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  Unit 1 Marketing

 

  1 Introduction to Marketing

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  2 The Marketing Department

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  3 Market Analysis

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  4 Market Research

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  5 Marketing Mix

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  6 Product

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  7 Price

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  8 Promotion

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  9 Advertising

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  10 Place

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  Unit 2 Accounting & Finance

 

  1 Classification of costs and profit

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  2 The Balance Sheet

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  3 The Trading and Profit & Loss Account

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  4 Sources of Finance

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  5 Cash Flow Forecasting

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  6 Ratio Analysis

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  Unit 3 People & Organisations

 

  1 Motivation

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  2 Leadership

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  3 Human Resource Planning

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Login to access podtutor audio 3 Stage 1 Analysis of Current and Past Supply of labour (12:31 mins)
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  4 Recruitment & Selection

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  5 Training

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  6 Performance Appraisal

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  7 Equal Opportunities

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  8 Disciplinary Action

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  Unit 4 Operations Management

 

  1 Production Methods

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  2 Stock Control

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  3 Quality

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  4 Productivity

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