Strategic Analysis: SWOT, Porter's Five Forces and The Ansoff Matrix

The latest in the new series of PowerPoint resources aimed at assisting teachers with the delivery of the WJEC/Eduqas A-level Business specification but is suitable for all boards. These slides and hand out are designed to support the delivery of the Component Two topic of strategic analysis with a focus upon corporate plans, SWOT analysis, Porter’s Five Forces Model and the Ansoff Matrix. They explain the relationship between objectives and strategy and assess corporate strategy, strategic direction, divisional and functional strategies. They then assess the relationship between strategy and tactics before explain the purpose of corporate plans. There follows an assessment of SWOT analysis and it is applied to Cadbury, before there is analysis of Porter’s Five Forces Model. Finally the material examines the nature and purpose of the Ansoff Matrix and evaluates its usefulness to a business. The slides contain the Quick Fire Five questions and also a practice essay (all with suggested solutions). In addition to the main PowerPoint a PDF copy of the notes has been provided to assist with pupil hand outs.

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Created: Jan 18, 2018

Updated: Apr 27, 2018

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