Topic 02 April
Watch all the scheme of work video links please)
Moving from Mass to Lean Production
Toyota Production System including Kaizen
Lean Production and Kaizen
In action … (also think Quality input) using innovative technologies
Decide based on the type of device, backup, control over notes etc.
Topic Strategy: AQA Business
The value of different measures of assessing business performance
Data other than financial statements should include
Human Resource and
Data may be analysed over time or in comparison with other businesses.
Methods of assessing overall business performance are to include:
• Kaplan and Norton’s Balanced Scorecard model
• Elkington’s Triple Bottom Line (Profit, People, Planet).
3.7.4 Analysing the external
environment is to assess
opportunities and threats:
political and legal change
Content The impact of changes in the political and legal environment on strategic and functional decision making
The political and legal environment should include a broad understanding of the scope and effects of UK and EU law related to
the labour market and
The impact of UK and EU Government policy related
the role of regulators,
the environment and
Documents with revision notes to complete
Links for vids
AQA has a list of resources included on the Scheme of Work right from the beginning of the course, please ask your teacher if they have all been included in the school teaching.
There are so many it is necessary to look back at the Scheme of Work as you revise.
BBC Learning zone clip – What is a business?
Tutor2U – Presentation – Objectives of a new business
Tutor2U – Revision presentation – Mission, Aims, Objectives and Stakeholders
James Slocombe YouTube clip – Accounting and Finance – Profit and Revenue
BBC Two – Peter Jones meets, Series 1, Episode 1: Peter Jones meets Mark and Mo Constantine who run Lush (excellent illustration of ethical objectives and their impact on human resources, operations and financial decisions)
Bee Business Bee types of ownership video (11:44)
Tutor2U – Revision presentation – Startup Business Structures
Tutor2U – Revision presentation – Limited liability
Tutor2U – Revision quiz – Legal structure
excellent resource to illustrate non-profit organisations: YouTube – Interview with Big Issue founder – John Bird
Business Review magazine – Volume 19 – Number 1 ‘Can Facebook float?’
Cliqvid YouTube – Why Go Limited? (1:28)
Education Portal – What are Dividends? Investing in Stocks clip
Tutor2U – Presentation – Shares
YouTube – How the stock exchange works (3:33)
Educational Portal clip – Macroeconomic issues in business
Tutor2U – Presentation – Introduction to Revenues and Demand
YouTube – PEST Analysis Explained
REVISION POSSIBILITIES to complement the school provided by school which has all and the current only set of notes!!
To create an offline wordpress blog where each page can be a different topic with revision information – particularly if you do not have access to microsoft word and your school or college has issued tablets for notes etc which is dependent on a techie! The wordpress blog would be easy to reach via the web on a tablet. Notes would be out of the reach of your educational establishents control.
Current topics on 3.7
External Influences –
Legal must be up to date with the Specification.
From the AQA Spec:-
The political and legal environment should include a broad understanding of the scope and effects of UK and EU law related to competition, the labour market and environmental legislation.
The impact of UK and EU Government policy related to
the role of regulators,
the environment and international trade.
Economic changes Info
The Crash course (safe) in Economics video.
Also useful – the Hodder pdf on this google search