• Strategy CD ROM - Volume 1

This CD contains the first of three strategy focussed volumes, collecting 20 open and accessible case studies. Each study is unique and offers insight into the corporate world to help support the curriculum, from business start-up to development and sectors of industry. There’s even a case study profiling Dragon’s Den entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne. To make sure your whole school or university can access the CD, your teacher can opt for the ‘Network Licence’.

The volume is a helpful learning tool no matter what stage you’re at with your education; whether you’ve just started your GSCEs or you’re halfway through a degree, you’ll find the info relevant. There are case studies on entrepreneurship in engineer; growth strategies and enterprise, among others, to help you really engage with the curriculum.

Although the CD is a useful resource in classrooms and libraries, it’s also a great revision tool for you to use on your home computer, just select the ‘Single user Licence’ option.  

The titles of the business studies case studies included on this CD ROM are:
  • Social and environmental responsibility

This case study highlights how Anglo American contributes to sustainable development through being socially and environmentally responsible.  

  • Supporting new business start-ups

This case study looks at the challenges of setting up a new business and at some of the decisions that must be made by a budding entrepreneur.  

  • Improving strategic decision making

This case study looks at a structured approach to decision making, showing how CIMA-trained management accountants have the skills to offer strategic, practical advice, able to contribute to effective decision making at all business levels.  

  • From ice-cream van to Dragons' Den - Duncan Bannatyne 

This case study focuses on Duncan Bannatyne, one of the UK's best-known entrepreneurs.  

  • Enterprise in the fast lane

This case study focuses on the entrepreneur, Peter Cruddas, who set up his own business CMC Markets in the early 1990s with just £10,000 capital.  

  • Intellectual property rights and entrepreneurship

This case study shows how the UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) helps owners and entrepreneurs to protect their ideas or concepts by registering their intellectual property rights.  

  • The importance of entrepreneurship in small businesses

This case study helps students understand entrepreneurship and its importance to the economy as well as types of ownership.  

  • Entrepreneurship in engineering

This case study examines the relationship between engineering and enterprise and the role that the Institution of Engineer (IET) has played in developing engineer entrepreneurs.  

  • Strategic growth in the retail fashion industry

This case study looks at how asos.com uses the Internet as a channel for business growth.

  • Growth through investment

This case study looks at the strategies used by Bibby Line Group to grow the business, whilst retaining a strong family ethos.  

  • Meeting needs in a competitive sector

This case study outlines how deregulation, organisational structure and planning can support the growth of a company.  

  • Pursuing a growth strategy

This case study helps students understand how companies grow by meeting needs.  

  • Growing a company by international acquisition

This case study describes and analyses the growth of the Davis Service Group.  

  • Securing customers' interests through mutual ownership

This case study demonstrates that all businesses have ownership and management structures, and the need for an organisation’s structures to be appropriate to the organisation’s purpose and vision.  

  • Creating and effective organisational structure

This case study demonstrates the organisational structure of The Coca-Cola Company is designed to meet its own particular requirements.  

  • Developing a sustainable supply chain to add value

This case study will explore how Lafarge UK is active in all three sector of industry and how it manages the need to develop the business alongside protecting the environment and respect for local communities.  

  • Sectors of industry

This case study shows the importance of primary sector activities in the oil and gas industry, highlighting the range of work and the skills required.  

  • Building societies and other types of organisation

This case study outlines different types of business organisations and their purpose. It highlights the similarities and differences between other types of business and building societies.  

  • Integration in the public sector – HMRC

This case study helps students understand how integration in the public sector benefits stakeholders, mirroring private sector mergers and acquisitions.

  • Businesses and taxation

This case study explains how strong business growth can benefit the UK by creating employment and raising tax revenues.  

Note: If you would like to add the contents of this CD ROM to your school or university network then please select the 'Network licence' option. If this is for your own personal use please select the 'Single user licence' option.

The case studies are supported by additional learning materials such as PowerPoints, handouts, MP3s, crosswords and word searches which are available to download online. 


Strategy CD ROM - Volume 1

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