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w w w e tr .X m eP e ap .c rs O LEVEL Business Studies – Scheme of work Course overview The aim of this Scheme of Work is to set out a progression through the Syllabus content, and to give ideas for activities, together with references to relevant Internet sites. om The Scheme is neither intended to be prescriptive, nor complete, as local conditions will vary: time and resource availabilities are likely to differ considerably. More, the Scheme is intended to give ideas to teachers upon which they can build. It is certainly not intended that teachers undertake all of the activities shown in the various units – that would be impossible in the time usually available – but rather to offer choices which could depend on local…show more content…
External Influences 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.9 7.10 7.11 7.12 7.13 7.14 7.15 7.16 7.17 7.18 Mixed and market economies Key features of own national economy Business reactions to market change Competition and business Business cycle Government influence over decision making by using economic policy measures Impact of business decisions on people, the economy and the environment Government economic policy measures Impact of technology on business Ethical issues Workforce and the working environment The consumer International trade Problems of entering new markets abroad Exchange rates Concept of exchange rates and how changes in them affect businesses External costs and benefits Revision Some Internet sites reviewed GENERAL www.cie.org.uk Cambridge International, particularly for current information, discussion board, contacts. Watch developments www.youngenterprise.org.uk Information on running a young enterprise scheme www.jaintl.org International version of young enterprise UK GOVERNMENT www.statistics.gov.uk UK national statistics www.competition-commission.gov.uk www.hm-treasury.gov.uk www.statistics.gov.uk/nbase/ UK statistics on anything plus questions International Governments www.economy.gov.ae United Arab Emirates www.ipa.gov.pg Papua New Guinea www.mop.gov.kw Kuwait www.mof.gov.sa Saudi Arabia www.gov.bw Botswana www.mec.go.ke Kenya
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