Economics and business / Year 8 / Economics and Business Skills / Economic reasoning, decision-making and application

View on Australian Curriculum website Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority
Curriculum content descriptions

Generate a range of alternatives in response to an observed economic or business issue or event, and evaluate the potential costs and benefits of each alternative (ACHES035)

Elaborations
  • identifying opportunities in the market for a business and proposing alternative ways to take advantage of these
  • undertaking a cost-benefit analysis of alternative ways for a business to respond to opportunities in the market and making a decision about which one to recommend
  • exploring an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander business or enterprise, analysing how it has responded to an issue or opportunity, and applying a cost-benefit analysis
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Cost-benefit analysis

Refine results by

Year level 7-8
Resource type
Learning area Economics and business
Teacher resource

Developing and Designing New Product Lines and Marketing Strategies

This is a unit of work about developing new market lines and strategies to sell a new or revamped product. It includes researching existing markets, target markets and other influences that affect the marketing of a new product. The resource has a teacher guide and a presentation that provides background information and ...

Teacher resource

MoneySmart: Teaching resources for secondary schools

This is a suite of financial literacy education resources for teacher and parent use, developed by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). MoneySmart Teaching Year 7 to Year 10 secondary school resources are aligned to the Australian Curriculum and the National Consumer and Financial Literacy Framework. ...