Ch 2: CSET Business - Major Functions in a Business

About This Chapter

Let the lessons in this chapter increase your understanding of major functions in a business. The video lessons and self-assessment quizzes provide examples and instruction to help you correctly answer related questions on the CSET Business test.

CSET Business Subtest I: Major Functions in a Business - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter's lessons to enhance your comprehension of the fundamental elements of a business and help improve your performance on the CSET Business Subtest I examination. These videos address the following subjects to help you score well on the exam:

  • Recognizing the four main marketing elements
  • Comprehending the functions of operations management
  • Identifying the fundamental elements of human resource management
  • Addressing product development
  • Understanding and utilizing accounting practices
  • Developing financial protocols and procedures
  • Understanding the function of management information systems

Each topic is covered in a brief video tutorial, along with examples and lesson summaries to help you focus your exam preparation. This breakdown of specific concepts can make the information easier to assimilate, contributing to your success on the CSET.

Objectives of the CSET Business Subtest I: Major Functions in a Business

The CSET series of business exams tests your knowledge of business-related concepts, determining your readiness to be certified to teach business as a discipline. The Major Functions in a Business chapter offers an overview of integral business principles on which you'll be questioned on the actual CSET Business Subtest I. The quizzes included with each video lesson allow you to assess how well you understand the material, in addition to giving you a taste of the kinds of questions you'll see on the exam itself.

Subtest I of the CSET Business test incorporates 20 multiple-choice business management questions and 20 multiple-choice marketing questions. In addition, one constructed-response question is included for each of these two disciplines.

8 Lessons in Chapter 2: CSET Business - Major 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.

What Is Accounting? - Purpose, Importance & Relationship to Business

5. What Is Accounting? - Purpose, Importance & Relationship to Business

Just as French is considered the language of love, accounting is considered the language of business. In this lesson, you will learn exactly what accounting is. You will also learn the purpose of accounting, why it is important, and how it relates to the business world.

Financial Controls in Organizations

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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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