FE4055 Understanding the Business and Economic Environment

The performance of students is assessed by the assessment method – ‘Individual Coursework’ as appropriate to the level and learning outcome of the assessment protocol. The individual coursework constitutes 100% assessment weighting for this module. Students are required to write an individual coursework/essay (1450-1500 words) by discussing the following questions.
Identify one industry from the UK Standard Industrial Classification (SIC 2007) and choose a UK public limited company (PLC) from the industry.                [5 Marks]
One of the most important and influential elements of the business environment is the structure of the industry. Briefly discuss the structure of your chosen industry.                                                                                                 
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Briefly discuss the business organisation and its nature of your chosen company (a UK PLC) in relation to the structure of the industry.                            [5 Marks]
Use the Social, Technological, Economical, Environmental, Political, Legal and Ethical (STEEPLE) analysis to analyse the external business environment of the chosen company over the last 5-10 years. Students are expected to discuss each factor separately, for example, consider in what ways technology (T) might influence the organisational structure of a business. Students must discuss the four bullet points listed as below for the microeconomic and macroeconomic factors, and are allowed to extend their discussions beyond the four bullet points

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