Understand Employer Organisations - Level 2


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Employer organisations have a wide range of purposes, some want to make profits to satisfy their shareholders, others do not.  The aim of this unit is to learn about the difference between the different types of organisation in the private, public and voluntary sectors and how each type of organisation is set up against a specific legal structure.

You will understand how the operational functions of organisations are different depending on their size and structure and the various internal and external factors that influence how organisations operate.  You will learn how the impact of political, economic social technological, legal and environmental change has on organisations and the different models of analysis used by organisations to assess the impact and how they will be dealt with.

This  Level 2 course, from the Business Administration Level 2 suite of online courses, is mapped to UK National Occupational Standards ML1 L/506/1788.

See below for further information.

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The course is completed via a five-stage learning process:

Five stage learning process


i-Practice is a unique tool that simulates real world vocational activities in a virtual environment, bridging the gap between traditional textbook and workshop learning, enabling the development of practical skills.  It consists of two elements:

i-Practice (Training):  This guides you through a virtual activity with full instruction allowing you to acquire the necessary skills though the repetition of tasks.

i-Practice (Assessment):  This allows you to test your comprehension of the content.  You undertake the same activity as before but without instruction.  This enables you to apply what you have learnt, test your ability and set a benchmark to improve upon – ultimately working towards being job ready.


i-Ask provides core knowledge delivered through visuals, text and audio


iCheck reinforces your comprehension with informal testing and clear results – helping you identify strong and weak areas of understanding

i-Test This is formal testing which summarises your results

Course Objectives

On completion of this topic you will be able to:

  • Describe the differences between the private sector, public sector and voluntary sector together with different organisational structures and legal features
  • Understand different models of organisational environment analysis and the importance of change in the business environment.

Course Content

i-ACT: The Organisational Environment

  • i-Ask: Organisational Sectors
  • i-Ask: Internal and External Challenges
  • i-Check: Sectors and Challenges
  • i-Check: Understanding the Organisational Environment
  • i-Test: The Organisational Environment

i-ACT: Different Organisational Structures

  • i-Ask: Organisational Structures: Types, Pros and Cons
  • i-Ask: The SWOT and PESTLE Models of Analysis
  • i-Check: Types of Organisational Structures
  • i-Check: Structures and Analysis Models
  • i-Test: Organisational Structures and Analysis Models

i-ACT: The Different Legal Structures

  • i-Ask: Private, Public and Voluntary Organisations
  • i-Check: Organisations in the Private, Public and Voluntary Sectors
  • i-Test: The Different Legal Structures

Organisational Licensing

The suite of Business Administration courses is available as an organisational licence – please enquire for details by emailing [email protected] or phoning 0844 854 9218.


For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected]

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