Ch 2: CSET Business - Functions in a Business

About This Chapter

Review information about various responsibilities in a business, including finance, accounting and product development. Use our lessons and quizzes to help you prepare for CSET Business exam questions on functions in a business.

CSET Business - Functions in a Business - Chapter Summary

Renew your understanding of various functions of a business, such as marketing, human resources management and accounting, as you study for the CSET Business exam. Let our videos and quizzes help you study for questions concerning:

  • Elements of marketing
  • Role of operations management
  • Hiring and staffing
  • Product development strategies
  • Financial controls
  • Management information systems
  • Interrelationships in organizations

Our lessons are developed and taught by experts who understand what you'll need for success on the exam. You can watch as your schedule permits, using a computer or mobile device. If you have additional questions, feel free to contact the instructor.

CSET Business - Functions in a Business Chapter Objectives

Passing the CSET Business exam is one of California's requirements for licensure to teach the subject. The exam is divided into three subtests, and questions about business functions are in subtest I, which covers business management and marketing. There are 40 multiple-choice questions in subtest I, along with one extended and one short (focused) constructed-response question.

Each of our lessons includes a short multiple-choice quiz that allows you to assess your knowledge and determine areas where you need additional study. Our quizzes also offer a chance to practice answering questions in a format like you'll see on exam day.

7 Lessons in Chapter 2: CSET Business - Functions in a Business
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Introduction to Marketing: Definition and Applications

1. Introduction to Marketing: Definition and Applications

In this introductory video lesson on marketing, you'll learn what marketing is, how it's used to reach consumers and why it's important to businesses. You'll also see how exchange is related to marketing.

Operations Management: Focusing on Production Efficiency & Customer Satisfaction

2. Operations Management: Focusing on Production Efficiency & Customer Satisfaction

Operations is the lifeblood of any organization - how a business works and processes materials and services helps produce its output. In this lesson we will focus on operations and explain the elements present in it.

Human Resource Management: Hiring and Staffing

3. Human Resource Management: Hiring and Staffing

In this lesson, we will explore the role a manager plays in human resource management, including hiring and staffing. We will also look at the circumstances affecting employment decisions such as promotion, turnover, downsizing, job redesign and termination.

Product Development and Business Growth: Process & Strategies

4. Product Development and Business Growth: Process & Strategies

Product development is an essential part of any company's growth strategy. It allows for growth in sales and market share. This development, though, is a finely tuned process that we will discuss in this lesson.

Financial Controls in Organizations

5. Financial Controls in Organizations

Organizations have to deal with a lot of money. How do they keep it all straight? In this lesson, we're going to explore the concept of financial controls and see how these can be used to help organizations manage their resources.

Management Information Systems: Using Data to Manage Operations

6. Management Information Systems: Using Data to Manage Operations

Management information systems (MIS) are an important source of data for any organization. How that data is reviewed and analyzed is the responsibility of the managers, and in this lesson we will describe the role of MIS and how managers can use different types of data MIS can produce.

Organizational Interrelationships & Goals

7. Organizational Interrelationships & Goals

The major goal of any business is for all its workers to work as one united team. In larger organizations, workers are organized into departments. Watch how important it is for these departments to form interrelationships within the organization.

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