NEW FOR 2019

Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management

For the VCAA Study Design

The trusted market leader now updated with new content and contemporary case studies to engage students of all abilities and help them achieve exam success.



Accessible for every student

Content is ‘chunked’ into key concepts to ensure it is digestible for all students and supported by background information for those who need more assistance and extension material for those that thirst for more.

A trusted market-leading resource

The Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management series is used in over 65% of Victorian schools.

Currency and relevance

New content and real world contemporary case studies throughout (e.g. Myer, Avon)

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  • What's new for the series

    The new editions include these key updates:

    • Brand-new contemporary case studies, alongside updates to existing data, statistics and references to ensure currency and relevance
    • More Apply your skills subtopics in each topic which allow students to practice key Business Management skills
    • More Extend your knowledge subtopics in each topic providing more opportunities to explore key knowledge in greater depth
    • New exam practice questions in every topic and subtopic, with exemplary responses and mark allocations available in the teacher resource
    • For teachers, the eGuidePLUS includes lesson starters, answers to all the questions, school accessed coursework answers, topic tests and more

  • Formats

    Jacaranda provides a range of format options to allow teachers to teach their class their way.

    Print


    Printed textbook with free digital code inside

    eBookPLUS


    The eBookPLUS is electronic version of the student text that also includes a range of digital resources

    eGuidePLUS


    The eGuidePLUS includes everything from the eBookPLUS plus additional resources designed for teachers

    PDF


    Downloadable PDFs available with eBookPLUS

  • Authors

    Matt Richardson

    Matt Richardson is a senior Commerce teacher at Ballarat High School with over 20 years’ experience teaching Business Management. Matt has held positions of responsibility with the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA) as a review panel member on the Business Management study design and as an examination vetter on the Business Management exam panel. He has presented professional development sessions for Victorian Commerce Teachers Association (VCTA) for Business Management teachers and has contributed articles to the VCTA journal Compak. Matt facilitates student revision and exam preparation lectures and is a prolific writer of assessment materials for Business Management.

    Graeme Smithies

    Graeme Smithies has over 45 years’ experience in secondary education in Victoria. During that time he has taught Legal Studies, Business Management, Economics, English, History and a variety of other Humanities and Commerce subjects. He spent over 19 years in assistant principal and principal positions in government secondary schools. He has created
    a range of educational resources for VCE Commerce subjects, as well as the Years 7–10 National Curriculum learning areas of Civics and Citizenship, Economics and Business, and History.

    Vlad Dumovic

    Vladimir Dumovic is a Business and Economics teacher at Dandenong High School. He has authored a range of secondary school textbooks in the Business, Economics, Civics and Citizenship subject areas. Vladimir brings to his teaching and writing a passion for learning as well as industry experience from his previous job as an accountant.

    Stephen Chapman

    Stephen Chapman is an active teacher, author, HSC marker and consultant, with 28 years’ experience as a classroom teacher and head teacher. He has authored/co-authored 24 textbooks in the areas of Commerce, Business Studies and Economics. He has won awards for teaching excellence and pedagogical writings, as well as a Commonwealth Parliamentary Teaching Fellowship. As a consultant, he works with schools to develop teaching programs and educational resources.

    Simon Phelan

    Simon Phelan has worked at a number of government and independent schools over the past 30 years. He has taught VCE Business Management/Accounting/Economics/Legal Studies for 30 years and has been involved in a number of Study Design Review Panels, including the most recent panel that developed the Study Design for 2017–22. Simon is an experienced VCAA examination assessor. He has presented professional development sessions for teachers at Comview, the annual VCTA conference, and has contributed articles to the VCTA journal Compak.

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Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management

The Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management series is available in a print with digital or digital-only format to allow teacher to teach their class, their way.

  • Print + eBookPLUS + studyON

    Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 1&2 5e eBookPLUS & Print + studyON

    Title: Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 1&2 5e eBookPLUS & Print + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730365662
    Publication date: December 2018
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    Title: Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 1&2 5e eBookPLUS + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730366096
    Publication date: November 2018
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  • eGuidePLUS

    Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 1&2 5e eGuidePLUS

    Title: Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 1&2 5e eGuidePLUS
    ISBN: 9780730357636
    Publication date: December 2018
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Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 1 & 2 5e
Unit 1: Planning a business Unit 2: Establishing a business
Chapter 1: The business idea Chapter 4: Legal requirements and financial considerations
Chapter 2: Planning a business – external environment Chapter 5: Marketing a business
Chapter 3: Planning a business – internal environment Chapter 6: Staffing a business
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    Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 3&4 5e eBookPLUS & Print + studyON

    Title: Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 3&4 5e eBookPLUS & Print + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730365655
    Publication date: December 2018
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    Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 3&4 5e eBookPLUS + studyON

    Title: Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 3&4 5e eBookPLUS + studyON
    ISBN: 9780730366119
    Publication date: December 2018
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  • eGuidePLUS

    Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 3&4 5e eGuidePLUS

    Title: Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 3&4 5e eGuidePLUS
    ISBN: 9780730357605
    Publication date: December 2018
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More sample chapters are available for this title.
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Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management Units 3 & 4 5e
Unit 3: Managing a business Unit 4: Transforming a business
Chapter 1: The nature of business Chapter 6: Reviewing performance – the need for change
Chapter 2: The nature of management Chapter 7: Implementing change
Chapter 3: Human resource management – motivating employees
Chapter 4: Human resource management – managing employees and workplace relations
Chapter 5: Operations management

What are teachers saying about the Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management series?


  • De La Salle College Logo  

    “Easy to follow and concise notes. Also we love the improvements with the exam questions and use of graphical representations of data.”

    ASHLEIGH HOOGENDOORN
    Head of Department, De La Salle College 10/12 Senior

  • Bayside P-12 College Logo  

    “We use Jacaranda Key Concepts in VCE Business Management because it sets out the study design in a clear and concise manner. It has current case studies which are relevant to the study design and the students enjoy learning. I also find the questions easy to understand and they relate to the content well.”

    ANNE MACDONALD
    Teacher, Bayside P-12 College, Paisley 10-12 Campus

  • Alkira Secondary College Logo  

    “I have always liked the way the Business Management textbook is set out and how user-friendly it is for the students. Now with the updates (exam practice questions and more case studies), I am even happier with the books.”

    RHONDA JOHNSTONE
    Teacher, Alkira Secondary College

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