Catch Up A-Level Business

This online course provides students studying A-Level Business qualification with a structured, self-paced study programme to cover key A-Level Business concepts from Year 12. The course is specifically designed to support AQA & Edexcel students, but is also suitable for OCR, eduqas and WJEC students.

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  • 40-50 hours learning time
  • 110 videos, resources and activities

About this course

The course is intended to provide students entering the final year (Year 13) of study with a strong grasp of the most important A-Level Business concepts from Year 12.

The course is organised into a series of "Weeks" each of which contains sequenced, guided videos designed and recorded by A-Level Business experts, supported by interactive revision activities and resource downloads.

Whilst the course is designed to be completed in sequence (week-by-week), it is also ideal as a support resource for "flipped" or "blended" learning throughout the academic year, particular as it covers core topics which need to be revisited and reinforced as students complete their A-Level Business qualification.

Who it's for

All students taking an A-Level Business qualification.

Course series

Catch Up

Course outline

  • Introduction
  • Sales Volume and Sales Revenue
  • Fixed Costs
  • Variable Costs
  • Fixed and Variable Costs - MCQ Activity
  • Total Costs and Profit
  • Contribution and the Break-Even Point
  • Calculating the Break-Even Point
  • Interpretation of the Break-Even Point
  • Break-Even: Uses and Limitations
  • Costs, Profit and Break Even - Clear the Deck Activity
  • Introduction
  • Limited and Unlimited Liability
  • Limited and Unlimited Liability - Trapdoor Activity
  • Sole Traders
  • Private Limited Companies
  • Public Limited Companies
  • Forms of Business - Concentration Game Activity
  • Cash Flow
  • Cash Flow Forecasts
  • Improving Cash Flow and the Difference between Cash Flow and Profit
  • Introduction to Sources of Finance
  • Loans and Overdrafts
  • Share Capital and Venture Capital
  • Introduction
  • Markets, Mass Markets and Niche Markets
  • Market Size and Growth
  • Market Share
  • Market Size, Growth and Share - MCQ Activity
  • Market Research - Primary and Secondary
  • Market Research - Qualitative and Quantitative
  • Sampling
  • Market and Market Research - Match Up Activity
  • Introduction
  • Market Segmentation
  • Market Mapping
  • Demand
  • Price Elasticity of Demand
  • Price Elasticity of Demand - Why is it Important?
  • Price Elasticity of Demand Practice Activities
  • Income Elasticity of Demand
  • Income Elasticity of Demand - Practice Activities
  • Price Elasticity of Demand and Revenue - Calculation Activity
  • Understanding Markets - Clear the Deck Activity
  • Understanding Markets - MCQ Activity
  • Product Design and Development
  • Promotion
  • Branding
  • Pricing and Pricing Strategies
  • Marketing, Pricing and Promotion - Categorise Activity
  • Marketing, Pricing and Promotion - Clear the Deck Activity
  • Introduction
  • The Product Life Cycle
  • Boston Matrix and Product Portfolio
  • Boston Matrix - MCQ Activity
  • Boston Matrix - Match Up Activity
  • Marketing Strategies - Connection Wall Activity
  • Introduction
  • Productivity and Efficiency
  • Capacity and Capacity Utilisation
  • Implications of Low/Under-Utilisation of Capacity
  • Implications of High/Over-Utilisation of Capacity and Ways of Improving Capacity Utilisation
  • Capacity - MCQ Activity
  • Quality
  • Organisational Design
  • Motivational Theories
  • Financial and Non-Financial Methods/Incentives to Improve Employee Performance/Motivation
  • Leadership
  • Motivational Theories - File Away Activity
  • Financial and Non-financial Motivators - Impossible 5 Activity
  • Organisational Structure - Clear the Deck Activity
  • Organisational Structures - Categorise Activity
  • Knowledge and Understanding
  • Application and Writing in Context
  • Application and Applying the Data
  • Analysis
  • Evaluation
  • Ratios, Averages and Fractions
  • Percentages and Percentage Changes
  • Index Numbers
  • Standard Graphical Forms
  • Revision Blast Activity 1 - Bubble Quiz
  • Revision Blast Activity 2 - True or False
  • Revision Blast Activity 3 - 30 Second Challenge
  • Revision Blast Activity 4 - 3 2 1
  • Revision Blast Activity 5 - Conundrums
  • Revision Blast Activity 6 - 60 Second Challenge
  • Revision Blast Activity 7 - True or False
  • Revision Blast Activity 8 - Calculating Variances
  • Revision Blast Activity 9 - Break-Even Calculations
  • Revision Blast Activity 10 - Exam Style Question: Secondary Market Research
  • Revision Blast Activity 11 - Cash Flow Forecast Calculations
  • Revision Blast Activity 12 - Capacity and Capacity Utilisation Calculations
  • Revision Blast 13 - 5 4 3 2 1


  • Graham Prior

    Graham is Subject Lead for Business at tutor2u. He is an experienced Business teacher and HOD, a senior examiner, a seasoned presenter and conference speaker and an educational author.

  • Mike Mills

    Mike is an experienced Head of Department, teacher and A-level Business examiner. Mike is also a popular presenter on tutor2u CPD courses and student workshops.

  • Peter McGinn

    Peter is an experienced Business & Economics HOD, teacher and examiner.

  • Jim Riley

    Jim Riley is the co-Founder and CEO of tutor2u. He is an experienced Business teacher, presenter and author.

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  • 110 videos, interactive resources and activities
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