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Free Business Studies presentation on Marketing!

How would your students fare as a member of a company's marketing department? Would they know the methods through which they can carry out effective market research?

We're pleased to let you know that we've put together a set of resources on marketing, which are free for you to download and use with your students.

Taken from our KS4 Business Studies product, these resources serve as a great introduction to the concept of company marketing and market research.

What's more, they feature two Boardworks interactives, including a drag-and-sort activity on the methods of qualitative and quantitative data.

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Profit and loss: try out our Business Studies activity

The latest addition to our free stuff page is a try-it-out activity on profit and loss!

This activity breaks down the key points about profit and loss documents in a click-and-reveal format, making the information quick and easy for students to grasp.

Providing a succinct explanation of the layout of a profit and loss account, the activity is ideal for use as an introduction to this topic, or as a revision exercise.

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Types of promotion: free activity

It's less than a month until Christmas, which means for the next few weeks we'll be surrounded by the carefully planned, seasonal advertising campaigns of the country’s biggest brands and retailers. Love them or hate them, you can't escape them…

To help you explain to students why this time of year is so significant to marketing departments across a range of companies, we've made available a free try-it-out activity on types of promotion!

The activity covers five types of promotion, and students are challenged to locate them all. Whilst working through the activity, why not ask them to name an example of each type of promotion they've seen recently?

Try out the activity below!


Budgeting: free KS4 Business resources!

To help you introduce your students to the topic of budgeting, we’ve made available a set of free Boardworks resources.

Taken from our KS4 Business Studies product, these resources are ideal for introducing the concept of budgets within businesses, and include:

• A find-the-missing-word activity on the benefits of budgeting;
• A helpful animation on the process of creating a budget;
• A drag-and-drop task on the similarities between budgets and cash flow forecasts.

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Stakeholder interests: free activity!

It’s vital for every business to keep their stakeholders informed, and to provide relevant information to each different group of stakeholders.

To look at these interest groups with your students, try out this free activity from our KS4 resources on business accounts.

The activity requires your students to think about the conflicting interests of groups such as banks, customers and employees, and to identify which questions each group might ask.

Try out the activity below! 

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