Grade Booster BTEC National Business

Exam technique-focused online course for all BTEC National Business students.

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  • 10-20 hours learning time
  • 47 videos, resources and activities

About this course

This BTEC National Business Unit 3 online course is currently under development to support the Unit 3 Grade Booster cinema workshops being held for the summer 2022 exam. The materials already provided here will remain, along with lots of new revision resources. The updated course will be fully complete by Feb half-term 2022.

Who it's for

All students preparing for BTEC National Business Unit 3 (Personal and Business Finance)

Course series

Grade Booster

Course outline

  • Course Introduction
  • Exam Paper Overview
  • How Your Paper is Marked
  • Knowledge & Understanding - Introduction & Section A (Personal Finance)
  • Knowledge & Understanding - Section B (Business Finance)
  • Application - Writing in Context
  • Well-Developed Paragraphs, Balance and Analysis
  • Effective Evaluation
  • Introduction to the Different Question Styles
  • Section A & Section B: 1-4 Mark Questions
  • Tackling the Discuss Question: Section A (Personal Finance)
  • Tackling the Discuss Question: Section B (Business Finance)
  • Practice Discuss Question: Section B
  • The 12-Mark Evaluate Question: Section A Focus (Personal Finance)
  • The 12-Mark Evaluate Question: Section B Focus (Business Finance)
  • Cash Flow Forecasts
  • Completing a Cash Flow Forecast
  • Break-even Analysis: Costs and Sales
  • Calculating Break-even
  • Break-even Analysis: Break-even Charts
  • Break-even Analysis: Break-even and Contribution
  • Break-even Analysis: Uses of Break-even
  • Break-even Analysis: Analysing & Evaluating Break-even
  • Gross Profit and Gross Profit Margin
  • Net Profit and Net Profit Margin
  • Return on Capital Employed
  • Merasuring Liquidity: Current Ratio & Liquid Capital Ratio
  • Inventory Turnover
  • Trade Receivables Days and Trade Payables Days
  • Limitations of Ratios
  • Mark Up
  • Statement of Comprehensive Income (SOCI)
  • Statement of Financial Position (SOFP) Including Adjustments
  • Depreciation


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    Michelle is a highly experienced teacher and advanced practitioner. Michelle leads the tutor2u Vocational qualification team as well as leading tutor2u's resource and event development across all subjects.

  • 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.

  • 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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