Edexcel IGCSE Business Studies

Table of Contents

This is the contents page for Edexcel IGCSE Business Studies Exam. All information here is relevant to all students taking the Business Studies exam from 2011 onwards.

Unit 1 – Business Activity and the Changing Environment

1.1 Objectives

1.2 Types of Organisation

1.3 Factors of Production

1.4 Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Activity

1.5 Location

1.6 Government Influences on Business Activity and Objectives

1.7 External Influences

1.8 Judging Success

Unit 2 – Human Resources (HR)

2.1 Internal Organisation

2.2 Communication

2.3 Recruitment and Selection

2.4 Training

2.5 Motivation and Rewards

Unit 3 – Accounting and Finance

3.1 External and Internal Sources of Finance

3.2 Budgets and Cash Flow Forecasts

3.3 Cost and Break-even analysis

3.4 Financial Statements

3.5 Ratios and Performance

Unit 4 – Marketing

4.1 The Market

4.2 The Marketing Mix

4.3 Market Research

Unit 5 – Production

5.1 Economies and Diseconomies of Scale

5.2 Methods of Production

5.3 Productivity

5.4 Quality

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