative thinking techniques to a product, service, system, or process within a specified business context.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Plan for an ongoing business activity
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 22856 have been replaced by AS90848.

22855 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare to plan, and create a plan for an ongoing activity within a business context; and evaluate performance in, and learning gained from, the business activity planning.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Carry out a planned ongoing business activity
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 22855 have been replaced by AS90848.

22856 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for, carry out, evaluate, and report on an ongoing business activity, according to a plan; and evaluate performance in, and learning gained from, the ongoing business activity.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate understanding of the internal operations of a large business

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 22851 and unit standard 22852.

90843 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of how a large business responds to external factors

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 22853.

90844 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Apply business knowledge to a critical problem(s) in a given large business context

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Version 2

90845 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Conduct market research for a new or existing product

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 22850.

90846 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Investigate the application of motivation theory in a business

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Version 2

90847 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Carry out, review and refine a business activity within a community context with guidance

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 22855 and unit standard 22856.

90848 Achievement Standard 9 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of future proofing influences that affect business viability

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Version 1

91865 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Conduct an inquiry into the use of organisms to meet future needs

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91866 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of a primary industry business structure that best meets the strategic needs of a business

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91867 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of cash flow forecasting for a business

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91868 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Level 3

Analyse a marketing issue in a business organisation and evaluate potential solutions
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by AS91382.

22857 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse a marketing issue in a business organisation; and evaluate options and recommend a solution to address the issue.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Evaluate the impact of change on business organisations' operations and strategic objectives
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by AS91379 and AS91380.

22858 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to evaluate the impact of a change on business organisations' operations and strategic objectives.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Analyse a human resource management issue in a business organisation and evaluate potential solutions
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by AS91383.

22859 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse a human resource management issue in a business organisation; and evaluate options and recommend a solution to address the issue.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Analyse a production process issue in a business organisation and evaluate potential solutions
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 22861 have been replaced by AS91381.

22860 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: analyse a production process issue in a business organisation; and evaluate options and recommend a solution to address the issue.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Analyse stakeholder conflict in a business organisation and evaluate potential solutions
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 22860 have been replaced by AS91381.

22861 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse stakeholder conflict arising from a specific business decision; and evaluate options and recommend a solution to address the conflict.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Plan for an ongoing complex business activity
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 22863 have been replaced by AS91384.

22862 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to plan, and create a plan for an ongoing complex business activity; and evaluate performance in, and learning gained from, the business activity planning.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Carry out a planned ongoing complex business activity
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 22862 have been replaced by AS91384.

22863 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for, carry out, evaluate, and report on, an ongoing complex business activity according to a plan; and evaluate performance in, and learning gained from, the ongoing complex business activity.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of factors that impact on businesses

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Version 4

25424 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of critical success factors for businesses, and of business costs and their profit implications.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate understanding of how internal factors interact within a business that operates in a global context

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Version 2 This achievement standard and AS91380 replaced unit standard 22858.

91379 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of strategic response to external factors by a business that operates in a global context

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Version 2 This achievement standard and AS91379 replaced unit standard 22858.

91380 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Apply business knowledge to address a complex problem(s) in a given global business context

Word  PDF

Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 22860 and unit standard 22861.

91381 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Develop a marketing plan for a new or existing product

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 22857.

91382 Achievement Standard 6 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Analyse a human resource issue affecting businesses

Word  PDF

Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 22859.

91383 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Carry out, with consultation, an innovative and sustainable business activity

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 22862 and unit standard 22863.

91384 Achievement Standard 9 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Investigate the exporting potential of a New Zealand business in a market, with consultation

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Version 2

91385 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Analyse future proofing strategies to ensure long term viability of a business

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Version 1

91869 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Analyse the effect of financing options of a strategic capital expenditure decision on a business

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91870 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Analyse how a product meets market needs through innovation in the value chain

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Version 1

91871 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Data as at 21 January 2022