Understanding the Business Environment

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Understanding the Business Environment


Length: 2 hours. CPD Point Guide: 2.

Material for this course has been created based on National Occupational Standards for SQA Unit: H8PK 04, Understanding the Business Environment. This means that you can be sure that the content is relevant and practical for use in your industry.

This Unit is designed to develop the candidate’s knowledge and understanding of business including, the different types of businesses and the different business functions. They will also describe the changing patterns of employment and how it impacts on opportunities for learning and work.

Performance Indicators The Learner Will:

  1. Understand that there are different types of business,
  2. Understand how businesses function,
  3. Understand changing patterns of employment,
  4. Understand how business activity is affected by market forces.

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