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A range of Business and IT resources. I hope you find them useful. Please give constructive feedback and let me know if you have any requests.
Sources of Finance and Financing Growth
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Sources of Finance and Financing Growth

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One lessons worth of resources to teach financial growth, assumes students have some knowledge of the sources if finance. The lesson plan would be: 0-10: Revising the sources of finance by matching up sources of definitions and feedback 10-30: Students to fill out the table on paper or on the computer analysing finance based on cost, risk and analysis. Put up the help sheets around the room for support. 30-40: Whole class feedback 40-55: Students come up with their own mini business pitch, they pitch to individuals, groups or class and they suggest and analyse which source might be best for their idea. 55-60: Review learning and set homework if appropriate.
Sources of Finance
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Sources of Finance

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A wide range of resources to teach sources of finance at GCSE level. PowerPoints, starters, activities, worksheet all included. Enough for 3 lessons, teach as its set up or pick and mix the bits you like best. Include a very interesting link to a Dragons Den pitch, including follow up questions for students to complete.
Franchises
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Franchises

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A wide range of resources to teach GCSE Business Franchises. You can follow the structure in the PowerPoints or use the resources in your own way. There is enough to teach up to 3 lessons.
Labour Turnover, Labour Productivity, Absenteeism, Health and Safety Absenteeism
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Labour Turnover, Labour Productivity, Absenteeism, Health and Safety Absenteeism

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Presentations to teach the topic of labour effectiveness measurements. Includes theory, pro's/con's of the measures/how to improve them and importantly x2 practice calculations for each measurement. Some tasks included as well as content to teach and discuss. Also includes a revision template. Could last between 2 - 4 lessons depending on how fast you go and how much you discuss the issues. Even if it isn't exactly how you want to teach them lesson it will certainly save you time and give you ideas. Constructive feedback welcome.
Location of Business
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Location of Business

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A selection of resources you could use to teach location of business for GCSE Business Studies. There is also a lesson plan to use if you choose to, or you could use the resources to supplement those that you already have. Full lesson worth of content.
Interest Rates
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Interest Rates

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A range of resources to teach Interest Rates, designed for GCSE level but might be useful at A-Level. Includes activities, definitions, questions and a cut and stick. Plenty of content to teach two hours or more.
Market Research, Primary, Secondary (Field and Desk) Surveys Focus Groups. 3 TO 5 HOURS OF LESSONS
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Market Research, Primary, Secondary (Field and Desk) Surveys Focus Groups. 3 TO 5 HOURS OF LESSONS

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A wide range of resources to cover market research at GCSE level including: Primary research Secondary research Surveys Focus groups ICT's and marketing Starters, activities, groups work, presentations Several lessons worth of content, use as it is set up or pick and choose the parts you like best. Include an idea to link to an Apprentice episode involving market research - STUDENTS LOVE THIS ONE OF MY MOST POPULAR RESOURCES - 3 TO 5 HOURS WORTH OF CONTENT Links updated as per comment. Thanks for feedback.
Market Conditions/Market Structures - Monopoly's, Oligopoly's, Perfect Competition and Monopolistic
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Market Conditions/Market Structures - Monopoly's, Oligopoly's, Perfect Competition and Monopolistic

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A lesson on market conditions. Lesson Plan 0-10 Students place examples on the scale (slide 3) followed by feedback 10-30 Note taking and discussion on slides 4-9 (types of market structures) 30-45 Students complete the worksheet 45-55 Feedback on worksheet 55-60 What market does_______ operate in activity. Creates lots of discussion. Hope this is useful to teach a sometimes confusing topic for students. Will also save you lots of time. Constructive feedback welcome.
Consumer Protection Laws
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Consumer Protection Laws

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An activity to teach consumer protection including consumer protection act, sale of goods and trade description. Students are given the information and a lit of case studies, in small groups they are to decide whether a law has been broken, which one, why and what action might be taken. A really engaging lesson as students work together to come to a conclusion. At the end of the lesson a whole class discussion can be completed to check answers. IN RESPONSE TO RATING: I am not quite sure what the purchaser was expecting, what I am selling is a way to teach a lesson and the resources needed. I would suggest the following: 0-10 Starter: Write on books/post-its examples of when they think they have been treated badly by a business (and feedback from starter) 10-20: Introduce consumer protection laws 20-45: Put students into small groups and ask them to read the information sheets and work out for each mini case study whether a law has been broken and what law might have been broken. 45-55: Class feedback 55-60: Set your own homework or plenary Would welcome further constructive feedback.
Profit, Costs, Revenue, Sales
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Profit, Costs, Revenue, Sales

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Resources to teach revenue, then moves onto costs including fixed and variable, finally profit Includes activities, tasks and discussion points. Enough resources for 2 to 3 lessons. Gross and net profit activity also included.
Critical Path Analysis
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Critical Path Analysis

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4 Lessons worth of resources to teach critical path analysis to A-Level standard. Lesson 1: Introduction to the idea of CPA, how nodes are structures, calculating EST and LFT, and total float time. Includes theory and practice of simple critical paths. Lesson 2: A number of practice critical path tasks, gradually increasing in difficulty. Lesson 3: Theory to discuss or take notes from on the benefits and problems of CPA. Lesson 4: A medium difficulty critical path for students to create, followed by a much more challenging example. Constructive feedback welcome.
Break Even Task
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Break Even Task

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This resource assumes students understand what break even is and how it is calculated. It provides a scenario for them to research, make decisions and then model whether they would actually be successful based on their decisions made. The lesson plan would be: 0-10 Recap breakeven 10-25 Research costs and make decisions 25-40 Calculate break even using table, check with calculation . 40-50 Make changes to business price and costs etc, recalculate. 50-60 Whole class feedback
Break Even Lesson
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Break Even Lesson

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Resources to teach break even. Starts off with fixed and variable costs, moves onto calculating break even with a simple table, then the formula and then graph. Between 1 and 2 lessons worth of content.
Marketing Mix 4P's
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Marketing Mix 4P's

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Range of resources to teach marketing mix at GCSE level and could be used at A-level. Enough to cover 2-3 lessons. A "wow" factor idea involving Top Gear, the lads will love this one.
Communication in Business & Types of Communication
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Communication in Business & Types of Communication

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All resources needed to teach one lesson of communication to Business or IT students. Lesson plan: 0-10: Word search to identify key terms. 0-15: Discuss the "communication model" and key terms (write in books if you work this way) 15-35: Students to complete "communication at a football club" which is used to show that students understand they key terms. Time allocation includes 5 mins feedback. 35-50: Students to complete the communication breakdown worksheet - use the "notes" document to help students complete the task, either make available to all in small groups or use a differentiation support document. 50-60: Crossword to be used as a plenary, or used as a starter for next lesson. Hope this saves you lots of time with resources. Constructive feedback welcome.
Porters 5 Forces Competitive Rivalry
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Porters 5 Forces Competitive Rivalry

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A PowerPoint to teach the topic of Porters 5 Forces. Great for discussion and has relevant examples. You may wish to use for students to make notes from or simply as a discussion tool/revision document. Constructive feedback welcome.
Organisational Structures Task
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Organisational Structures Task

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This task involves students creating organisational structures based on the development of a business over the period of 5 years. Each time they need to design an organisational chart, during class feedback you can discuss they choices made. Could also be set for homework. Comes with an answer sheet to make life easy! Lasts around 10 to 20 minutes to create charts, followed by feedback of around ten minutes. Constructive feedback welcome.