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AOK COURSES

Business Education & Administration

 

Anne Bradley has been a Principal Teacher of Business Education, Staff Tutor for ICT, Development Officer for Higher Still, and since retiring from full-time teaching in 2003, has delivered training nationally in all aspects of IT for Administration. She has also delivered training on Higher Business Management and co-authored a book, ‘Higher Business Management – Grade Booster’. More recently Anne has been involved with providing training for Curriculum for Excellence for Business Education subjects and is a member of the Subject Working Group for Administration National Qualifications.  Anne is presently Senior Examiner for Intermediate 1 and 2 Administration.

 

Teaching Higher Administration (Using MS Office 2007)
Course date coming soon

Providing advice on the delivery of the Higher ITFM (word processing, database and spreadsheet) element of the course (using MS Office suite 2007). This course will concentrate on the main differences between Office 2003 and 2007 as it applies to Administration. It has been updated in light of the 2010 paper and the updated NABs.

The course will also include elements from the SQA Understanding Standards website to come into line with significant changes to ITFM Marking procedures. There will also be advice on delivery of the Admin Services (paper 1) – with special emphasis on SQA standards.


Success in Teaching Higher Business Management
Monday 28th November 2011
09.30 - 15.30
£159 plus VAT

With a view to boosting exam grades in Higher Business Management, this course will concentrate on the content and delivery of Business Management and internal assessment including:

  • Refining course content
  • Use of case studies in classroom
  • The importance of using command words in homework and NAB practice
  • The course will also include elements from the SQA Understanding Standards website to come into line with standardised marking procedures and practical advice on timing and delivery of the Higher Business Management course.

    In addition the course will also include a review of classroom/homework techniques to improve extended writing to boost grades in external assessment.

    Using Microsoft Office 2007 - for Business Education
    Course date coming soon

    This course will concentrate mainly on the differences between Office 2003 and Office 2007 - Access, Excel, Word and Powerpoint.  The main focus will be on the requirements of Administration and IT at all levels (basic to expert) and will be a completely hands on workshop format.


    Preparing a prelim for Business Management: Higher, Intermediate 2 and Intermediate 1
    Thursday 27th October 2011
    10.00 - 12.30 (half day)
    £85 plus VAT

    This course will concentrate mainly on Higher level and will look at: Content, structure and use of command words of Section A - including finding a suitable case study; Content, structure and use of command words of Section B; Audit of content and command words (including balance of higher/lower order) and integration of conent of Section A and B. The course will also include practical advice on marking to SQA Understanding Standards.

    Preparing a prelim for Accounting and Finance: Higher, Intermediate 2 and Intermediate 1
    Thursday 27th October 2011
    13.00 - 15.30 (half day)
    £85 plus VAT

    This course will concentrate mainly on Higher level and will look at: Content and Structure of Section A - financial accounting; Content and Structure of Section B - management accounting; Balance and integration of content of paper; Audit of content, progression, and level of difficulty of paper. The course will also include practical advice on marking to SQA Understanding Standards.

    Preparing a prelim for Administration: Higher, Intermediate 2 and Intermediate 1
    Tuesday 1st November 2011
    10.00 - 12.30 (half day)
    £85 plus VAT

    This course will concentrate mainly on Higher level and will look at: Content and Structure of Paper 1 Section A - including finding a suitable case study; Content and structure of Section B; Balance and integration of content of Paper 1; Structure of Paper 2 (including consideration of Electronic files); Audit of content and audit of level of difficulty etc.  The course will also include practical advice on marking to SQA new Understanding Standards.  The course will also consider the structure and content of Int2 and Int1 - especially auditing of papers for content, progression and headroom.