Business and the Business Environment

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Business and the Business Environment

Submission Format:  The submission is in the form of an individual written report.

Section 1 – Organisational Types, Functions and Structures

The submission is in the form of an individual written report. This should be written in a concise, formal business style using single spacing and font size 12. You are required to make use of headings, paragraphs and subsections as appropriate, and all work must be supported with research and referenced using the Harvard referencing system. Please also provide a bibliography using the Harvard referencing system. The recommended word limit is 2,000–2,500 words, although you will not be penalised for exceeding the total word limit.

Section 2 –  Business Environmental Analysis

The submission is in the form of a written report that includes a PESTLE analysis and a SWOT or TOWS analysis, and a 5–10 minute PowerPoint presentation of the key findings. The report should be written in a concise, formal business style using single spacing and font size 12. You are required to make use of headings, paragraphs and subsections as appropriate, and all work must be supported with research and referenced using the Harvard referencing system. Please also provide a bibliography using the Harvard referencing system. The recommended word limit is 2,000 words, although you will not be penalised for exceeding the total word limit. The presentation slides for the findings should be submitted with speaker notes as one copy. You are required to make effective use of PowerPoint headings, bullet points and subsections as appropriate. Your research should be referenced using the Harvard referencing system.  The recommended word limit is 500 words, including speaker notes, although you will not be penalised for exceeding the total word limit.

Unit Learning Outcomes:

Section 1:

LO1 Explain the different types of organisations, including their size and scope

LO2 Demonstrate the interrelationship of the various functions within an organisation and how they link to organisational structure

Section 2:

LO3 Use contemporary examples to demonstrate both the positive and negative influence/impact the macro environment has on business operations.

LO4 Determine the internal strengths and weaknesses of specific businesses and explain their interrelationship with external macro factors.

Assignment Brief and Guidance:  Section 1 – Organisational Types, Functions and Structures You have been employed as a Business Analyst by a large multinational organisation You are required to investigate and explain two different types of organisations, their size and classification to highlight differences between them. This should include their legal structure, size and scope, as well as their key stakeholders. For one of the organisations you must then explain the various functions within the business and create an organisational chart to explain the interrelationships between different functions. You must also explain how this would be different in the other two organisations.

This will be presented as a report to the CEO and should include the following:

Introduction to provide an overview of different types of organisations and the growth of the international business environment. An explanation of each of the chosen organisations, including: background details of the organisation; the products and services they supply; the size and scope of the organisation; their vision, mission and business objectives; the organisational and legal structure; and information about their stakeholders. In detail, explain the functions for one of the chosen organisations, using an organisation chart to show how the functions interrelate and an explanation of how they relate to structure.

*Please access HN Global for additional resources support and reading for this unit. For further guidance and support on presentation skills please refer to the Study Skills Unit on HN Global.

Section 2-  Business Environmental Analysis With reference to Assignment one, you have been employed as Business Analysts by a large multinational organisation to analyse the current environmental factors that influence or impact your chosen organisation.

Using PESTLE analysis identify and discuss the various macro environmental factors that impact on the business, highlighting the positive and negative impacts. Apply a SWOT or TOWS analysis to your organisation to identify their key strengths and weaknesses. Explain the interrelationships these have with the external factors previously discussed. Present the internal and external analysis of key findings and explain how they influence the decision-making process.

*Please access HN Global for additional resources support and reading for this unit.

 

 

 

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