Business environment

Business environment

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Unit Number and Name:
Unit 1 The Business Environment
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QCF Level:
BTEC National
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Unit 1 The Business Environment

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Assignment Hand in Dates
Task 1 (P1 P2 M2 D1)

Task 2 (P3 M1)

Task 3 (P4)

Task 4 (P6)

Task 5 (M4)

Task 6 (P5 P7 M3)

Task 7 (D2)

Unit Context
You have recently completed your BTEC National Diploma in Business and Management and you have secured a one-year temporary contract with your local Business Link as a trainee advisor. Your role involves providing advice and guidance to new and existing businesses on issues such as funding, human resources, marketing and procurement. This is quite a demanding position and involves working with a wide range of people from a variety of organisations and business backgrounds. In order to provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge, your line manager is keen for you to undertake an intensive induction programme which includes a series of training sessions and fact-finding assignments.
After the initial training session, your manager asks you to prepare a report into how a local organisation manages its existing human, physical and technological resources. This is a very important aspect of your training and he suggests that you contact a local organisation with a view to arranging a meeting with a key representative (e.g. the Human Resources Manager or Operations Manager). This will provide you with the opportunity to discuss how the business is resourced and how it operates on a day-to-day basis. He emphasises the need for you to prepare thoroughly for the visit and have all your questions and requests for information ready.

Learning Outcomes
On completion of this unit a learner should:
1. Know how human resources are managed
2. Know the purpose of managing physical and...

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