Business Studies

The course gives students a greater understanding and awareness of the world they live in, but more specifically how individuals and businesses work within the economy. We learn through real life examples of business and hope to engage and enthuse students about how business operate whist inspiring and introducing them to future career opportunities

 

Key stage 4 – Year 10 and 11 Eduqas GCSE in Business
Paper 1 – Business Dynamics 62.5% Paper 2 –Business Considerations 37.5%

Assessment overview

Written examination 2 hours

Short and structured questions based on stimulus material covering all specification content.

Assessment overview

Written examination 1 hour 30

Data response questions covering all of the specification.

Specification content includes

Business Activity

Providing goods and services

Business enterprise

Business Planning

Aims and objectives

Ownership

Growth

Location

Influences on Business

Technological influence on business

Ethical influence

Environmental influence

Economic influence

The impact of globalisation

The impact of legislation

Business operations

Methods of production

Quality

Supply Chain

Sales Process

Finance

Sources of finance

Revenue and costs

Profit and loss

Cash flow

 

Marketing

Market research

The marketing mix

Product

Price

Place

Promotion

Human Resources

Recruitment

Training

Motivation

Organisational structures

 

 

Useful links:

Eduqas Business Resources

Useful videos to explain concepts

BBC Bitesize

Gojimo cheat sheets

 

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