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Hi Komal Welcome to year 10CD Team Business. We are a small foccussed class of young entreprenuers who are curently tackling a unit a term. We dont 'copy and paste' and we dont waste time. We are however very good and helping and motivating each other and the attached template is an example of this as I designed it for myself and for anyone else who can benefit from it. Enjoy Best wishes Aadil Iqbal (10CD) Download Unit 2 Writting template co Aadil Iqbal 10DC posted to ebit for class Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2010 at Mr T
Morning year 12. Unit 16 Business Enterprise, new unit and an amazing 10 credits to be had. FIrst up SWOT analysis, a great tool which we will use to assess your strengths and weaknesses in relation to preparing for or contributing to a busienss enterprise. Ive attached a template below to help kick us off. Download P1 strengths & weaknesses writting frame Good luck and enjoy Mr T Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2010 at Mr T
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Ok Year 11. Only 50 sleeps to Christmas and only half a dozen lessons left before we get our exam practice nailed. Looking forward to seeing Tomos & Scott on stage P2 Download 1.4.3 Protecting staff through understanding legislation Enjoy Mr T Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2010 at Mr T
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Motivating staff, why do we work, benefits to business of motivated staff. These are the things we will look at tommorrow along with methods of motivation used by small businesses so come with lots of examples. Mr T Download 1.4.2 Motivating staff and your attitude to work Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2010 at Mr T
Good Morning year 10. For tose who have not realised yet you can join www.ebitnow.com through facebook and any updates will be posted to your wall. For those that have done so you will have been the first to get to see the new assignment. Well here it is. You are the first class that I have ever had at Oxford School to hit the deadline and complete a Unit in a term so well done you. Your next assignment will see you working alongside 'Business Link' and you will be looking at creting a training presentationsuitable for anyone thinking... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2010 at Mr T
Good morning year 11 This lesson will be introduced by Samina & Sidra. I have attached the notetaker pack and end of topic test for us to have a go at after the lesson. I have also attached some sample business plan templates. One is from HSBC and the other is c/o Peter Jones ! Oh and dont forget the first Key Term test is this Friday ' Business Environment' Good luck & enjoy Mr T Download 1.1.3 Business Planning Download YE Comp - BusinessPlanTemplate_HSBC Download The_Peter_Jones_Business_Plan_Template Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2010 at Mr T
Hi Year 11 By now we should have the fist assignment (12 slides) in the bag and have a Letter of application in the systems. We now need to do a skills audit before we create a CV and identify our training and development needs. Good luck and keep up Best wishes Mr T Download LO2 Knowledge & skills audit B&E CW Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2010 at Mr T
Good morning year 12. For those who havent realised yet you can join ebitnow on facebook and any updates will be posted on your facebook page. Those that have done so will have seen the new assignment before the rest. Well here it is. Working alongside 'Business Link' you will be looking at creating a training presentation suitable for anyone thinking of starting a business. Dont worry we have until next year to finish this Unit but think we might just take an opportunity to start our own business after half term and revist the second part of this assignment... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2010 at Mr T
Good Morning Year 11 I have attached the scheme of work for both Units: Unit 1 Setting up a Business which will be examined in January 2011 Download AQA-4130-W-TRB-SWU01BUS Unit 2 Growing as a Business which will be examined in May 2011 Download AQA-4130-W-TRB-SWU02BUS I have also attached the revision lesson schedule that you will be planning and delivering to your own class with PROPOSD DATES and PRESENTERS. This document also includes a list of KEY TERM TEST dates between now and CHRISTMAS. By now your probably feeling very spoilt so just to make you feel more so this is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2010 at Mr T
Good Morning year 11 I have attached the 5 units that we will be working on this year for the Short Award in Understanding Business Enterprise (equivalent to a BTEC level 2 Qualification) I suggest that you get this printed off ASAP and start to organise your evidnece in a folder. The five sections will represent the evidnece for each assignment and help you stay organised and be less stressed later in the year. Remember we are aiming to get the work for this completed by Easter so that you have more time for revision on the exam subjects and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2010 at Mr T
Good morning 10CD and welcome and for those that do not know me my name is Mr Thompson and I have the pleasure of your company for the next 10 months, Today we are going to get stuck right in with the first unit and have a look at the assignment that goes with this and plan how we can best in the 30 hours that we have to do so ie.completing itby half term. Yes this will not be a course for lazy people you will need to work hard in and outside the classroom to succeed and the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2010 at Mr T
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OK year 10 in two weeks time you will be Oxford Schools Business faculty's year 11's. I've designed a notetaker for you to complete on the next topic. Rememebr you will be tested on this with Miss Noman and Mr E later in the week so keep up to speed and youll do fine. First exam is in January and we have a controlled assessment to do before then. Bye the way this time next year youll be finishing the course !!! You might also wish to look at the video clip again see link below. Good luck Mr T... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2010 at Mr T
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Morning year 12. Another big day to impress. As you are aware we have been asking you to find the assessment data that relates to you and the courses that you have been studying. Not only does this show you where you are and what you need to do to have a successful year it also gives you a PASS at P4 for the new Administration Unit that you have started with Mrs Noman. Download the 'My Tracker table attached below and the table relating to all the work you have done with Mr T. Mr Coakley has a progress... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2010 at Mr T
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Ok year 12 we will now start P4 for the final unit on Admin. Download this template and find out ow well our doing in EAL, Maths, English & BTEC Business. Rememember you have three business teachers and they have all completed different units with you so you need to find out whats passed and what still needs some work so we can enter all this data into a spreadsheet and see the big picture next lesson. Good luck Mr T ! Download Introduction to P4 Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2010 at Mr T
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Ok year 10 today were going to learn about the purpose of business planning, the main sections in a business start up plan and about limiting the risk and uncertainty for start up businesses. I have attached a template for you to complete and a copy of the HSBC busienss plan for your perusal and a copy of a poster that shows the main sections. Complete the template and print it off for your notes ! Good luck Mr T View this photo Download YE Comp - BusinessPlanTemplate_HSBC Download Business plan notetaker & exam question preperation Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2010 at Mr T
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Good morning year 12. Unit 10 is your fourth and final unit for the level 1 business qualification. To kick off you are required to apply for some work experience in Oxford School. We have created two opportunities for you to have practical work experience of tasks relating to P1-P4 coursework assignments. To secure this opportunity you need to download the template below and apply in writting by 15th May 2010 for a post. You are applying for two positions and will need to create two letters. Good Luck Letter 1: To the librarian - Julie Frew at Oxford School... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2010 at Mr T
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Ok you lucky people all te assignments are now in one place so lets get busy. After school clubs to support every Monday and Thursday 3.10 to 4.10 Good Luck ! Download P1 Describe types of teams and their associated benefits Download P2 Building cohesive teams that respond well Download P3 Expalining how targets are set and team performance monitored Download P4 Communication skills and personal organisation skills used when working in teams Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2010 at Mr T
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Morning year 12 this is the template for P3 of the Introducing Customer Service unit for the BTEC level 1 course. Your task is to create a checklist for the conference centre at Oxford School. Your checklist should include the items that you need to check before the shift starts and the custiomers start to arrive. Preparing for work and preparing your workspace for work is an important part of delivering good customer service. Good luck and well done Mr T Download Opening Check list P3 Unit 3 Download P5 Writting frame leaflet Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2010 at Mr T
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Good morning year 11. With 5 weeks to go I thought the followong attachments would help you with the finishing touches to your 'exam preperation', Just because the coursework has been submitted remember '10 hours revison per subject will make a difference by half a grade. You owe it to yourself to do the best you can. Also dont forget to look at www.class2010.co.uk Good & keep going Mr T Download GCSE Revision tips - Coping with Worries and Anxiety (2) Download GCSE Revision tips - How to Remember (2) Download GCSE Revision tips - How to Revise Download GCSE... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2010 at Mr T
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Hi Year 10 and welcome back from your AWSOME work experience week. I am sure you have enjoyed it and hopefully it will have helped you to understand the relevance of school and the importance of the transfereable skills that school help us to learn. Today we are going to incorporate your work experinece into your business lesson on recruitment and selection. Firstly download the skills templaye and see how your skill set has developed since youve been away working. Next see whos first to finish the job description and people spec and create a job advert to fill the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2010 at Mr T
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Good morning year 12. Here goes the induction training pack that we need to create for new staff working in the confernece centre. This will cover the assessment requirements for P2 & P3 of the unit on introducing customer service. Hope you enjoy putting all your research into the document. Good luck and well done Mr T Download Induction Template for P2 & P3 Introducing Customer Service Download Training manual template Download TRAINING LOG Download Opening Check list Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2010 at Mr T
Good afternoon year 10. With loads of you out of school today I decided to rework the lesson so that those that missed the lesson can catch up. So lets download the template and capture the classroom discussion on our notes. Good luck and well done Mr T Download Motivation - How Do We Motivate our Workers Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2010 at Mr T
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Good Morning year 11. The final furlong is upon us and we are at the stage where we will be auditing files for invidulation by the exam boards at the end of the month. Most have you have probably completed the advice flyer that offers five organisations who can provide help and advice to support the early stages of a new venture along with 5 sources of finance. The second part of Unit 5 requires us to suggest how we can build a network of contacts to help us on our way. For those who require a writing frame for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2010 at Mr T
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Good morning Year 12 you lucky people having me as your teacher. Finance Unit done and dusted with a solid PASS for most so off we go into the next unit. Unit 8 Doing Business on line assignment template for P1 attached I do spoil YOU. So download it and crack on we have a whole lesson to identify one business and in effect do a third of P1 WOW Good luck and well done Mr T Download Unit 8 Doing Business On Line P1 Assignment brief Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2010 at Mr T
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Good morning year 12. Here it is your first assignment for this new unit. Remember we have looked at the different types of customers their needs and expectations in Oxford School, Thorpe Park, Birmingham International Airport, The Taj Mahal in Mumbai and Premiere Inns. You shoudl find it easy to identify three internal and three external for this assignment. Good luck and well done Mr T Download Assignment p1 for unit 3 Download P2-D2 ICS DEC09 Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2010 at Mr T