Course curriculum

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    ✅ Masterclasses 🚀

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    1️⃣ AOS 1 - Business Foundations

    • Business Foundations Worksheet

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    Chapter 1 - Types of Businesses

    • 1 - Sole trader and partnership

    • 2 - Private Limited Companies and Public Listed Companies

    • 3 - Role of Directors in Companies

    • 4 - Social Enterprises

    • 5 - Government Business Enterprises

    • 6 - Advantages and disadvantages of Sole Traders and Partnerships

    • 7 - Advantages/Disadvantages of Companies

    • 8 - Advantages/Disadvantages of Social Enterprises and Government Business Enterprises

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    Chapter 2 - Business Objectives

    • 1 - To Make a Profit

    • 2 - To Increase Market Share

    • 3 - To Fulfil a Market Need

    • 4 - To Fulfil a Social Need

    • 5 - To Meet Shareholder Expectations

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    Chapter 3 - Stakeholders

    • 1 - Owners/Shareholders

    • 2 - Employees

    • 3 - Government & Competitors

    • 4 - Unions, Specific Interest Groups, Suppliers and Customers

    • 5 - Stakeholder Conflicts

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    Chapter 4 - Corporate Social Responsbility

    • 1 - Meaning & Examples of Corporate Social Responsibility

    • 2 - Benefits and costs of CSR

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    Chapter 5 - Areas of Management Responsibility

    • 1 - Operations and finance

    • 2 - Human Resources

    • 3 - Sales and Marketing

    • 4 - Technology Support

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    Chapter 6 - Management Styles

    • 1 - Autocratic pt 1

    • 2 - Autocratic advantages

    • 3 - Autocratic disadvantages

    • 4 - Persuasive pt 1

    • 5 - Persuasive pt 2

    • 6 - Consultative

    • 7 - Participative

    • 8 - Laissez faire

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    Chapter 7 - Management Skills

    • 1 - Communication pt 1

    • 2 - Communication pt 2

    • 3 - Delegation and planning

    • 4 - Leading

    • 5 - Decision making

    • 6 - Interpersonal

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    Chapter 8 - Corporate Culture

    • 1 - Real vs. Official Corporate Culture

    • 2 - Values and practices

    • 3 - Symbols and slogans

    • 4 - Rituals and celebrations

    • 5 - Heroes in the workplace

    • 6 - Other specific policies

    • 7 - Good corporate culture

    • 8 - Strategies to improve corporate culture

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    2️⃣ Unit 3: AOS 2 - Managing Employees

    • Managing Employees Worksheet

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    Lesson 1 - Human Resources

    • 1 - Definition and Meaning of Human Resources Management

    • 2 - Relationship between HR and Business Objectives

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    Lesson 2 - Maslow's Hierarchy

    • 1 - Introduction to motivation in businesses

    • 2 - Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs pt 1

    • 3 - Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs pt 2

    • 4 - Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs pt 3

    • 4 - Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs pt 4

    • 5 - Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs pt 5

    • 6 - Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs pt 6

    • 7 - Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs pt 7

    • 8 - Locke and Latham's Goal Setting Theory pt 1

    • 9 - Locke and Latham's Goal Setting Theory pt 2

    • 10 - Locke and Latham's Goal Setting Theory pt 3

    • 11 - Lawrence and Nohria's Four Drive Theory pt 1

    • 12 - Lawrence and Nohria's Four Drive Theory pt 2

    • 14 - Comparing Motivation Theories pt 2

    • 15 - Comparing Motivation Theories pt 3

    • 16 - Comparing Motivation Theories pt 4

    • 11 - Comparing Motivation Theories pt 1

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    Lesson 3 - Motivation Strategies

    • 1 - Financial motivation pt 1

    • 2 - Financial motivation pt 2

    • 3 - Career advancement

    • 4 - Invesment in training

    • 5 - Support and sanction

    • 6 - Summary pt 1

    • 7 - Summary pt 2

    • 8 - Summary pt 3

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    Lesson 5 - Performance Management Strategies

    • 1 - Performance Appraisals

    • 2 - Management by Objectives

    • 3 - Employee Self evaluation

    • 4 -Employee Observation

    • 5 - Benefits and Costs pt1

    • 6 - Benefits and Costs pt2

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    Lesson 6 - Termination Management

    • 1 -Introduction to Termination

    • 2 - Retirement

    • 3 - Redundancy

    • 4 - Dismissal

    • 5 - Entitlements

    • 6 - Transition issues pt 1

    • 7 - Transition issues pt 2

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    Lesson 7 - Participants in the Workplace

    • 0 - Introduction to Workplace Participants

    • 1- Participants in the workplace pt1

    • 2 - Participants in the workplace pt2

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    Lesson 8 - Awards and Agreements

    • 0 - Introduction to Methods of Determining Conditions and Pay

    • 1 - Awards pt 1

    • 2 - Awards pt 2

    • 3 - Enterprise agreements

    • 4 - Sample question

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    Lesson 9 - Dispute Resolution

    • Recap of Managing Employees

    • 1 - Introduction to Disputes and Grievance Procedures

    • 2 - Mediation and Arbitration

    • 3 - Comparing Mediation and Arbitration

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    ✅ 3️⃣ Unit 3: AOS 3 - Operations Management

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    4️⃣ Unit 4: AOS 1 - Reviewing Performance: The need for change

    • The Need for Change Worksheet

    • 1 - The Concept of Business Change

    • 2 - Key Performance Indicators pt 1

    • 2.1 - Key Performance Indicators pt 2

    • 2.2 - Key Performance Indicators pt 3

    • 3.1 - Lewin's Force Field Analysis Theory: Introduction

    • 3.2 - Lewin's Force Field Analysis Theory: Driving Forces pt 1

    • 3.3 - Lewin's Force Field Analysis Theory: Driving Forces pt 2

    • 3.4 - Lewin's Force Field Analysis Theory: Driving Forces pt 3

    • 4 - Lewin's Force Field Analysis Theory: Restraining Forces

    • 5.0 - Porter's Generic Strategies: Introduction

    • 5.1 - Porter's Generic Strategies: Lower Cost

    • 5.2 - Porter's Generic Strategies: Differentiation

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    5️⃣ Unit 4: AOS 2 - Implementing Change

    • Implementing Change Worksheet

    • 1.0 - Leadership in Change Management pt 1

    • 1.1 - Leadership in Change Management pt 2

    • 2.0 - Management Strategies to Respond to KPIs pt 1

    • 2.1 - Management Strategies to Respond to KPIs pt 2

    • 3.0 - Domestic Strategies to Seek New Opportunities pt 1

    • 3.1 - Domestic Strategies to Seek New Opportunities pt 2

    • 3.2 - Global Strategies to Seek New Opportunities

    • 4.0 - Senge's Learning Organisation: Elements

    • 4.1 - Senge's Learning Organisation: Benefits and Costs

    • 5.0 - Overcoming Employee Resistance: Introduction and Low Risk Strategies pt 1

    • 5.1 - Overcoming Employee Resistance: Low Risk Strategies pt 2

    • 5.2 - Overcoming Employee Resistance: High Risk Strategies

    • 6.1 - Lewin's Three Step Change Model: Unfreeze

    • 6.0 - Lewin's Three Step Change Model: Introduction

    • 6.2 - Lewin's Three Step Change Model: Change and Refreeze

    • 7.0 - The Effect of Change on Stakeholders: Managers and Employees

    • 7.1 - The Effect of Change on Stakeholders: Customers, Suppliers and General Community

    • 8.0 - Corporate Social Responsibility Considerations when Implementing Change

    • 8.1 - Benefits and Costs of Corporate Social Responsibility

    • 9 - Evaluating Business Performance using KPIs

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