# AQA AS level Business 19th and 23rd May 2016 Watch

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1. (Original post by ThatGooner)
Elasticity
Shareholders/Stakeholders
Sampling
Primary/Secondary research
7P's (There was a multiple choice Q, but I reckon it could come up as a longer mark question in paper 2)
Distribution channels
E-commerce
Lean production
Quality
Inventory and Supply chains
Cash flow
Budgeting
Break-even
Other Sources of Finance
HR data
Motivation and Engagement

A few of these may have appeared briefly, and I don't know what could come up, but I'd still expect to see some of these. And the others, alongside these, would be about financial objectives, external/internal factors, etc... stuff like that. Hope this is of any help.
Thank you, that's really helped me out!
2. Did anyone do the old spec resit paper for buss 1
What did you get for calculations
3. RETURN ON INVESTMENT = (RETURN ON INVESTMENT / TOTAL COST OF INVESTMENT) X100
THE RETURN ON INVESTMENT = £75,000
TOTAL COST OF INVESTMENT = £220,000 + £28,000 - £4000 = £244,000
(75,000 / 244,000)x 100 = 30.737704918%

WHERE DID I GO WRONG?
RETURN ON INVESTMENT = (RETURN ON INVESTMENT / TOTAL COST OF INVESTMENT) X100
THE RETURN ON INVESTMENT = £75,000
TOTAL COST OF INVESTMENT = £220,000 + £28,000 - £4000 = £244,000
(75,000 / 244,000)x 100 = 30.737704918%

WHERE DID I GO WRONG?
I did 75,000+4000=79,000

79,000-28,000=51,000

51,000/220,000 x 100= 23.18%
5. (Original post by tomlawrie123)
I did 75,000+4000=79,000

79,000-28,000=51,000

51,000/220,000 x 100= 23.18%
Yep, yep. This is exactly what I, and a people I asked, did.
6. Any predictions for the exam on Tuesday?
7. (Original post by CatusStarbright)
Any predictions for the exam on Tuesday?
Elasticity
Shareholders/Stakeholders
Sampling
Primary/Secondary research
7P's (There was a multiple choice Q, but I reckon it could come up as a longer mark question in paper 2)
Distribution channels
E-commerce
Lean production
Quality
Inventory and Supply chains
Cash flow
Budgeting
Break-even
Other Sources of Finance
HR data
Motivation and Engagement

A few of these may have appeared briefly, and I don't know what could come up, but I'd still expect to see some of these. And the others, alongside these, would be about financial objectives, external/internal factors, etc... stuff like that. Hope this is of any help.from earlier
8. (Original post by tomlawrie123)
Elasticity
Shareholders/Stakeholders
Sampling
Primary/Secondary research
7P's (There was a multiple choice Q, but I reckon it could come up as a longer mark question in paper 2)
Distribution channels
E-commerce
Lean production
Quality
Inventory and Supply chains
Cash flow
Budgeting
Break-even
Other Sources of Finance
HR data
Motivation and Engagement

A few of these may have appeared briefly, and I don't know what could come up, but I'd still expect to see some of these. And the others, alongside these, would be about financial objectives, external/internal factors, etc... stuff like that. Hope this is of any help.from earlier
Weren't the 7Ps included in the Halfords question about marketing decisions?
9. Hi everybody, just wanted to share some predictions that my teachers made in school following what topics came up on the first business exam.
Firstly, Break-even, learn the formula fixed costs/ contribution per unit.
-lean production
-price elasticity of demand
-product life cycle
-technology

I've seen HR data floating around but if i remember correctly didn't the case study question mention human resources and training? I honestly cannot remember.
The general consensus is that since the first exam didn't have many calculations, the Tuesday exam is going to be very math heavy!
Hope this helps!
10. Does anyone know the structure of the exam tomorrow, and structure of answers, I have a rough idea but would like some advice?

11. Anybody know the exact amount of questions and what they are worth for tomorrow?
I'm under the impression there's
2 9 markers
2 16 markers and
1 20 marker
Where do the the other 10 marks come from?
12. (Original post by Simbak6)
Hi everybody, just wanted to share some predictions that my teachers made in school following what topics came up on the first business exam.
Firstly, Break-even, learn the formula fixed costs/ contribution per unit.
-lean production
-price elasticity of demand
-product life cycle
-technology

I've seen HR data floating around but if i remember correctly didn't the case study question mention human resources and training? I honestly cannot remember.
The general consensus is that since the first exam didn't have many calculations, the Tuesday exam is going to be very math heavy!
Hope this helps!
I really hope it's maths heavy but I highly doubt that. Isn't the exam structure for tomorrow as follows (correct me if I'm wrong):
10 marks of SAQ
2 9 markers
2 16 markers
1 20 marker
RETURN ON INVESTMENT = (RETURN ON INVESTMENT / TOTAL COST OF INVESTMENT) X100
THE RETURN ON INVESTMENT = £75,000
TOTAL COST OF INVESTMENT = £220,000 + £28,000 - £4000 = £244,000
(75,000 / 244,000)x 100 = 30.737704918%

WHERE DID I GO WRONG?
that's exactly what i got and rounded the answer to 31%
isnt it right?
14. Feeling excited for this exam!! First one went really well so hoping the same for this one
15. (Original post by Luiswright31)
I really hope it's maths heavy but I highly doubt that. Isn't the exam structure for tomorrow as follows (correct me if I'm wrong):
10 marks of SAQ
2 9 markers
2 16 markers
1 20 marker
Don't think so? Isn't it the same as Theme 1?

Section A
2x 2 markers
1x 4 marker
1x 8 marker
1x 10 marker

Section B
2x 2 markers
1x 4 marker
1x 8 marker
1x 10 marker

Section C
1x 20 marker
16. No I'm pretty sure it starts with a few 3-5 mark calculations then 2 nine markers, a couple of 16s and one 20
17. (Original post by Rezwan Haque)
No I'm pretty sure it starts with a few 3-5 mark calculations then 2 nine markers, a couple of 16s and one 20
According to the speciman paper, it's:

2x 3 marks
1x 4 marks
2x 9 marks
2x 16 marks
1x 20 marks
18. yeahhhhhhh!
19. How did everyone find it then?
20. 640 for breakeven?

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