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Unit One AQA 6131 Revision Materials

Unit One AQA 6131 Revision Materials

These are my revision notes for Unit 1 of the AQA legacy paper. Updated versions are available to purchase as well for the new specification but these notes provide a good basic outline of many topic areas.

By dazzan74

Market Research

Market Research

This is the latest in the series of simplified marketing notes aimed at Learning Support students of GCSE Business Studies. The notes cover the topics of primary and secondary research, sampling techniques, SWOT Analysis and USP Analysis in an easy to understand manner. There are various tasks for students to complete as they progress through the worksheet.

By dazzan74

What is Sources of Finance all about?

What is Sources of Finance all about?

The latest in the series of resources designed to help students with Learning Support needs better understand the basics of GCSE Business Studies. This topic looks at the many different sources of finance available to a business.

By dazzan74

What is Ratio Analysis all about?

What is Ratio Analysis all about?

The final element of this package of notes designed to assist the understanding of finance for learning support students of GCSE Business Studies. These notes look at the five key ratios that students are required to know and use for the OCR exam. It breaks them down into easy to understand elements and builds up student confidence about how to use the figures!

By dazzan74

What are Sole Traders and Partnerships All About?

What are Sole Traders and Partnerships All About?

A worksheet designed to help GCSE students of Business Studies to gain a solid grounding in this key topic area. It looks at why people decide to establish themselves as an unlimited business and examines the pros and cons of such a decision.

By dazzan74

What is Profit and Loss All About?

What is Profit and Loss All About?

The next title in this series, aimed at Learning Support students of GCSE Business Studies. This worksheet looks at the Trading, Profit and Loss Account. It considers how the account is constructed and examines the different elements in detail.

By dazzan74

What is Cash Flow all about?

What is Cash Flow all about?

Another in the series of Learning Support materials aimed specifically at students of GCSE Business Studies. This worksheet looks at the role of the Cash Flow in Business. It examines how a cash flow is constructed and the main differences between cash and profit.

By dazzan74

What are Balance Sheets all about?

What are Balance Sheets all about?

The penultimate worksheet in this series of financial notes targeted at learning support students of GCSE Business Studies. This worksheet looks at that most challenging of subject areas....the Balance Sheet. It trys to break it down into simple stages that will enable a deeper understanding by the pupil.

By dazzan74

Government Policies: Fiscal Policy

Government Policies: Fiscal Policy

A structured powerpoint with activities incorporated to guide students through fiscal policy. Specifically designed for the iGCSE Business Studies Spec, but could be altered for others.Activities include, matching, cloze procedure, crossing out incorrect words and flow charts.

By igcsebusteacher88

Global systems and global governance - New A level geography summary revision sheets

Global systems and global governance - New A level geography summary revision sheets

Blank revision templates focused on Global systems and global governance AS and A-level Geography content. 30 summary sheets included - provide allocated space to make notes on key processes, equations, important keywords and definitions as well as relevant diagrams to aid learning and understanding. Case studies included. The text boxes on each sheet are specific to the level of content required for each area and are laid out in a way to ensure revision is organized and clear to read. Key sub-headings provide guidance for relevant information required for the topic, however, are flexible to allow students to adapt writing styles to suit their preference, either bullet pointing information inside the boxes or writing in continuous prose. This document covers the content required for AQA Geography (7037) for the first examination in 2018. Revision sheets may be applicable to other examination boards including Pearson Edexcel, WJEC, CCEA and OCR also to the subject of economics and any GCSE related content.

By ebrook_

Break-Even Analysis Handbook + Presentation

Break-Even Analysis Handbook + Presentation

This is a handbook that I have produced includes the basic background information on break-even analysis and some exciting tasks for learner's to engage in and complete. Attached with it is a presentation that accompanies it. This should be enough material to cover 2 lessons. Ideal for GCSE students. Enjoy!

By gohar_khan

What is Price Elasticity all about?

What is Price Elasticity all about?

The latest in the series of learning support materials aimed at students of GCSE Business Studies. This unit looks at the area of Price Elasticity of Demand. It considers the meaning of the results and shows students how to calculate percentage change.

By dazzan74

What are Entrepreneurs all about?

What are Entrepreneurs all about?

A worksheet aimed at GCSE Business Students with the aim of helping them to comprehend this complex topic area. What makes someone want to set up their own business? What qualities do they require?

By dazzan74

What are Franchises All About?

What are Franchises All About?

Another one in the series of worksheets designed to help the understanding of GCSE Business Studies students. This topic looks at the concept of the franchise and how it offers many entrepreneurs a chance to operate a business but without all of the risks!

By dazzan74

What is Break Even all about?

What is Break Even all about?

Another in the series of resources aimed at helping learning support students in their studies of GCSE Business Studies. This worksheet looks at Break Even Analysis.

By dazzan74

Basic Excel Calculations for Beginners

Basic Excel Calculations for Beginners

This resource is for those that are new to Microsoft Excel and want to quickly learn and practice using calculations in Excel. The spreadsheet has a number of different sheets within it that have clear instructions and practice exercises to use for yourself or your learners to quickly master basic concepts.I have used this to teach students and workplace learners with much success.Covers addition, subtraction, multiplication and division on sheet 1. Sheet 2 has Autosum and subsequent sheets practice using these with common spreadsheets such as invoices and profit and loss scenarios. Simply give learners a copy of this spreadsheet and work through together or let them try by themselves.

By biowriterab

What are Costs and Revenues all about?

What are Costs and Revenues all about?

The latest in the series of resources designed to aide student understanding of complex GCSE Business Studies concepts. This worksheet examines the concepts of costs and revenues, looking at fixed and variable costs and how businesses have to estimate their initial figures.

By dazzan74

The Business Cycle

The Business Cycle

A structured activity that helps students to go through the different stages of the business cycle.Could be used as exploratory learning opportunity, as a consolidation activity or as a revision activity.

By igcsebusteacher88

What is Supply and Demand all about?

What is Supply and Demand all about?

The latest in the series of marketing notes designed for GCSE Business Studies students. They are primarily intended for learning support departments but maybe of use wider afield. This topic looks at the area of Supply and Demand Curves.

By dazzan74

Location Decisions

Location Decisions

A sorting activity for the different factors that influence where a business locates itself, depending on whether it is a manufacturer, retailer, service sector or operating in an International market.

By igcsebusteacher88

Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance - BTEC Level 3 Revision booklet - Learning Aim D

Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance - BTEC Level 3 Revision booklet - Learning Aim D

This resource is a revision booklet for BTEC Business Level 3 - Unit 3 Personal and Business FinanceLearning Aim D: Select and evaluate different sources of business financeSources of Finance (D1)The student booklet contains revision activities and exam style questions.The teacher answer booklet contains answers to all the revision activities and mark schemes for the exam style questions.I am currently working on a revision booklet for the other Learning Aims for this unit and hope to add them to my shop in the near future.

By businessteacher1

AQA A-Level Business Revision Maps (Year 1)

AQA A-Level Business Revision Maps (Year 1)

Revision maps for every topic of the brand new specification AQA A-Level Business course (7131) for Year 1 (AS). These have been designed to allow students to review their knowledge on essential aspects of the course and make excellent revision aid's in preparation for the exam. To maximise their use they should be printed out on A3 paper.6 Revision Maps Include:1. What is Business?2. Managers, Leadership & Decision Making3. Decision Making to Improve Marketing Performance4. Decision Making to Improve Operational Performance5. Decision Making to Improve Financial Performance6. Decision Making to Improve Human Resource PerformanceIf you would like a preview there is a free download available of the revision map for managers, leadership & decision making. It has taken over 12 hours to produce these revision maps and they have had great feedback from students.Thanks!

By Coxy008

Unit 4 iGCSE  Study Maps: Operations Management

Unit 4 iGCSE Study Maps: Operations Management

Diagrams to help students visually organise their notes on Unit 4: Operations Management1. Production of goods and services 2. Costs, scale of production and break-even analysis.3. Achieving quality production4. Location DecisionsCould be used as a revision activity, or as a starter/ plenary depending on teacher preference.

By igcsebusteacher88

AQA A-Level Business Revision Maps (Year 2)

AQA A-Level Business Revision Maps (Year 2)

Revision maps for every topic of the brand new specification AQA A-Level Business course (7132) for Year 2 . These have been designed to allow students to review their knowledge on essential aspects of the course and make excellent revision aid's in preparation for the exam. To maximise their use they should be printed out on A3 paper.5 Revision Maps Include:7.1 Analysing the Strategic Position of a Business7.2. Analysing the Strategic Position of a Business8. Choosing Strategic Direction9. Strategic Methods: How to Pursue Strategies 10. Managing Strategic Change This resource aims to complement the revision maps that I have also produced for Year 1 content in preparation for the three terminal papers for A-Level Business. If you would like a preview of what the maps are like there is a free download available on my page of the revision map for managers, leadership & decision making (Year 1).Thanks!

By Coxy008

Environmental and ethical issues

Environmental and ethical issues

A diagram used to visually organise information on how business activity can impact the environment, including the notion of externalities. Also included is the issues concerning pressure group activity, ethical decisions and financial penalties that can be enforced. This could be used as a revision activity, as a starter, plenary or main activity. It could also be blown into A3.

By igcsebusteacher88

Business and the International Economy

Business and the International Economy

A diagram used to visually organise information on the benefits and drawbacks of globalisation and operating as a multi-national company. Also including the impact of exchange rates on businesses who import and export goods and services.This could be used as a revision activity, as a starter, plenary or main activity. It could also be blown into A3.

By igcsebusteacher88

Government Economic Objectives and Policies

Government Economic Objectives and Policies

A diagram used to visually organise information on the different types of government objectives that would be set and government policies that will influence a business and consumer spending. This could be used as a revision activity, as a starter, plenary or main activity. It could also be blown into A3.

By igcsebusteacher88

Unit 6 iGCSE: External Influences

Unit 6 iGCSE: External Influences

Diagrams to help students visually organise their notes on Unit 6: External Influences on Business Activity. It follows the iGCSE syllabus but would topics would be suitable for other exam boards. The topics include: 1. Government Objectives and Policies 2. Environmental and ethical issues 3. Business and the international economy Could be used as a revision activity, or as a starter/ plenary depending on teacher preference.

By igcsebusteacher88