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Business Education for Queensland

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Business Education for Queensland is designed around the Business Education Subject area syllabus developed for Queensland schools. It covers the four strands of the syllabus across levels 4, 5 and 6, making it a flexible resource for schools to use as a foundation for their program. It has been written and prepared by Sandra Kenman, a well-known and respected author and consultant in business education. Features * Strand and chapter opener pages with student-friendly outcome statements and key terms * Double-page-spread format to present content in manageable 'chunks' * BizFacts to engage and extend students' knowledge * Activities on every spread under the headings of Know and understand, Evaluate, Manage and Propose * Check and Challenge activities at the end of every chapter * Case studies and BizPracs to involve students in real-world business * Full-colour text and illustrations * Outcomes matching grid
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PART A: BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC SYSTEMS Chapter 1: Business environments 1.1 Business organisations 1.2 Analysing business organisations 1.3 Businesses within industries 1.4 Regulating business and economic activity 1.5 It's the law - Commonwealth legislation 1.6 It's the law - Queensland legislation 1.7 It's the law - local government Check and challenge Chapter 2: Promoting the Australian economy 2.1 The selling process 2.2 Product promotion strategies 2.3 Targeting customers 2.4 Applying selling techniques 2.5 Monitoring and evaluating selling techniques 2.6 Businesses and ethical issues Check and challenge Chapter 3: Systems 3.1 Interacting with community and business systems 3.2 Moving from home 3.3 Arranging accommodation 3.4 Processes for arranging a lease 3.5 Managing finances 3.6 Insurance 3.7 Major purchases 3.8 Saving and investing 3.9 Laws that regulate the financial services industry Check and challenge Chapter 4: Structure, control and management of systems 4.1 Principles of complex systems 4.2 The management process 4.3 Human resource management Check and challenge Chapter 5: Needs and wants; supply and demand 5.1 Hey, big spender! 5.2 Demand and supply 5.3 Marking an economic cake 5.4 Markets and money 5.5 Managing the economy 5.6 Interest rates 5.7 Effects of rising and filling interest rates 5.8 Inflation 5.9 Exchange rates Check and challenge Chapter 6: E-commerce 6.1 The scope of e-commerce 6.2 Online shopping 6.3 Advice on consumer issues 6.4 E-consumer protection issues 6.5 Financial services 6.6 Laws relating to young people using e-commerce 6.7 Workplace issues Check and challenge Chapter 7: Global production and marketing 7.1 Global markets 7.2 Export businesses 7.3 Foreign currency 7.4 TNCs and social, ethical and environmental responsibilities Check and challenge Chapter 8: Consumers and business - rights, responsibilities and strategies 8.1 Commerce and choice 8.2 Choosing where to buy 8.3 Key factors affecting consumer decisions 8.4 Saving money 8.5 Consequences of poor financial management 8.6 Investment options 8.7 Risk and return 8.8 Maintaining records and monitoring investments Check and challenge Chapter 9: Consumer protection 9.1 The need for consumer protection 9.2 Features of a simple contract 9.3 Legal rights and protective legislation for consumers 9.4 Organisations that provide assistance for consumers 9.5 The proceses of consumer redress Check and challenge PART B: INFORMATION PROCEDURES Chapter 10: Sources and forms of information 10.1 Accounting information 10.2 Impact of technology on source documents 10.3 Other types of business information 10.4 Design of business information Check and challenge Chapter 11: Information management 11.1 What are you worth? 11.2 The cash budget 11.3 Managing your money 11.4 Managing financial records 11.5 Keeping a record 11.6 Organising records 11.7 Planning the management of information Check and challenge Chapter 12: Financial records management 12.1 The accounting process 12.2 Accounts and double entry 12.3 Stock and cash control 12.4 Goods and services tax 12.5 Financial reports Check and challenge Chapter 13: Information and communication technologies in small business 13.1 Information and communication technologies 13.2 Possible uses of available technologies 13.3 Audiences and ranges of communication 13.4 A range of communication methods 13.5 Forms of written communication 13.6 Forms of verbal communication 13.7 Forms of noverbal communication Check and challenge PART C: ENTERPRISE AND VENTURES Chapter 14: Entrepreneurs and business 14.1 Establishing a business 14.2 Getting the jump on your rivals 14.3 Entrepreneurship 14.4 Motivation for small business ownership 14.5 Small, medium and large businesses 14.6 Objectives of different types of businesses Check and challenge Chapter 15: Enterprise opportunities 15.1 Challenges and rewards of small business 15.2 Coming up with a business idea 15.3 Purchasing an established business 15.4 Setting up a new business - commencing from scratch 15.5 Buying a franchise 15.6 Location 15.7 Doing the right thing - ethical business Check and challenge Chapter 16: Consultation - gathering and linking knowledge, ideas and data 16.1 Making it work 16.2 Business research processes 16.3 Different markets 16.4 Consumer trends and behaviour Check and challenge Chapter 17: Small business planning 17.1 The business plan 17.2 Product 17.3 Price and place 17.4 Promotion 17.5 Counting the costs Check and challenge Chapter 18: Running the business 18.1 Learning from others 18.2 Satisfying customer needs 18.3 Maintaining records 18.4 Runnin a school-based business Check and challenge PART D: WORK ENVIRONMENTS Chapter 19: The nature of work 19.1 Working and earning a living 19.2 Taxation and superannuation 19.3 Unemployment Check and challenge Chapter 20: The workplace 20.1 Rights and responsibilities 20.2 Discrimination at work 20.3 Occupational health and safety Check and challenge Chapter 21: Workplace arrangements 21.1 Employment contracts 21.2 Which type of employment suits you? 21.3 The law and work Check and challenge Chapter 22: The changing workplace 22.1 From past to future 22.2 Changing work patterns 22.3 A woman's place 22.4 The old and the new Check and challenge Chapter 23: Skills and careers 23.1 School for life 23.2 So, what do you like? 23.3 Pathways in life 23.4 Sell yourself 23.5 23.6 Applying for a job 23.7 Interview techniques 23.8 What is your body saying about you? Check and challenge Chapter 24: Strategies to improve workplace conditions 24.1 Managing conflict and stress 24.2 The role of unions and employer groups 24.3 Resolving disputes Check and challenge Index

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