As a result of carefully reading the Case Study, students should be able to: explain how share issues help companies to fund their activities, explore the relationship between companies and their shareholders, explain the advantages of being a shareholder. — Edition 10
This case study concentrates on longer-term funds. Through Investment Trusts, well-managed businesses have access to secure finance. Whilst those investing, whether individuals or groups, can have confidence in the management of their funds. — Edition 8
As a result of carefully reading the Case Study, students should be able to: understand the benefits to customers when businesses operate and produce to defined standards, explain the gains to producers and suppliers from being known to operate to defined standards, appreciate BSI’s role in creating standards for products, (including materials, hardware, software and services), processes and systems. — Edition 10
As a result of carefully reading the Case Study, students should be able to: understand why it is important to establish standards, explain the meaning of standard, standardization, quality and quality management, outline the role of standardization in ensuring the safety of users of products and services. — Edition 9
As a result of carefully reading the Case Study, students should be able to: know that the Insolvency Service is a public body, identify key functions of the Insolvency Service, know what insolvency, bankrupt, administration, and liquidation mean. — Edition 10
This case study shows how these different roles can be organised within the structure of KBR to enable it to achieve its mission, which is 'to safely deliver any project, any time, in any environment for the benefit of our customers, shareholders, employees and the communities we serve'. — Edition 14
As a result of carefully reading the Case Study, students should be able to: identify the four Factors of Production and their importance, understand the nature of enterprise, and its central role in producing goods and services efficiently. — Edition 10
As a result of carefully reading the Case Study, students should be able to: identify different activities undertaken by commercial property companies such as Land Securities, understand the meaning and benefits of urban regeneration, appreciate the importance of external influences on a firm’s activities. — Edition 9
This case study explores the role of PWC's Financial Advisory Services with a focus on private finance initiatives. — Edition 4
About the consultancy industry
A consultancy is an organisation offering expert advice within a particular field. A consultant is a professional who provides expert advice on a particular subject. There are many consultancies in the UK offering a range of expert advice in areas such as management, accountancy and communications. Consultants usually work on site with a client to observe and give advice in their area of expertise, consultants are usually employed by a consultancy but some are self-employed.
The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is a chartered professional body. Its purpose is the promotion of management and leadership excellence. CMI is also an awarding body, providing a qualifications framework which sets benchmarks for performance within businesses.