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Business and Economics


SWOT Analysis

Strategic Tools for Business

In business, a thorough understanding of an organisation’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in both internal and external environments is crucial. This video introduces the SWOT analysis and how it can be a helpful evaluative...Show More

Lewin's Force Field Analysis

Strategic Tools for Business

Successful businesses must continually adapt, and change requires a deep understanding of driving and restraining forces. This video examines Lewin’s Force Field analysis and how it can be used to evaluate whether change is feasible. Through a...Show More

PESTLE Analysis

Strategic Tools for Business

Although external factors are outside of a business’ control, it is still important for them to consider political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental/ethical factors. This video explores the PESTLE analysis and how it can...Show More

Porter's Generic Strategies

Strategic Tools for Business

A competitive advantage is highly valuable in business and choosing between a cost/differentiation or leadership/focus strategy can be a way of achieving this. This video introduces Porter’s Generic Strategies and how they are helpful for...Show More
CSR in Action: Benefits and Limitations

CSR in Action: Benefits and Limitations

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate social responsibility has the potential to create lasting positive changes in the communities with which a business interacts, increase an organisation’s trustworthiness and the fulfilment of their employees. However, CSR comes at a...Show More
CSR and the Triple Bottom Line

CSR and the Triple Bottom Line

Corporate Social Responsibility

Coined in the early 1990s, the term ‘triple bottom line’ is often used in dialogue around corporate social responsibility to define the three interrelated areas by which modern companies should measure their success: people, planet and...Show More
Carroll's CSR Pyramid

Carroll's CSR Pyramid

Corporate Social Responsibility

Carroll’s Corporate Social Responsibility Pyramid has long been used as the framework through which to think about a business’ economic, social and environmental responsibilities. In this comprehensive video, students will be guided through...Show More
CSR and Stakeholders

CSR and Stakeholders

Corporate Social Responsibility

With Marks & Spencer providing an invaluable case study of how corporate social responsibility is applied in a real, multi-national context, this video explores the sometimes complex relationship between stakeholders and CSR. Students will gain...Show More
Cash Flow

Cash Flow

Financial Reporting for Business

Cash flow is integral to any business and ensuring that more cash flows in than flows out is the fundamental rule of successful operations. An ideal resource for Accounting and Business students in GCSE, BTEC and FE courses, this video explores...Show More
Income Statement: Revenue, Expenses & Profit

Income Statement: Revenue, Expenses & Profit

Financial Reporting for Business

In this video, Accounting and Business students in GCSE, BTEC and FE courses will find accessible and contextual definitions by industry experts of three key accounting terms - revenue, expenses and profit - and how these factors interrelate in...Show More
Income Statements

Income Statements

Financial Reporting for Business

This short video introduces the income statement as one measure of a business's performance. Though visual examples and succinct explanations by industry experts, students taking Accounting and Business courses at the GCSE, BTEC and FE level will...Show More
Balance Sheets

Balance Sheets

Financial Reporting for Business

This short yet comprehensive video introduces the balance sheet as a snapshot measure of what a business owns and owes. With visual examples of a working balance sheet and discussion of its importance and applications courtesy of industry...Show More
Balance Sheets: Assets and Liabilities

Balance Sheets: Assets and Liabilities

Financial Reporting for Business

Presenting clear and consise definitions of a balance sheet's key components by industry expert, this short video will aid Accounting and Business students in GCSE, BTEC and FE courses to understand the difference between current and non-current...Show More
Cash Flow: Problems and Management

Cash Flow: Problems and Management

Financial Reporting for Business

Without positive cash flow, businesses can find themselves in a dire financial situation: a cash flow crisis. This video looks at the cash flow forecast as a way for a business to predict its expenses and revenue and put effective measures in...Show More
Effective Business Communications

Effective Business Communications

Exploring Business

Communication, internally and externally, is central to every aspect of a business’s strategy and operations. In this video, four different business people from the UK and Australia provide an insight into the importance of communication,...Show More
Features of Businesses

Features of Businesses

Exploring Business

Understanding the fundamental features of business underpins success. This video explores organisational purpose, structure and objectives through the eyes of four operators in very different Australian and UK-based business environments –...Show More
Stakeholders and Their Influence

Stakeholders and Their Influence

Exploring Business

Every business has its stakeholders—without them the business wouldn’t exist. In this video, four people operating in very different business environments—in Australia and the UK—talk about the influence of internal and external...Show More
Selling Products Globally

Selling Products Globally

Business without Borders

Global brands – they might be the same wherever you go, or they might be different. They might also vary considerably in price and how they’re positioned from country to country. Experts Kathleen Griffiths (RMIT) and Simon Kanat (Ted Baker...Show More
Researching Global Markets

Researching Global Markets

Business without Borders

Your product is set to go worldwide, but what if it doesn’t have global appeal? Going global in business requires thorough research into demographics, culture and religion, politics, economics and law to identify viable international markets...Show More
Global Branding

Global Branding

Business without Borders

Effective global branding requires a sound understanding of different international markets, and how products or services themselves, and the language and imagery used in their promotion, best suits consumers. In this interview-led programme,...Show More
Customer Needs, Expectations and Perceptions

Customer Needs, Expectations and Perceptions

The more businesses know about their customers’ needs, expectations and perceptions – the better able they are to effectively market their products and services. This film covers the methods by which research into various aspects of customer...Show More
Market Analysis

Market Analysis

Businesses and other organisations have a range of tools and methods they can employ to analyse their markets. Understanding where they are placed and how they can position themselves to take advantage of market opportunities is vital to ongoing...Show More
Promotion

Promotion

This narrator-led film features a number of interviewees who discuss a range of ways in which businesses engage in promotion. They include advertising, direct marketing, public relations and sales promotion. It finishes with some insightful...Show More
The Housing Market

The Housing Market

The housing market is driven by many complex factors – people’s priorities when it comes to quality of life; where they want to live, where they can afford to live, whether they rent, buy or share ownership. Property prices and the cost of...Show More
Unwined: Introducing Hospitality to Retail

Unwined: Introducing Hospitality to Retail

SME Case Studies

Mark and Meredith Telfer purchased a franchised retail cleanskin wine outlet. Over the course of nine years they worked the business hard ultimately transforming it into a unique wine bar, complementing the now more up-market wine and boutique...Show More