Eduqas PowerPoint Sales Forecasting
The latest in the new series of PowerPoint resources aimed at assisting teachers with the delivery of the WJEC/Eduqas A-level Business specification but is suitable for all boards. These slides and hand out are designed to support the delivery of the Component One topic of the marketing mix and price. These notes analyse all aspects of sales forecasting and correlation analysis. They consider the use and calculation of 3 period moving averages; the influences acting upon sales forecasts; extrapolation; correlation analysis techniques; scatter graphs; an evaluation of time-series analysis methods; the line of best fit; qualitative forecasting methods (Delphi Technique; Brainstorming and Intuition) and an evaluation of qualitative forecasting. The slides contain the Quick Fire Five questions, practice calculation questions and also a practice essay (all with suggested solutions).