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Are you looking for a way for your company to talk to 600,000 students throughout Australia and New Zealand? If you would like more information about how your business can participate in Australian and New Zealand Case Studies with Business News, please click Here For Businesses.

What is Australian and New Zealand Case Studies with Business News?

This project is a print and online resource of corporate, industry and Government case studies developed specifically to help students better understand Australian and New Zealand business by using real examples to illustrate parts of the Business Studies/Business Management/Commerce curriculum. Now in its seventh year, this premium-quality, highly valued educational pack is supplied annually free of charge to over 4,200 secondary schools, colleges and universities throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Why is Australian and New Zealand Case Studies with Business News so valuable in the classroom?

• The case studies are published annually and are completely up-to-date

• Real life examples from well-known companies engage and enthuse students about the dynamic world of business.

• Each case study is supported by questions, learning activities and teaching strategies to allow teachers to develop students' understanding of the concepts discussed in the case studies

• Regularly updated news on each featured company allows students and teachers to follow an organisation's business throughout the year

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Tuesday, 31 January 2012 16:23

What we do

Written by Victoria

Australian Business Case Studies Pty Ltd publishes and distributes The Australian Financial Review Case Studies with Business News, an invaluable educational tool designed to meet the needs of Business Studies and Commerce students and aligned to key curriculum topics. The case studies provide students and teachers with opportunities to appreciate and analyse real challenges faced by people in business and illustrate how business theory is put into practice in real-life situations.

A free copy is posted out yearly to every school, TAFE and university in Australia and New Zealand – addressed to The Head of Business Studies/Humanities – make sure you keep an eye out for it!

You can now order unlimited extra copies for you and your students, priced at $39.95 each or $350 for a pack of 10. Click herehere to order your copies, or call us on 1800 249 727 from Australia and 0800 990 999 from New Zealand.

Our websites have been updated with a fresh new look and improved useability and search functions – it’s now easier than ever to find the information you need.

Case studies from the latest edition can also be accessed online free-of-charge, while the subscriptionsubscription system allows you access to over 80 additional case studies, learning activities and teaching hints & strategies. Available as single user subscriptions priced at $69.95 or school multi user subscription at $149.95, the subscription allows you and your students access to the latest information on Australia and New Zealand’s leading businesses and organisations.

 

  The Australian Financial Review Case Studies with Business News RELAUNCH! Australian Business Case Studies is pleased to announce the relaunch of The Australian Financial Review Case Studies with Business News. Now available in a convenient A4 size, the print version is designed to be easier to carry and photocopy, while still providing students and teachers with the same great content. As always, your school will receive a free copy each year, but you can now order unlimited extra copies for you and your students, priced at $39.95 each or $350 for a pack of 10. Log on to www.afrbiz.com.au or www.bizcs.co.nz to order your copies, or call us on 1800 249 727 from Australia and 0800 990 999 from New Zealand. Our websites have been updated with a fresh new look and improved useability and search functions – it’s now easier than ever to find the information you need. Edition 7 case studies can also be accessed free-of-charge, while the new subscription system allows you access to over 80 additional case studies, learning activities and teaching hints & strategies. Available as single user subscriptions priced at $69.95 or school multi user subscription at $149.95, the subscription allows you and your students access to the latest information on Australia and New Zealand’s leading businesses and organisations. Some of the new web-based and subscription benefits and features features include: ·         Access to all case studies, learning activities and teaching hints & strategies as convenient pdf or word documents ·         Ability to…
Monday, 08 August 2011 13:53

Who we are

Written by Mike Soden

Australian Business Case Studies

This project is an online educational resource of corporate, industry and Government case studies developed specifically to help students better understand Australian and New Zealand business by using real examples to illustrate parts of the Business Studies/ Business Management/ Commerce curriculum. Now in its seventh year, a print copy of the case studies is supplied annually free of charge to over 4,200 secondary schools, colleges and universities throughout Australia and New Zealand.

 

Benefits to your business

Your case study in Australian Business Case Studies will raise awareness of your business's commitment to corporate social responsibility and sustainability amongst tomorrow's leaders. Learning how you balance business needs with those of the environment, employees and the community will position you as a sustainable business that is working hard to meet the needs of future generations. You'll achieve this in a way that helps young people improve their exam grades and understand more about the businesses that that supply the goods and services they consume.

What would you like to say to 600,000 of the next generation?

Some of the messages you may like to share are shown below. The business studies curriculum topic that would deliver that message is also shown in brackets.

  • You understand the importance of sustainability to the next generation (Business environment/Leadership/Corporate governanance)
  • You are working hard to forge links with the local community (Socially and ethically responsible programs and approaches)
  • You have developed an Environmental Management Plan that is embedded throughout the business (Socially and ethically responsible programs and approaches/Operations management/Change management)
  • You are committed to the safety of your workers and the community you are part of (Socially and ethically responsible programs and approaches/Operations management/Developing organisational culture)

     
Monday, 18 July 2011 10:47

Building your brand

Written by Victoria

 

Benefits to your business

Your case study in Australian Business Case Studies will build your brand amongst the consumers of today and tomorrow. Learning how you meet the needs of your customers will lead to more purchases and profit. You'll achieve this in a way that helps young people improve their exam grades and understand more about the businesses that that supply the goods and services they consume.

What would you like to say to 600,000 young consumers?

 

Some of the messages you may like to share are shown below. The business studies curriculum topic that would deliver that message is also shown in brackets.

 

You have an exciting new product or service that would interest this demographic (Product development/Promotion

strategies

You would like to position yourself as an innovative business that meets its customers' changing needs (Fostering innovation within business/Innovative products & services)

Creating competitive advantage involves understanding the customer better than they understand themselves. You're committed to recognising and anticipating needs and invest heavily in this important function (Market research).

You look after your customers because you want regular, repeat business so they continue to purchase from you (Customer Service/Stakeholders).

 

You will receive a full statistical breakdown on web traffic for your case study including downloads made so you can assess your return on investment. You'll also learn of the impact of the case study on opinions through web polls and focus groups.




Friday, 15 July 2011 16:22

Building your employer brand

Written by Victoria

 

Benefits to your business

Your case study in the Times 100 will build your employer brand so you can attract more applicants, select better candidates and ultimately increase the effectiveness and profitability of your organisation.

You'll achieve this in a way that helps young people improve their exam grades and understand the world in which they will work.

What would you like to say to 600,000 potential applicants?

Some of the messages you may like to share are shown below. Some of business studies curriculum topics that would deliver that message are also shown in brackets.

  • You have an excellent graduate scheme (Careers).
  • How to apply to your organisation and the roles available (Recruitment and selection/Human resource planning)
  • Your organisation is a great place to work because individual employees' needs are understood and met (Induction/Employee relations/Managment skills/Diversity management).
  • You recognise the aspirations of your employees to progress, moving onwards and upwards (Training systems and programs/Performance management).
  • You will receive a full statistical breakdown on web traffic for your case study including downloads made so you can assess your return on investment. You'll also learn of the impact of the case study on opinions through web polls and focus groups.


Friday, 15 July 2011 16:05

Boosting your reputation

Written by Victoria

 

Your case study in Australian Business Case Studies will enhance your reputation amongst the discerning consumers of today and tomorrow.

A better understanding and opinion of the organisation will lead to more purchases and profit. You'll achieve this in a way that helps young people improve their exam grades and understand more about the businesses that supply the goods and services they consume.

Some of the messages you may like to share are shown below. Some of the business studies curriculum topics that could deliver that message are also shown in brackets.

  • You recognise that the different people your organisation touches have different needs and do your utmost to meet those needs/stakeholders/ethics and social responsibility/product development/innovation).
  • You're passionate about the enduring values of your organisation and whilst moving forward in this world of change you still believe in doing what is essentially right (business environment/ethics and social responsibility/change management/).
  • As a responsible business you look to the future - you want to ensure your organisation flourishes to the benefit of all your stakeholders, and you recognise your environmental impact must be minimised (sustainability/change management/risk management).

You will receive a full statistical breakdown on web traffic for your case study including downloads made so you can assess your return on investment. You'll also learn of the impact of the case study on opinions through web polls, surveys and focus groups.


You are permitted (and encouraged!) to print, download and/or copy any part of this website and downloads for educational purposes only. Permission is also given for schools to link directly to the site and to have links on their internal networks.

For teachers, we provide learning activities, including questions and extension activities for use with each case study, developed by our writing team. You'll find both individual and group activities, along with comprehension questions and research projects. We also provide teaching hints & strategies, links to other useful educational resources and news updates throughout the year on currently featured companies. 

 

For students, there is a wealth of useful information. This includes the case studies themselves, learning activities, news on featured businesses, background information on the companies who are participating, and a glossary of business terms.

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