GCSE Business


TOPICS STUDIED

  • Meeting Customer needs
  • Marketing
  • The wider world affecting business
  • Effective people management
  • Effective financial management
  • Spotting a business opportunity
  • Showing enterprise
  • Putting a business idea into practice
  • Making the start-up effective
  • Understanding the economic context

USEFUL BOOKS

Business & Enterprise


TOPICS STUDIED

  • The different forms of business ownership:
    Sole Trader, Partnership, Public Limited Company (PLC) & Private Limited Company (Ltd)
  • Different types of business objectives
  • Why business objectives may change over time
  • The importance of business planning
  • The impact of change on business objectives
  • Key concepts in:
    Finance, Marketing, Production & Operations & Human Resources Management
  • The external factors which impact on a business (PESTELE)
  • External factors impact on business objectives
  • How and why businesses recruit
  • Job roles in different areas of employment
  • Skills and experience required by employers
  • Enterprise activity & the different forms it may take (e.g. production, web-based services, events)
  • The factors which help to make an enterprise activity viable
  • Business enterprise ideas

USEFUL RESOURCES

BTEC First Travel & Tourism


TOPICS STUDIED

  • Unit 1:
    A: Understand the UK travel and tourism sector and its importance to the UK economy.
    B: Know about the industries, and key organisations, within the travel and tourism sector, their roles and interrelationships.
    C: Understand the role of consumer technology in the travel and tourism sector.
  • Unit 2:
    A: Know UK travel and tourism destinations and gateways.
    B: Investigate the appeal of UK tourism destinations for different types of visitors.
    C: Plan UK holidays to meet the needs of different visitors.
  • Unit 3:
    A: Explore the developments that have helped shape the UK travel and tourism sector.
    B: Understand how lifestyle changes and trends have influenced the development of the UK travel and tourism sector.
    C: Investigate the issues that have impacted on the development of the UK travel and tourism sector.
  • Unit 4:
    A: Know the major international travel and tourism destinations and gateways.
    B: Investigate the appeal of international travel and tourism destinations to different types of visitor.
    C: Be able to plan international travel to meet the needs of visitors.

USEFUL RESOURCES

  • Visit websites directly for:
    Travel Agents, Tour Operators, Visitor Attractions
  • BTEC First Travel and Tourism (Edexcel) Book.
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