GCSE / A Level

GCSE Business Studies

1 year
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Course description

Study GCSE Business Studies from home, stress-free. With one-to-one expert support, it’s never been easier to achieve this popular qualification.

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  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Training Course Content

Qualification Number: 603/0304/9

3.1 Business in the Real World

  • The Purpose and Nature of Businesses
  • Business Ownership
  • Setting Business Aims and Objectives
  • Stakeholders
  • Business Location
  • Business Planning
  • Expanding a Business

3.2 Influences on Business

  • Technology
  • Ethical and Environmental Considerations
  • The Economic Climate on Businesses
  • Globalisation
  • Legislation
  • Competitive Environment

3.3 Business Operations

  • Production Processes
  • The Role of Procurement
  • The Concept of Quality
  • Good Customer Services

3.4 Human Resources

  • Organisational Structures
  • Recruitment and Selection of Employees
  • Motivating Employees
  • Training

3.5 Marketing

  • Identifying and Understanding Customers
  • Segmentation
  • The Purpose and Methods of Market Research
  • The Elements of the Marketing Mix

3.6 Finance

  • Sources of Finance
  • Cash Flow
  • Financial Terms and Calculations
  • Analysing the Financial Performance of a Business

Course delivery details

Split into 6 units, every element of this course seeks to expand your understanding of business, so you can achieve the theoretical knowledge you need to pass your exams.

The GCSE Business Studies is assessed with two written exams. These exams take place in May and June, and are 1 hour and 45 minutes each. Each paper is worth 50% of your overall GCSE mark.

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