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Anforme Revision Guide To AS Level Business Studies

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  • Product Reference: 978-1-905504-84-8

Publication Date: January 2013

 

This book covers Unit 1 and Unit 2a of Edexcel’s Business Studies Course. The author, Alan Hewison, is a very experienced teacher of Business and Economics and has been a senior examiner for many years. He is Head of Economics, Business and Politics at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Penrith.

The book is edited by Nancy Wall who is a former Editor of “Teaching Business and Economics” and works in curriculum development.

The book is in full colour and runs to 120 pages, including a Glossary of Key Terms for both Units and a full index. Key words and phrases are defined in boxes within the text. There are also a number of sections headed ‘Try This’ that contain some brief revision exercises and suggested answers are given to those questions where this is suitable. Finally, there are a number of examiner’s tips given throughout the book. The contents are:

Unit 1: Developing New Business Ideas
• Characteristics of successful entrepreneurs
• Identifying a business opportunity
• Evaluating a business opportunity
• Economic considerations
• Financing the new business idea
• Measuring the potential success of a
  business idea
• Putting a business idea into practice
• Glossary of key terms in Unit 1

Unit 2:  Managing the business
• Marketing
• Using the marketing mix
• Design, productivity and efficiency
• Stock control and lean management
• Quality and the consumer
• How do budgets and forecasts help?
• Keeping the business going
• Different types of organisational  
   structures
• Recruitment and training
• How can managers get the best      
  from their staff?
• Reducing labour costs
• Glossary of key terms in Unit 2
• Answers to the ‘Try this’ questions
• Index

Publication Date: January 2013

 

This book covers Unit 1 and Unit 2a of Edexcel’s Business Studies Course. The author, Alan Hewison, is a very experienced teacher of Business and Economics and has been a senior examiner for many years. He is Head of Economics, Business and Politics at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Penrith.

The book is edited by Nancy Wall who is a former Editor of “Teaching Business and Economics” and works in curriculum development.

The book is in full colour and runs to 120 pages, including a Glossary of Key Terms for both Units and a full index. Key words and phrases are defined in boxes within the text. There are also a number of sections headed ‘Try This’ that contain some brief revision exercises and suggested answers are given to those questions where this is suitable. Finally, there are a number of examiner’s tips given throughout the book. The contents are:

Unit 1: Developing New Business Ideas
• Characteristics of successful entrepreneurs
• Identifying a business opportunity
• Evaluating a business opportunity
• Economic considerations
• Financing the new business idea
• Measuring the potential success of a
  business idea
• Putting a business idea into practice
• Glossary of key terms in Unit 1

Unit 2:  Managing the business
• Marketing
• Using the marketing mix
• Design, productivity and efficiency
• Stock control and lean management
• Quality and the consumer
• How do budgets and forecasts help?
• Keeping the business going
• Different types of organisational  
   structures
• Recruitment and training
• How can managers get the best      
  from their staff?
• Reducing labour costs
• Glossary of key terms in Unit 2
• Answers to the ‘Try this’ questions
• Index

ISBN:978-1-905504-84-8

Publication Date: January 2013

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