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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 2
Unit No:
A/504/7823
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
24 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand business structure.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Explain the design of bureaucratic, flat and matrix structures.
  • 1.2
    Give examples of organisations using each structure, giving possible reasons for their choice of structure.

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 in different organisations.
  • 3.2
    Explain the advantages and disadvantages of taking a centralised or de-centralised approach to the division of work.

4

Understand organisational charts illustrating functions and 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 organisation structure.