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Brighton School of Business and Management Limited

Assignment Session: 2012- 2013 Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC Business Unit 1 Assignment: Business Environment Assignment Introduction The assignment is aimed at providing you with an understanding of different organisations, the influence of stakeholders and the relationship between businesses and the local, national and global environments. Learning outcomes On successful completion of this assignment you will be able to: 1 Understand the organisational purposes of businesses 2 Understand the nature of the national environment in which businesses operate 3 Understand the behaviour of organisations in their market environment 4 Be able to ...view middle of the document...

1500 words Understanding the behaviour of organisations in their market environment You will need to:    explain how market structures determine the pricing and output decisions of businesses illustrate the way in which market forces shape organisational responses using a range of examples judge how the business and cultural environments shape the behaviour of a selected organisation

Section 4 Word Length: Approx. 1500 words Assess the significance of the global factors that shape national business activities You will need to:    discuss the significance of international trade to UK business organisations analyse the impact of global factors on UK business organisations evaluate the impact of policies of the European Union on UK business organisations.

Brighton School of Business and Management Limited

Brighton School of Business and Management Limited

Delivery Delivery is by self study, online distance learning, with email and telephone support available from your Personal Tutor. Guidance and advice on study techniques can be found on Moodle, and can be given by your Personal Tutor. Guidance and advice on unit assignments can be found on Moodle. Your Personal Tutor will also give you advice and guidance on format, structure, content, and give feedback on one draft per assignment. Assignment Completion and Assessment The unit assignments are designed to cover the specific unit learning outcomes. Assignments may be focused on actual workplace activity, case studies, or desk- research. All assignments need to cover the assignment-specific assessment criteria, as shown in each assignment section. The format, structure, and overall presentation of the assignment is expected to be to a professional standard. The assignment word length is approximate and is given on each section Word process the report Use 10 point Arial or Times New Roman script Use the Simplified Harvard referencing system Complete an assignment front sheet Save the assignment in one single Word format document or PDF, including the assignment front sheet. Submit the final version of your assignment and assignment front sheet, by the set submission date via Moodle. The basis for assessor grading decisions is explained below.

Brighton School of Business and Management Limited

Brighton School of Business and Management Limited

Guidance on Grade Awarded The final Unit grade assessment is based on how well you have met the Assignment Criteria / Task Requirements: we look primarily for evidence that you have followed the Assignment “instructions” and have responded to the Assignment in a way that meets the specific outcomes / requirements / criteria. We also look at the depth and breadth of your work: where we look for evidence of supplementary reading and research, appropriate examples, some “original” thought, a professional standard of layout, structure, and overall presentation in order to come to...

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