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## Topic Lesson - Objectives

Decision Trees 1: Obj TBAT identify the different
elements of a decision tree, how they are useful and
be able to draw and interpret a simple decision tree

## Decision Trees 2: Obj TBAT identify, explain

and analyse the use of a decision tree. TBAT
create and interpret more complex D. trees.
Decision Trees 3: Obj TBAT apply
interpretation and analysis of decision trees to a
case study example to evaluate a business
decision
Decision Trees Contingency lesson
Forecasting: Obj TBAT identify reasons why
forecasts are done and analyse the pros and cons
of forecasting.
Data Analysis: Obj TBAT identify and apply +
analyse results of statistical measures, including
mean, median, range, standard deviation etc
4 Point moving average (TSA) Obj TBAT
identify and explain reasons for forecasting and
TBAT work out a 3 point moving average.
4 Point moving average (TSA) Obj TBAT
work out and extrapolate from a 4 point moving
average
4 Point moving average (TSA) Obj TBAT
work out and analyse seasonal / cyclical

Activities

Suggested
Resources
Worked example. Notes
PowerPoint
and discussion. GroupPitcher and
work to draw a DT
Piano Q
Differentiated decision
PowerPoint
tree scenarios for pupils
Tamhir
to work through
cornershop
Working through a more PowerPoint
complex D.T and be able Cadbury launch
to use the D.T for making decision tree
a decision
Notes and discussion

PowerPoint

## Notes and discussion

Some practice
calculations
Worked example to start
Students to complete
worked example
Notes and discussion and
then pupils to work
through calculations
Notes, discussion, a
worked example and then
students to do questions.

PowerPoint

PowerPoint
F297 June 2011
Case Study
PowerPoint +
F297 June 2011
case study

HW / Study pack

## Look at data in F297 case and

highlight anomalies, notes on the
correlation between columns
Complete a number statistical
analysis questions on the F297 data

## Complete a 4 point moving

average for BPL, draw on a graph,
a line of best fit and extrapolate
Complete the essay based on the
fig 1 and fig 2 from June 2011
F297

## variations and apply to case study

4 Point moving average (TSA) - Contingency
Economic growth Obj: TBAT define and explain
economics growth and how changes in GDP
The Business Cycle. Obj: TBAT define and
explain the different stages of the cycle and
analyse how they would affect different
Interest rates Obj: TBAT define and explain
interest rates, analyse the effect of changing
interests rates on a business and evaluate their
implications on strategy.
Exchange rates Obj: TBAT define and explain
exchange rates, analyse the effect of changing
interests rates on a business and evaluate their
implications on strategy.
Inflation. Obj: TBAT define and explain different
types of inflation, analyse their consequences
Unemployment. Obj: TBAT identify and explain
the different types of unemployment and analyse
how they can affect a business.
Supply side policies Obj: TBAT identify and
explain policies pursued by the govt to increase
supply and stimulate economic growth.
Monetary and Fiscal Policies Obj: TBAT identify

## Notes and discussion,

Income elasticity of
demand

## Group work on big poster

showing impact on GDP,
consumer confidence, interest
rates, unemployment, wages
etc at different stages

## Notes and discussion

Notes and discussion

## Extension Explain how the two are

Evaluate the extent to which changes in
exchange rates might impact on BPLs
abilities to achieve its objectives

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## and explain different elements of fiscal and

monetary policy, how they affect demand and
analyse / evaluate their impact on strategy.
Impact of the government Obj: TBAT identify
and explain the different roles the state plays,
customer, market, provider of services etc and
how these may affect a businesses strategy.
Political issues. Obj: TBAT identify and analyse
the potential impact the political environment
and changes in the political environment can
Market analysis Obj: TBAT identify and explain
different market structures and other market
analysis techniques.
Market analysis Obj: TBAT apply analysis of
markets to strategic decision making in a given
case study.
SWOT Obj: TBAT identify and explain the
different parts of the SWOT analysis, create a
SWOT for a given business, analyse how it might
be used and evaluate its effectiveness.
Mission statements Obj: TBAT explain the
purpose of a mission statement, analyse the
benefits of them and evaluate their
appropriateness.
Stakeholder objectives Obj: TBAT identify and
explain conflicting stakeholder objectives and

## Notes and discussion

Matching exercise

PowerPoint and
card sort cards

## Notes and discussion

Group work and
discussion
Notes and discussion
and group work to
discuss results.

PowerPoint
Stonyfield farm
case study
PowerPoint
study?

## Complete Stonyfield farm

questions 2+4 or 3 (differentiation
as Q3 requires Porters.

Analysis of existing
statements. Write / rewrite mission statements.

PowerPoint
Examples of
mission
statements

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## how different stakeholders can influence

Strategic vs Tactical objectives Obj: TBAT
identify and explain what factors are considered
when forming objectives and the hierarchy of
objectives.
Short term tactics Obj: TBAT explain the
difference between strategic and tactical
objectives and how the two are interlinked.
Risk and return: TBAT explain the relationship
between risk and reward and what actions a
business can take to reduce risk.
Impact on corporate strategy Obj: TBAT explain
how objective influence behaviour and what
other factors will influence behaviour.
Marketing strategy / Ansoffs Matrix Obj: TBAT
identify and explain the different elements of
Ansoffs matrix, its pros and cons.
Marketing strategy / Ansoffs Matrix Obj: TBAT
apply knowledge of Ansoffs matrix to a business
case study
International competitiveness / international
issues Obj TBAT identify and explain what
international competitiveness and globalisation
and how they can impact upon a business.

Group discussion of
context based question
Notes and discussion
Discuss video clip
Group work on case
study questions
Notes and discussion
Case study

PowerPoint

PowerPoint and
video clip
PowerPoint