Grade Booster Edexcel A-Level Business

The essential, exam technique-focused online course for all Edexcel A-Level Business students.

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  • 30-50 hours learning time
  • 87 videos, resources and activities

About this course

Who it's for

All students taking Edexcel A-Level Business

Course series

Grade Booster

Course outline

Session 1 consists of a short introduction to Edexcel A-Level Business Grade Booster and the lessons learned from recent full exam papers.

  • Introduction to Edexcel A-Level Business Grade Booster
  • Lessons Learned from the 2019 Exams

In session 2, we will explore how to develop those all important assessment skills to help boost your grades

  • Introduction to Session 2
  • Knowledge and Understanding
  • Application and Writing in Context
  • Application and Using the Data
  • Analysis
  • Evaluation
  • How your Answers are Marked

In this session, we look at how we can build effective technique. We examine the importance of understanding the demands of the question, selectivity and good paragraph structure

  • Introduction to Session 3
  • Understanding the Demands of the Question
  • Selectivity
  • Paragraph Structure

In this section, we take a quick look at structuring the common question types, such as the 4 mark explain questions, 8, 10, 12 and 20 mark questions

  • Introduction to Session 4
  • 4 and 8 mark questions
  • 10 and 12 mark questions
  • 20 mark questions

In session 5, we look at the 2022 pre-release, which this year, is on the international sports events industry, and UK sports retail businesses operating in this market.

  • Introduction to Session 5
  • Investigating Business in a Competitive Environment Activities Video 1
  • Investigating Business in a Competitive Environment Activities Video 2
  • Investigating Business in a Competitive Environment Activities Video 3
  • Investigating Business in a Competitive Environment Activities Video 4

In session 6, we will be looking at a number of key quantitative skills and numerical concepts, such as percentages and percentage changes, index numbers, investment appraisal, critical path analysis and many many more!

  • Introduction to Session 6
  • Percentages and Percentage Changes
  • Index Numbers
  • Investment Appraisal - Payback
  • Investment Appraisal - Average Rate of Return
  • Investment Appraisal - Net Present Value
  • Gearing
  • Decision Trees
  • Capacity Utilisation
  • Market Share
  • Budgets and Variance Analysis
  • Critical Path Analysis
  • Price Elasticity of Demand
  • Income Elasticity of Demand
  • Using Quantitative Skills and Numerical Concepts to support Application, Analysis and Evaluation

This session comprises of a range of further exam-style questions, based on core Edexcel A-Level Business topics for extra practice

  • Introduction to Session 7
  • Interest Rates - 4 mark explain question
  • Niche Markets - 4 mark explain question
  • Outsourcing - 4 mark explain question
  • Glocalisation - 4 mark explain question
  • Benefits of Growth - 4 mark explain question (marking activity)
  • The Acid Test Ratio - 4 mark calculation question
  • Return on Capital Employed - 4 mark calculation question
  • Price Elasticity of Demand - 4 mark calculation question
  • Off-Shoring - 8 mark question
  • Break-Even Analysis - 10 mark question
  • New Product Development - 10 mark question
  • Penetration Pricing - 10 mark question
  • Centralisation and Decentralisation - 12 mark question
  • Organic and Inorganic Growth - 20 mark question
  • Improving profitability - 20 mark question

Revise key Edexcel A-Level Business topics and concepts by working through these interactive videos and online activities, covering everything from key terms to quantitative skills

  • Introduction to Section 8
  • Topic Mix 1
  • Topic Mix 2
  • Topic Mix 3
  • Topic Mix 4
  • MCQ Blast 1
  • MCQ Blast 2
  • MCQ Blast 3
  • Theme 1 and Theme 2 Bubble Quiz
  • Theme 3 and Theme 4 Bubble Quiz
  • On Balance - On-The-Job Training
  • Distribution True or False
  • Finance 1
  • Finance 2
  • Inventory Red Herring
  • People 54321
  • People True or False
  • Key Terms Matching (1)
  • Key Terms Matching (2)
  • Capacity - MCQ Activity
  • Quantitative Skills - MCQ Activity
  • Calculate Price Elasticity of Demand and Revenue - Calculation Activity
  • Market and Market Research - Match Up Activity

Hosts

  • 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.

  • Susan Morris

    Julie is an experienced A-Level and GCSE Business teacher and examiner.

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