ISBN 9788130917535,Business Essentials Series: Business Decision Making

Business Essentials Series: Business Decision Making


Pippa Riley


BPP Learning Media



BPP Learning Media

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9788130917535

ISBN-10 813091753X

Paper Back

Number of Pages 448 Pages
Language (English)

Business & management

Business Essentials range is the ideal learning solution for all students studying for business related qualifications and degrees. The range provides concise and comprehensive coverage of the key areas that are essential to the business students.

Qualifications in business are traditionally very demanding. Students therefore need learning resources which go straight to the core of the topics involved, and which build upon students' pre-existing knowledge and experience. Business Essentials range has been designed to meet exactly that need.

Viva-BPP Learning Media's Business Essentials range is the ideal choice for numerous business qualifications. The Course Books offer the perfect learning solution for a multitude of business-related courses.

The Course Books lend themselves specifically to:

use on courses leading to degrees and diplomas in business from a variety of Institutions
use as generic texts on a wide range of business-related subjects
background reading and reference material for learners and lecturers alike

The Course Books provide concise and comprehensive coverage of all aspects of Business, with these key features:

A user-friendly format for easy navigation
Chapter introduction and summaries to put the topic into perspective
Plenty of up to date illustrations and case studies for students to discuss or work through individually
Numerous timed activities to ensure consolidation of knowledge and further thought, with suggested answers.
Quick quizzes at the end of each chapter to ensure understanding
A glossary of terms and full index

Table of Contents
Part A: Sources for the Collection of Data
The collection and storage of data
Part B: Techniques to Analyse Data
Data presentation
Dispersion and skewness
Correlation and regression
Time series analysis
Part C: Producing Information In Appropriate Formats
Producing information with spreadsheets
Part D: Software Generated Information
Management information systems
Stock (inventory) control
Project management tools and techniques
Investment appraisal Mathematical Tables