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PEST Factors : Political
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PEST Factors : Political

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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 are suitable for all boards). These slides and hand out are designed to support the delivery of the Component Three topic of PEST Analysis. They explain the main political factors that affect business activity and the role of government in providing a stable framework for businesses to operate within. The slides examine taxation and subsidies, fiscal and monetary policy, government regulation and deregulation of markets, the role of government as a purchaser of goods and services from the private sector and considers other relevant issues such as patent law and competitive tendering. The slides contain the Quick Fire Five questions and also a practice essay (both with solutions). The pack also contains a FREE set of student revision notes.
AQA Business - UNIT 10 Managing Strategic Change
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AQA Business - UNIT 10 Managing Strategic Change

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This bundle of four PowerPoint and revision note topics, provides students with an indepth understanding of core areas relating to the AQA A Level Business specification. The pack contains notes abouts managing change, managing organisational culture, managing strategic implementation and concludes with the problems of strategy and why strategies fail. Specific topic areas include: The causes of and pressures for change Disruptive change Incremental change Lewin’s Force Field Analysis The value of change The value of a flexible organisational model Restructuring Delayering Organic v mechanistic structures Knowledge and information management Barriers to change Kotter and Schlesinger’s models The importance of organisational culture Handy’s cultural models Hofstede’s national culture models Influences on organisational culture Problems of changing culture How to implement strategic change Leadership and strategic change Communication and strategic change Network analysis Critical path analysis Strategic drift Planned and emergent strategies Divorce of ownership and control The value of strategic planning Contingency planning Given the inclusion of student revision notes, this pack represents excellent value for money and saves teachers hours of time in preparing notes.
Eduqas Teacher PowerPoint Pack (Component 3: Business in a Changing World)
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Eduqas Teacher PowerPoint Pack (Component 3: Business in a Changing World)

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A complete and comprehensive series of teacher PowerPoint resources designed to complement the second year teaching of Component Three (Business in a Changing World) which forms the basis for Paper 3 of the A Level Business qualification. These slides have been designed from the ground-up with a specific focus upon the specification requirements of the WJEC/Eduqas A Level in Business. With a limited textbook offering from the main publishing houses, these resources provide teachers with time-saving quality materials in one single easy to use PowerPoint that include detailed notes, videos, practice calculations, Quick Fire Five knowledge and essay practice questions, all with suggested solutions. They are designed to offer quality and excellent value for money. The 424 slides cover the following areas: Business Change; Risk Management; PEST (Political); PEST (Economic); PEST (Social); PEST (Technological); Legal Issues Facing a Firm; Business Ethics; Business and the Environment; International Trade; Globalisation; The European Union.
Strategic Analysis: SWOT, Porter's Five Forces and The Ansoff Matrix
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Strategic Analysis: SWOT, Porter's Five Forces and The Ansoff Matrix

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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.
Critical Path Analysis Revision Pack
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Critical Path Analysis Revision Pack

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The latest in the revision packs aimed at improving pupil knowledge of core areas of the A Level Business specification that often cause problems. This pack focuses upon critical path analysis and includes the usual format of an assessment sheet (knowledge, application, analysis and evaluation skills are tested), teacher answer sheet, a mind map for pupil revision and a specialist revision sheet about critical path analysis. This pack also incorporates a detailed PowerPoint that teachers can use to deliver the topic and is supported with a PDF version of the notes to act as a hand out.
AQA A Level Business UNIT 8 - Choosing Strategic Direction
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AQA A Level Business UNIT 8 - Choosing Strategic Direction

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A 2 part resource that includes detailed teacher PowerPoint resources covering Unit 8 of the A Level Business course. PowerPoints include: •Choosing Strategic Direction (Ansoff’s Matrix) •Strategic Positioning Each presentation contains extensive, detailed notes that are specific to the exam requirements of the AQA. These resources are designed to be engaging and accessible and all contain the Quick Fire Five knowledge questions, a short objective test or calculation questions and an essay practice (all with suggested solutions). In addition, each presentation is accompanied with a FREE student revision notes handout to assist with the delivery of the material.
AQA Business - Managing Inventory and Supply Chains
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AQA Business - Managing Inventory and Supply Chains

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A new range of materials aimed at supporting teachers of the AQA A Level in Business. This presentation is designed to cover the topic of managing inventory and supply chains. The presentation considers ways and value of improving flexibility, speed of response and dependability and focuses upon the concept of mass customisation. It then considers how best to manage supply so that it matches up with levels of demand for goods and examines outsourcing, the use of temporary and part-time employees and producing goods to order. The presentation also examines the key influences acting upon the inventory levels of a firm and includes an interpretation of inventory control charts (stock control charts), lead times, re-order levels and buffer stocks. It concludes with an assessment of the influences on the choices of suppliers and how to manage the supply chain effectively and the value of this to a business. The pack contains the Quick Fire Five knowledge questions, a short objective test, a practice calculation activity and an essay question all complete with suggested answers. This pack also includes a FREE copy of the student revision notes for this section of the course.
AQA Business - Managing Change
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AQA Business - Managing Change

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A new range of materials aimed at supporting teachers of the AQA A Level in Business. This presentation is designed to cover the topic of managing organisational culture by businesses and has been adapted to meet the specific requirements of the AQA specification. The presentation considers some of the different types of change encountered by a firm (internal, external, incremental and disruptive), Lewin’s force field analysis model, the value of change for a business, the benefits of operating as a flexible organisation (including restructuring, delayering, flexible employment contracts, organic structures v mechanistic and knowledge and information management), barriers to managing change and how to overcome barriers to change (Kotter and Schlesinger’s models). The pack contains the Quick Fire Five knowledge questions, a short objective test and an essay question all complete with suggested answers. This pack also includes a FREE copy of the student revision notes for this section of the course.
AQA Business - Setting Financial Objectives
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AQA Business - Setting Financial Objectives

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A new range of materials aimed at supporting teachers of the AQA A Level in Business. This presentation is designed to cover the topic of setting financial objectives. It starts with a look at the value of setting financial objectives, including the concept of a return on investment (ROI) and an understanding of the proportion of long-term funding that is debt. It then looks at the distinction between cash flow and profit and the three different types of profit (operating profit, gross profit and profit for the year). Revenue, cost and profit objectives are then considered, alongside cash flow objectives, investment and capital structure objectives. The presentation concludes with an examination of the key internal and external influences acting upon the financial objectives of a firm. The pack contains the Quick Fire Five knowledge questions, a short objective test, and an essay question all complete with suggested answers. This pack also includes a FREE copy of the student revision notes for this section of the course.
AQA Business - Sources of Finance
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AQA Business - Sources of Finance

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A new range of materials aimed at supporting teachers of the AQA A Level in Business. This presentation is designed to cover the topic of making financial decisions with a specific focus upon sources of finance. It considers some of the main types of internal and external sources of finance available to a business. These include debt factoring, share capital, venture capital, crowdfunding, hire purchase, working capital, sale of assets, trade credit, overdrafts, bank loans, government finance and commercial mortgages. The presentation examines each source of finance and analyses both their specific benefits and drawbacks. It also looks at which source of finance is the most appropriate for a firm, and considers the legal structure of the firm, the intended purpose of the finance and the levels of risk that a firm’s management are prepared to accept. The pack contains the Quick Fire Five knowledge questions, a short objective test, and an essay question all complete with suggested answers. This pack also includes a FREE copy of the student revision notes for this section of the course.
Production
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Production

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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 are suitable for all boards). These slides and hand out are designed to support the delivery of the Component One topic of production. They explain the different methods of production including job, batch and flow and evaluate the most appropriate methods of production for a business. The slides contain the Quick Fire Five questions and also a practice essay (both with solutions). The pack also contains a free set of student revision notes.
Added Value
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Added Value

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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 are suitable for all boards). These slides and hand out are designed to support the delivery of the Component One topic of added value. They explain what is meant by added value and show how it is calculated and the difference between added value and profit. They then look at ways of improving value added and evaluate its importance to a business and its stakeholders. The slides contain the Quick Fire Five questions and also a practice essay (both with solutions). The pack also contains a free set of student revision notes.
AQA Business - Managing Organisational Culture
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AQA Business - Managing Organisational Culture

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A new range of materials aimed at supporting teachers of the AQA A Level in Business. This presentation is designed to cover the topic of managing organisational culture by businesses and has been adapted to meet the specific requirements of the AQA specification. The presentation considers the importance of organisational culture with a specific examination of the work of both Handy’s power, task, role and person culture and Hofstede’s national cultures, the main influences on organisational culture and concludes with the main reasons for and problems of changing organisational culture. The pack contains the Quick Fire Five knowledge questions, a short objective test and an essay question all complete with suggested answers. This pack also includes a FREE copy of the student revision notes for this section of the course.
AQA Business - Analysing Strategic Options: Investment Appraisal
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AQA Business - Analysing Strategic Options: Investment Appraisal

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A new range of materials aimed at supporting teachers of the AQA A Level in Business. This presentation is designed to cover the topic of investment appraisal and sensitivity analysis and has been adapted to meet the specific requirements of the AQA specification. The presentation analyses the strategic options available to a business with a specific reference to investment appraisal and sensitivity analysis. It examines the 3 main investment appraisal techniques of payback, average rate of return (ARR) and net present value (NPV), including how to calculate and interpret the results of each method. It then considers the factors influencing investment decisions including non-financial factors, risk and uncertainty, before concluding with an evaluation of sensitivity analysis. The pack contains the Quick Fire Five knowledge questions, a short objective test and an essay question all complete with suggested answers. This pack also includes a FREE copy of the student revision notes for this section of the course.
AQA A Level Business UNIT 3 - Decision Making to Improve Marketing Performance
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AQA A Level Business UNIT 3 - Decision Making to Improve Marketing Performance

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A 4 part resource that includes detailed teacher PowerPoint resources covering Unit 3 of the A Level Business course. PowerPoints include: •Setting marketing objectives •Understanding markets and customers •Segmentation, targeting and positioning (STP) •Using the marketing mix Each presentation contains extensive, detailed notes that are specific to the exam requirements of the AQA. These resources are designed to be engaging and accessible and all contain the Quick Fire Five knowledge questions, a short objective test or calculation questions and an essay practice (all with suggested solutions). In addition, each presentation is accompanied with a FREE student revision notes handout to assist with the delivery of the material.
AQA Business - UNIT 9 Strategic Methods: How to Pursue Strategies
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AQA Business - UNIT 9 Strategic Methods: How to Pursue Strategies

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This bundle of four PowerPoint and revision note topics, provides students with an indepth understanding of core areas relating to the AQA A Level Business specification. The pack contains notes abouts assessing a change in scale, innovation, internationalisation and the growth of digital technologies. Specific topic areas include: Economies and diseconomies of scale Economies of scope Experience curve Synergy and overtrading Organic and external growth Retrenchment Franchising Integration and growth Innovation Kaizen Research and development Intrapreneurship Benchmarking Intellectual property and its protection Exporting Licensing Alliances Direct Investment Off-shoring and re-shoring Multinational corporations Bartlett and Ghosall’s international model ERP Big Data and Data Mining E-Commerce Given the inclusion of student revision notes, this pack represents excellent value for money and saves teachers hours of time in preparing notes.
AQA A Level Business - Year 12 Complete Course (Units 1, 2 and 3)
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AQA A Level Business - Year 12 Complete Course (Units 1, 2 and 3)

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A 10 part resource that includes detailed teacher PowerPoint resources covering the first 3 units of the Year 12 AQA A Level Business course. This represents tremendous value for high quality resources and offers a significant saving against other commercial options. PowerPoints include: UNIT 1 What is a Business? •Understanding the nature and purpose of business •Understanding different business forms •Understanding that businesses operate within an external environment UNIT 2 Managers, Leadership and Decision Making •Understanding management, leadership and decision making •Understanding management decision making •Understanding the role and importance of stakeholders UNIT 3 Decision Making to Improve Marketing Performance •Setting marketing objectives •Understanding markets and customers •Segmentation, targeting and positioning (STP) •Using the marketing mix Each presentation contains extensive, detailed notes that are specific to the exam requirements of the AQA. These resources are designed to be engaging and accessible and all contain the Quick Fire Five knowledge questions, a short objective test or calculation questions and an essay practice (all with suggested solutions). In addition, each presentation is accompanied with a FREE student revision notes handout to assist with the delivery of the material.
Eduqas A Level Business Exam Pack
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Eduqas A Level Business Exam Pack

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This is a pack of collated CPD materials from the WJEC/Eduqas board. The pack includes a variety of additional practice questions and materials that are useful when revising with students, as well as plenty of additional exam answer exemplars with commentary. Teaching Business has a wide range of teaching materials to help with the support of the WJEC/Eduqas specification, each pack focusing upon a core topic area with time saving theory notes, practice questions and essay questions and mark schemes at a much more competitive rate than many of the more commercially available options.
Enterprise and Business Plans Workbook
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Enterprise and Business Plans Workbook

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A new workbook aimed at developing A Level Business students' understanding of enterprise and business plans. This is of particular relevance to the OCR, WJEC/Eduqas and Excel examination boards that all still cover these areas. The work provides a variety of case studies, tasks, presentations and assignments for students to complete and finishes with a self-assessment and review of progress. Positive feedback on how to improve and develop these workbooks are welcome and I also acknowledge that some of these resources have been amalgamated from other authors whose hard work is much appreciated.
Costs and Break-Even Analysis
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Costs and Break-Even Analysis

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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 One topic of costs and break-even analysis. They explain what is meant by costs, revenue and profit and identify the costs that a business face, including fixed, variable, semi-variable, direct, indirect and total costs. They proceed to explain what is meant by contribution and break-even and show the means of calculating contribution and using the formula to help calculate break-even. The pack finally shows how break-even charts are constructed and interpreted (including the margin of safety) and illustrate the impact of changing costs and revenues upon the chart before evaluating the usefulness of break-even as a technique. The slides contain the Quick Fire Five questions, calculation practice 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. Please leave a review so that I can modify and amend where necessary and note that paid for presentations for other topics are available with more being produced when time permits.