Business Studies Teaching Resources

- Strategy

Below is a list of case studies taken from the Strategy section of Business Case Studies. Choose your sub topic from the list of arrowed links below the Strategy heading.

Strategy resources for teachers

Aims and objectives

  Effective strategies for long-term growth

Supporting resources
Aims objectives and vision
Aims and objectives
Strategy and tactics
Powerpoint
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  Social responsibility - using resources more efficiently

  Driving forward environmental aims and objectives

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Flow chart demonstrating relationship between aims, SMART objectives, strategy and tactics for UNISON's environmental campaign. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  Using aims and objectives to create a business strategy

  Business aims, objectives, and values

Business strategy

  Developing ethical business strategies

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Business ethics
Vision values culture mission aims objectives strategy and tactics
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  Vision, values and business strategies

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Vision values culture mission aims objectives strategy and tactics
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This bright and engaging A3 ePoster looks at how Tesco takes its visions and values and creates strategies to help grow the business in a variety of ways. The poster uses an easy-to-digest diagram, highlighting key points from Tesco’s case study which support the curriculum and help you achieve. As soon as your order has been processed, you can download and print your poster, so there’s no waiting around for delivery. – £3.49

  Engineering Advantage - strategy in action

  Strategy in action - healthy schools

  Helping individuals and companies that are in financial difficulties

Decision making

  Decision making techniques

  Improving strategic decision making

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Cycle diagram showing the process of decision making for management accountants including strategic, operational and tactical decisions. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  Managing risk through effective team-based decision making

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Flow diagram illustrating relationships between key roles and levels of responsibility. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  Financial information in decision making

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Column structure comparing responsibilities of Financial Accountants against Management Accountants. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

Enterprise

  Entrepreneurship in engineering

  From ice cream van to Dragon's Den - Duncan Bannatyne

  Enterprise in the fast lane

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Entrepreneurship diagram looking at risk taking and innovation. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  Intellectual property rights and entrepreneurship

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  The importance of entrepreneurship in small businesses

  Franchising and entrepreneurship

Growth

  Developing growth strategies to become a market leader

  Growth through investment

  Meeting needs in a competitive sector

  Growing a company by international aquisition

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Column structure comparing features and benefits of organic versus inorganic growth. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  Pursuing a growth strategy

  Combining factors of production to achieve growth objectives

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Lesson suggestions
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  Going for growth by investing in people, products and plant

  Growth through well-planned investment

Mission

  Delivering the mission statement

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Flow chart showing how a mission statement links to aims, objectives, strategy and outcomes. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

Sectors of industry

  Sectors of industry

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Chart outlining the three sectors of industry (primary, secondary and tertiary) with examples of typical roles and skills required. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

Strategic planning

  Delivering a business strategy

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Business strategy
Mission aims and objective
Mission aims and objectives
Mission aims objectives
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Demonstrates the relationship between TNT's strategy, mission, values and aims and objectives. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  Adding value through asset optimisation

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Adding value
Lesson resource
Teacher guide
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  A customer-centred approach to providing insurance

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Aims objectives vision strategy and tactics
Aims objectives and vision
Strategy and tactics
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Vision

  A vision for a smarter world

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Vision values culture mission aims objectives strategy and tactics
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  Values into vision

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Vision values and culture
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This A3 ePoster is an open and engaging learning tool, one that can be used in the classroom, or pinned to your bedroom wall. The poster explores how Syngenta’s values determine direction and focus, presented in an easy-to-understand diagram, making sure you have all you need to know it the most digestible format. There’s no need to wait around for the poster, as soon as your order has been processed you can download and print it off. – £3.49

  Implementing a new vision at Virgin Trains

  London 2012 - achieving the vision

  Developing vision and values to build a market strategy

  Promoting social inclusion through access to legal services

Stakeholders

  Stakeholder engagement

  Stakeholders as partners

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External stakeholders
Internal stakeholders
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Shows BT's key stakeholders and the role that each stakeholder plays in the context of BT. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  Engaging with stakeholders

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External stakeholders
Stakeholders
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Highlights Primark's key external stakeholders in a spider diagram. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  Balancing stakeholder needs

  Ethically serving stakeholders

  Stakeholders in recycling and re-use

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Spider diagram highlighting key stakeholders and their impacts. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  The role of stakeholders

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Wheel showing key external influential stakeholders Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  Meeting responsibilities to stakeholders

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Spider diagram highlighting key stakeholders and their impacts. Digital download prints in A3 size. – £3.49

  Sustainable business at Corus

  Using strategy and planning to measure, monitor and report performance

  Engaging stakeholders in a business

  Sustainability, stakeholders and profits

  Online connectivity to meet stakeholder needs

What is ‘Strategy’?

Case studies focusing on this part of the curriculum illustrate what having a mission, vision, aims and objectives means to a business and how a company decides on the strategies and tactics that will deliver its aims and objectives.

Other core aspects of strategy include:

  • Managing change
  • Decision making
  • Growing the business
  • Managing stakeholder relationships