Cambridge IGCSE® Business Studies Revision Guide helps students apply their knowledge, understanding and skills to succeed in their course. This endorsed Cambridge IGCSE® Business Studies Revision Guide has been designed to further develop students' skills for their Cambridge IGCSE Business Studies course. Revised to meet the latest IGCSE syllabus (0450) this book is packed full of guidance to reinforce students' understanding and skills to succeed in their course. Written in a clear style by experienced examiners this revision guide is perfect for international learners and accompanies the Cambridge IGCSE Business Studies Coursebook, third edition. Please note this revision guide is also relevant for the O Level Business Studies syllabus (7115) and course.
Table of ContentsIntroduction; Section 1: Understanding business activity; 1. Business activity; 2. Classification of businesses; 3. Enterprise, business growth and size; 4. Types of business organisation; 5. Business objectives and stakeholder objectives; Section 2: People in business; 6. Motivating workers; 7. Organisation and management; 8. Recruitment, selection and training of workers; 9. Internal and external communication; Section 3: Marketing; 10. Marketing, competition and the customer; 11. Market research; 12. Marketing mix: product and price; 13. Marketing mix: place and promotion; 14. Marketing strategy; Section 4: Operations management; 15. Production of goods and services; 16. Costs, scale of production and break-even analysis; 17. Achieving quality production; 18. Location decisions; Section 5: Financial information and decisions; 19. Business finance: needs and sources; 20. Cash-flow forecasting and working capital; 21. Income statements; 22. Balance sheets; 23. Analysis of accounts; Section 6: External influences on business activity; 24. Government economic policies and objectives; 25. Environmental and ethical issues; 26. Business and the international economy; 27. Answers to progress check and exam-style questions; 28. Sample case studies; Index