Edexcel Advanced Subsidiary and Advanced GCE in
First award 2010
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Unit 1: Developing New Business Ideas3
Unit 2a: Managing the Business13
Unit 3: International Business27
Unit 4a: Making Business Decisions35
These schemes of work will give you guidance on planning the GCE in Business Studies. They are intended to help you plan the course in outline and give you further insight into the principles behind it to assist you and your students in succeeding in the qualification. It is in Microsoft Word, so that you can adapt and amend the schemes of work.
Unit 4a: Making Business Decisions
Suggested delivery/activity schedule
Topic 1: Corporate objectives and strategy
|Week commencing |Subject area |Activity |Resources | | |Corporate objectives |Students to use company annual report and accounts, company websites or Times 100|Activity sheet 1 — Corporate Objectives | | | |case studies (www.times100.com) to identify company mission statements, corporate|Additional activities: | | | |aims and objectives. Students should identify how corporate objectives have been |Information on aims and objectives: | | | |developed from the mission statement/corporate aims and critically appraise |www.thetimes100.co.uk/theory/theory--aims-objectives--361.php | | | |mission statements. |Case study on mission and organisational objectives: | | | | |www.thetimes100.co.uk/case-study--mission-organisational-objectives--103-274-3.php | | | | |Additional reading: | | |...