LO 1: Demonstrate sound knowledge and understanding of a variety of business types and their functions.

 

Module code and title:

MGBBT0UBN

Understanding Business Organisation

Module leader:

 

Assignment No. and type:

Case Study 1,500 words

Assessment weighting:

50%

Submission time and date:

Before: 14:00 Friday 20th January 2023

Target feedback time and date:

3 weeks from the date of final submission

 

This assignment has been designed to provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your achievement of the following module learning outcomes:

LO 1

Demonstrate sound knowledge and understanding of a variety of business types and their functions.

LO 3

Demonstrate knowledge of major forces and themes that shape contemporary businesses.

Submission details

This assignment should be submitted electronically via Moodle (module tutors will discuss this process with you during class time).

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Feedback and marks for this assignment will be available in three weeks from the deadline.
 

Case Study structure 

Introduction 200 words

Give an overview of the organisation and what you are going to cover in your case study. It should include an account of your chosen organisation, briefly describing its history, business activities, and the current context. You should also outline the structure of your case study.

Organisational Structure – 300 Words

Under this heading, you will discuss the organisational structure of the organisation. It should include an analysis of the type of organisational structure (i.e. tall structure, flat structure, or matrix structure) of your chosen organisation. Your discussion should include how that structure benefits an organisation and what are the drawbacks of this structure. You are advised to include a picture of the structure of the organisation to support your explanations.

Business Environment Analysis – 50 Words

Under this heading, you will define and explain what is meant by the business environment.

SWOT Analysis – 300 Words

Under this heading, you will define what is meant by SWOT analysis. Strength

Under this heading, you will discuss the strength of the organisation that can help them combat the emerging situations (Covid-19, current inflation, and political instability, etc.).

Weaknesses:

Under this heading, you will discuss the weakness of the organisation that makes the organisation vulnerable.

Opportunities:

Under this heading, you will discuss the external factors emerging and how they can be exploited by the organisation for their benefit.

Threats:

Under this heading, you will discuss the external factors emerging and how they can be a threat to the organisation.

PESTLE Analysis - 450 words

Under this heading, you will define what is meant by PESTLE analysis. Political Factors

Under this heading, you will discuss which political factors, both favourable and unfavourable, are impacting the

Organisation.

Economic Factors:

Under this heading, you will discuss which Economical factors, both favourable and unfavourable, are impacting the Organisation.

Social Factors:

Under this heading, you will discuss which social factors, both favourable and unfavourable, are impacting the Organisation.

Technological Factors:

Under this heading, you will discuss which technological factors, both favourable and unfavourable, are impacting the Organisation.

Legal Factors:

Under this heading, you will discuss which legal factors, both favourable and unfavourable, are impacting the Organisation.

Environmental Factors:

Under this heading, you will discuss which environmental factors, both favourable and unfavourable, are impacting the Organisation.

Conclusion 200 words

In your conclusion, you will present the summary of the key findings of the SWOT and PESTLE analysis and conclude your case study.

Reference Page. Minimum of 10 Sources, including Journals, Books and use a variety of academically accepted sources.        “DO NOT USE WIKIPEDIA”

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