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									                       GCSE Applied Business

                   Unit 1: Investigating Business




For this unit you must investigate two very different business organisations.
One will be Drayton Manor Park and the other will be a business of your
choice.

You will have to complete 4 different assignments on this business over the
next few months so your choice of business is VERY important. You should
make sure that:

      You can easily obtain information about the business (e.g. family)
      You are interested in the business, or the products that it makes or
       sells
      You have checked with your teacher that the business is suitable.

Task 1: Complete the following information:


             Business 1                               Business 2


Name: Drayton Manor Park                 Name:

Address:                                 Address:
Description of business (what does      Description of business (what does
your business do?):                     your business do?):




Explain why you have chosen this        Explain why you have chosen this
business:                               business:
This business was chosen by the
Business Studies Department for all
pupils to study.




What is the main activity of this       What is the main activity of this
business? Explain why you feel that     business? Explain why you feel that
the business fits into this activity.   the business fits into this activity.
Task 2: Complete the following table:

                    Aims and Objectives of Business 1

Name of Business:


Aim:




Objective 1:




Objective 2:




Objective 3:



                    Aims and Objectives of Business 2

Name of Business:


Aim:




Objective 1:




Objective 2:




Objective 3:
Task 3: Importance of aims and objectives:

             Business 1                               Business 2

         Drayton Manor Park              Name:

Why is it important for all businesses to set objectives? (Mention that they
should be SMART and why?)




Give examples of why it is important     Give examples of why it is important
for Drayton Manor Park to set            for your business to set objectives:
objectives:
How successful do you think they are    How successful do you think they are
in meeting their aims and objectives?   in meeting their aims and objectives?




Think of reasons why you think that     Think of reasons why you think that
the aims and objectives of the          the aims and objectives of the
business might change over time?        business might change over time?

								
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