BA40101E Identify and examine comparable business performances and develop an in-depth understanding of elements that impacts an organisation`s business performance.

Learning outcome 1: Review non-traditional environmental factors at national and international level which can potentially pose threats to an organisation.

Learning outcome 2: Identify and examine comparable business performances and develop an in-depth understanding of elements that impacts an organisation`s business performance.

Learning outcome 3: List a range of factors that lead organisations to make difficult decisions in complex business environment.

Learning outcome 4: Review the organisational issues arising from and in relation to globalisation.

Learning outcome 5: Define the challenges and pre-empt the potential future issues and their impact on organisation.

Assessment: Essay

Assessment Task 1
Economic shocks and uncertainties are important factors that can impact the business environment in realising their objectives and the level of performance. Given the recent Covid-19 pandemic, you are required to submit an essay that analyses how Covid-19 has impacted business performance at national and international levels.
• Your essay should highlight the economic implications of Covid-19 using non-traditional environment factors on the performance of businesses nationally.
• You should also provide a discussion on the impact of the Covid-19 on business performance at the international level.

Assessment Report 2

Assessment Task 2
You will be provided with a case study on the UK Financial times stock exchange outlook from 1995-2015. You will then need to provide a report of 1500 words based on three questions deriving from the case study. The case study will be made available two weeks before the submission date i.e., in Week 12 (Please check Blackboard for Announcement).