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Business Studies

Autumn Term 1:

Your child will be studying and focusing on Effective People Management. Key learning points are:

  • Selecting staff and treating them fairly
  • Organisation structure
  • Motivation theory
  • Communication
  • Remuneration

Autumn Term 2:

Your child will be studying and focusing on Effective Financial Management. Key learning points are:

  • Forecasting, determining costs and price, the concept of profit
  • The concept and importance of cash flow
  • Short and long term sources of finance
  • How to improve cash flow

Spring Term 1:

Your child will be studying and focusing on Effective Financial Management. Key learning points are:

  • How to improve profit
  • Break-even charts
  • Break-even analysis
  • Financing growth
  • Importance of record keeping

Spring Term 2:

Your child will be studying and focusing on Understanding the Economic Context. Key learning points are:

  • Commodity markets and their effect on small firms
  • How changes in interest rates can effect financing of small firms and consumer spending
  • Exchange rates: imported and exported goods
  • How changes in the level of economic activity can affect small firms
  • Business decisions affect stakeholders in different ways

Summer Term 1:

Your child will be studying and focusing on The Wider World affecting Business and Exam Preparation. Key learning points are:

  • Ethics in business
  • Environmental issues
  • Economic issues affecting international trade
  • The impact of the Government and the EU
  • Mock exams
  • Revision and exam preparation

Summer Term 2

Your child will be studying and focusing on Exam Preparation. Key learning points are:

  • Review of problematic topics
  • Unit 1 Introduction to Small Business Examination
  • Unit 3 Building a Business Examination

Useful Business websites:

Business important dates:
  • 2014 Summer Term 2: Unit 2 controlled conditions coursework
  • 2015 Summer term: Unit 1 & 3 exams (dates to be confirmed)

Contact the Business Department

  • Email: jwhyte@leaf.bournemouth.sch.uk