This is a powerpoint which can be used as a complete lesson or a revision session with students.
What is recruitment
The process of recruitment and selection
Job advertisement places
CV and application forms
Employment contract and whats included
some Questions to help remember the key points of the powerpoint.
The importance of a well-motivated workforce:
Why people work and what motivation means
The benefits of a well-motivated workforce: labour productivity, reduced absenteeism and labour turnover
Key motivational theories: Taylor, Herzberg and Maslow’s hierarch
Methods of motivation:
Financial rewards, e.g. wage, salary, bonus, commission and profit sharing
Non-financial methods, e.g. job enrichment, job rotation, team working, training, opportunities for promotion
I have also made an activity for students to work on.
in this powerpoint I cover the following key aspects of GCSE/ IGCSE business studies.
What is training
Why businesses train their employees?
What is Induction training
Different ways of training staff/ employee
I have also prepared some Questions to help students remember the key point of the revision session/ lesson.
In this lesson, I cover the following:
Marketing, competition and the customer
* The role of marketing:
* Identifying customer needs
* Satisfying customer needs
* Maintaining customer loyalty
* Building customer relationships
Why customer/consumer spending patterns may change
The importance of changing customer needs
Why some markets have become more competitive
How businesses can respond to changing spending patterns and increased competition
Concepts of niche marketing and mass marketing:
Benefits and limitations of both approaches to marketing
How and why market segmentation is undertaken:
How markets can be segmented, e.g. according to age, socio-economic grouping, location,
Potential benefits of segmentation to business
Recommend and justify an appropriate method
of segmentation in given circumstances
This is a complete lesson.
In this lesso I cover:
Main stages of the business cycle, e.g. growth, boom, recession, slump
Impact on businesses of changes in employment levels, inflation and Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
How government control over the economy affects business activity and how businesses may respond:
Identify government economic objectives, e.g. increasing Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
Impact of changes in taxes and government spending
Impact of changes in interest rates
How businesses might respond to these changes
In this informative PowerPoint Presentation I cover:
Factors influencing business location:
proximity to: market, labour, materials and competitors
nature of the business activity
The impact of the internet on location decisions:
e-commerce and/or fixed premises
There is also an activity for students to remember the key points of this presentation.
In this less I cover the following:
Recruitment and selecting employees:
* Recruitment and selection methods
* Difference between internal recruitment and external recruitment
* Main stages in recruitment and selection of employees
* Benefits and limitations of part-time employees and full-time employees
The importance of training and the methods of training:
* Importance of training to a business and to employees
* Benefits and limitations of induction training, on-the-job training and off-the-job training
Why reducing the size of the workforce might be necessary:
* Difference between dismissal and redundancy
* Understand situations in which downsizing the workforce might be necessary, e.g. automation or reduced demand for products
Legal controls over employment contracts, unfair dismissal, discrimination, health and safety, legal minimum wage
This is a complete chapter presentation to help you keep the class going for the complete lesson. view the preview to make sure it meets your needs.
It covers everything students need to know for their exams.
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7.3 Mechanical digestion
7.4 Chemical digestion
In this lesson I cover:
The need for business finance:
The main reasons why businesses need finance, e.g. start-up capital, capital for expansion and additional working capital
Understand the difference between short-term and long-term finance needs
The main sources of finance:
Internal sources and external sources with examples
Short-term and long-term sources with examples, e.g. overdraft for short-term finance and debt or equity for long-term finance
Importance of alternative sources of capital, e.g. micro-finance, crowd-funding
The main factors considered in making the financial choice, e.g. size and legal form of business, amount required, length of time, existing loans
there is also an activity for students to get involved and remember.
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This document explain what is required of students in IGCSE Business Studies exam for grade A – F.
A Grade ‘A’ candidate should demonstrate the following?
A Grade ‘C’ candidate should demonstrate the following?
A Grade ‘F’ candidate should demonstrate the following?
You will find the answers inside.
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This is a word document with 6 tips and advice on how to achieve high grade in IGCSE English as a Second Language (ESL)
I have also included some useful links to help you with your exam.
Thank you in advance for taking these tips into account.
Good luck for your exam.
This Bundle contains the following powerpoint presentations:
2.1 – Motivating Workers
2.2 – Organisation and Management
2.3 – Recruitment, Selection and Training of Workers
2.4 – Internal and External Communication
This Bundle contains the below presentations:
4.1 – Production of Goods and Services
4.2 – Costs, Scale of Production and Break-even Analysis
4.3 – Achieving Quality Production
4.4 – Location Decisions
In this lesson I cover:
The main factors influencing the location and relocation decisions of a business:
Factors relevant to the location decision of manufacturing businesses and service businesses
Factors that a business could consider when deciding which country to locate operations in
The role of legal controls on location decisions
There is also a task for students to complete.
In this PowerPoint presentation I cover:
The purpose of market research:
Methods of market research:
primary research: survey, questionnaire, focus group, observation
secondary research: internet, market reports, government reports.
The use of data in market research:
qualitative and quantitative data
the role of social media in collecting market research data
the importance of the reliability of market research data.
There are 5 exam style question at the end; to help you further.
This powerpoint presentation covers:
Understanding of the competitive environment
What is competition in business terms?
Direct and Indirect competitors
strengths and weaknesses of competitors based on:
Advantages and disadvantages of competitive environment
The impact of competition on business decision making.
10 Terms good to know for your business exam
There is also an activity at the end to help you remember key points of the presentation.