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VCE Business Management


The market-leading Key Concepts in Business Management series has been fully revised and updated to reflect the new VCE Business Management Study Design for 2017.

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Key Concepts in Business Management
VCE Units 1-4, Fourth Edition
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Jacaranda’s unique exam preparation tool studyON is now included and fully integrated across the series, maximising every student’s opportunity for exam success.

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studyON Teacher Edition is the teachers’ portal: a powerful diagnostic tool that enables teachers to assign activities and monitor student progress for immediate insight.

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Key Concepts in VCE Business Management
VCE Units 1-4, Fourth Edition


CHAPMAN | RICHARDSON | SMITHIES | PHELAN | DUMOVIC
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The latest editions of Jacaranda’s Key Concepts in Business Management series provide an innovative way of structuring learning. The new series brings current, real-world examples to the classroom to engage and motivate all students. In addition, each unit is now fully integrated with our unique and interactive exam preparation tool studyON, which has been included to maximise every student’s opportunity for exam success.

Product suite includes:

  • eBookPLUS
  • eBookPLUS and print textbook
  • studyON (comes with text)
  • eGuidePLUS (Teacher Edition)

Features and benefits


School-assessed course work tasks, review questions and a summary at the end of every chapter allow students to regularly and independently evaluate their knowledge and understanding

A careful selection of contemporary case studies incorporate the latest business views and trends, demonstrating the application of theory in business

studyON_logoJacaranda’s unique exam preparation tool, studyON, is now included and fully integrated across the entire series, providing the ultimate resource package for VCE Business Management students

eGuidePLUS provides answers to all questions in the text, school-assessed coursework, advice on each lesson, additional case studies, plus customisable worksheets and chapter tests

All key knowledge points from the new Study Design are broken down into key concepts – highly visual, digestible, lesson-based sections

Contains select up-to-date business statistics and current legislation to provide relevancy to the real-life practice of business management

Interactivities, videos, weblinks and worksheets are integrated with robust content to further engage students and enhance their capacity for independent learning

Dedicated ‘Extend your Knowledge’ sections challenge and extend students’ understanding, and ‘Apply your Skills’ sections help students demonstrate the key skills outlined in the Study Design

Table of contents


  • Units 1 & 2

    Chapter 1 Introduction to business management

    Unit 1: Planning a business
    Chapter 2 The business idea
    Chapter 3 Planning a business – external environment
    Chapter 4 Planning a business – internal environment

    Unit 2: Establishing a business
    Chapter 5 Legal requirements and financial considerations
    Chapter 6 Marketing a business
    Chapter 7 Staffing a business

  • Units 3 & 4

    Unit 3: Managing a business
    Chapter 1 The nature of business
    Chapter 2 The nature of management
    Chapter 3 Human resource management – motivating employees
    Chapter 4 Human resource management – managing employees and workplace relations
    Chapter 5 Operations management

    Unit 4: Transforming a business
    Chapter 6 Reviewing performance – the need for change
    Chapter 7 Implementing change



More than a study guide, studyON is an interactive and highly visual study, revision and exam practice tool designed to maximise every student’s opportunity for exam success. Now fully integrated across the Key Concepts in Business Management series, providing an unrivalled combination of premium resources that enable students to reach their full potential.

Features and benefits


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Concept summary screens provide concise explanations, supported by relevant examples that link back to the eBookPLUS

Students can practise VCAA and custom-authored questions on a particular concept, topic or the entire course, either online or offline

References to relevant pages in student texts provide additional information to fully explain concepts and hyperlinks provide quick access to relevant pages in the eBookPLUS

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Includes VCAA exam questions from 2006 onwards, carefully selected to directly correspond with the new Study Design

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Videos provide more information and visually explain concepts, helping students gain a deeper understanding

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Engaging, hands-on interactivities provide students with instant feedback, heightening their understanding of on-screen concepts


Teacher Edition


studyON Teacher Edition is the teachers’ portal: a powerful diagnostic tool that enables teachers to track and assign activities and monitor progress at an individual, group or whole class level for immediate insight. They can also identify strengths and weaknesses of student understanding and customise teaching for individual students or groups.

With studyON Teacher Edition, teachers can:
ConnectNEW

Connect directly to students, creating classes and custom groups

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Assign practice questions, topic tests and sample semester exams for students to complete

monitorNEW

Monitor students’ activity, drilling down to pinpoint strengths and weaknesses

reportNEWReport on student progress and generate and schedule reports

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  • New Dashboard

    The new dashboard provides fast and easy access to the most frequently used resources, tools and features

  • Connect to your students

    Connect directly to your students, creating classes and custom groups

  • Assign activities

    Assign practice questions, topic tests and sample semester exams for your students to complete

  • Monitor student progress

    Track and monitor your students’ activity, drilling down to pinpoint strengths and weaknesses

  • Report

    Generate and schedule reports on student progress

  • Easy navigation

    Easily switch between the student and teacher edition or access help, account information or bookshelf using the new navigation bar


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