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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 2
Unit No:
J/618/3396
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
24 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand business organisation structures. 

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Explain the design of divisional, flat and matrix structures. 


1.2

Give examples of organisations using each structure, giving possible reasons for their choice of structure. 

Assessment Criteria


2

Understand how an organisation's objectives influence its structure.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Summarise how an organisation's main objectives influence its structure.


3

Understand the division of work in organisations. 

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Describe the ways in which work is broken down into divisions or decentralised teams in different organisations. 

  • 3.2

    Explain the advantages and disadvantage of taking a centralised or de-centralised approach to the division of work. 


4

Understand organisational charts illustrating departments of an organisation. 

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Interpret an organisational chart for a specific organisation, analysing its approach to departmentalisation. 

  • 4.2

    Describe how an organisational chart can be used to identify strengths and weaknesses on an organisational structure.