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Sample Schemes of Work and

Lesson Plans
Retail Business
Principal Learning Level 3
OCR Level 3 Principal Learning in Retail Business: H838
Unit G529: Planning the movement of goods through the retail supply chain
This Support Material booklet is designed to accompany the OCR Principal Learning in
Retail Business specification for teaching from September 2010.

OCR 2010

Contents
Contents................................................................................................................................2
OCR Level 3 Principal Learning in Retail Business: H838 G529 Planning the
movement of goods through the retail supply chain.......................................................3
OCR Retail Business Diploma Level 3 Unit G529: Planning the movement of goods
through the retail supply chain..........................................................................................8
OCR Retail Business Diploma Level 3 Unit G529: Planning the movement of goods
through the retail supply chain........................................................................................12
OCR Retail Business Diploma Level 3 Unit G529: Planning the movement of goods
through the retail supply chain........................................................................................15
OCR Level 3 in Principal Learning in Retail Business: H838 Unit G529 Planning the
movement of goods through the retail supply chain.....................................................19

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OCR Principal Learning in Retail Business

Sample Diploma

Scheme of Work

OCR LEVEL 3 PRINCIPAL LEARNING IN RETAIL BUSINESS: H838


G529 PLANNING THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE
RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN
UNDERSTAND CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING
OUTCOME 3
SUGGESTED
TEACHING
TIME

30.5
HOURS

BE ABLE TO PLAN CRITICAL PATHS TO TAKE GOODS THROUGH RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS
LEARNING OUTCOME 8
TOPIC

UNDERSTAND MECHANISMS SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES USE TO ENSURE PROFITABILITY AND


COMPETITIVENESS LEARNING OUTCOME 4
UNDERSTAND HOW LOGISTICS AFFECT PROFITABILITY LEARNING OUTCOME 6
KNOW HOW SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES MINIMISE NEGATIVE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS LEARNING OUTCOME 7

TOPIC OUTLINE

SUGGESTED TEACHING AND


HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

POINTS TO NOTE

Introduction

Time allowed: 30 minutes

Teachers could start by asking learners to


describe simple activities ie making dinner.

= Innovative teaching idea


OCR Principal Learning in Retail Business

Use of cooking a meal, getting ready for


school/college as a start point for critical
path.

Leaning Outcomes 1 and 8 could be tackled


together in order to allow learners to gain a
more rounded understanding of the concept.

= ICT opportunity

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Sample Diploma

Scheme of Work

OCR LEVEL 3 PRINCIPAL LEARNING IN RETAIL BUSINESS: H838


G529 PLANNING THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE
RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN
UNDERSTAND CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING
OUTCOME 3
SUGGESTED
TEACHING
TIME

30.5
HOURS

BE ABLE TO PLAN CRITICAL PATHS TO TAKE GOODS THROUGH RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS
LEARNING OUTCOME 8
TOPIC

UNDERSTAND MECHANISMS SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES USE TO ENSURE PROFITABILITY AND


COMPETITIVENESS LEARNING OUTCOME 4
UNDERSTAND HOW LOGISTICS AFFECT PROFITABILITY LEARNING OUTCOME 6
KNOW HOW SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES MINIMISE NEGATIVE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS LEARNING OUTCOME 7

TOPIC OUTLINE
AC 3.1 Analyse how critical
path management is used in
supply chain processes
AC 8.1 Use software to plan
critical paths

= Innovative teaching idea

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SUGGESTED TEACHING AND


HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

POINTS TO NOTE

Business online , Bized

Interactive PowerPoint of CPA

Exercises on critical path

In order to analyse critical path management it


is essential that the learner can construct simple
networks.

Business Studies Hall et al 3rd Ed Unit 91

An Integrated Approach to Business Studies


Jewell 4th Ed Chapter 40.

Teacher led explanation and illustration of


critical path, starting with the simple
examples

Use of examples from the supply chain

Exercises on critical path

Learners to devise their own critical path

Critical path software could be used in this task.

= ICT opportunity
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Sample Diploma

Scheme of Work

OCR LEVEL 3 PRINCIPAL LEARNING IN RETAIL BUSINESS: H838


G529 PLANNING THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE
RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN
UNDERSTAND CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING
OUTCOME 3
SUGGESTED
TEACHING
TIME

30.5
HOURS

BE ABLE TO PLAN CRITICAL PATHS TO TAKE GOODS THROUGH RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS
LEARNING OUTCOME 8
TOPIC

UNDERSTAND MECHANISMS SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES USE TO ENSURE PROFITABILITY AND


COMPETITIVENESS LEARNING OUTCOME 4
UNDERSTAND HOW LOGISTICS AFFECT PROFITABILITY LEARNING OUTCOME 6
KNOW HOW SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES MINIMISE NEGATIVE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS LEARNING OUTCOME 7

TOPIC OUTLINE

AC 8.3 Plan contingencies to


manage risks

SUGGESTED TEACHING AND


HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

POINTS TO NOTE

based upon a case study sequencing the


various activities

= Innovative teaching idea


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= ICT opportunity

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Sample Diploma

Scheme of Work

OCR LEVEL 3 PRINCIPAL LEARNING IN RETAIL BUSINESS: H838


G529 PLANNING THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE
RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN
UNDERSTAND CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING
OUTCOME 3
SUGGESTED
TEACHING
TIME

30.5
HOURS

BE ABLE TO PLAN CRITICAL PATHS TO TAKE GOODS THROUGH RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS
LEARNING OUTCOME 8
TOPIC

UNDERSTAND MECHANISMS SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES USE TO ENSURE PROFITABILITY AND


COMPETITIVENESS LEARNING OUTCOME 4
UNDERSTAND HOW LOGISTICS AFFECT PROFITABILITY LEARNING OUTCOME 6
KNOW HOW SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES MINIMISE NEGATIVE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS LEARNING OUTCOME 7

TOPIC OUTLINE

SUGGESTED TEACHING AND


HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

Time allowed: 12 hours

Teacher led input the advantages and


limitations of the critical path management

Websites offering critical path management


www.capgemini.com

Use of case studies exercise to illustrate


how critical path management can minimise
risks and plan for contingency

Case study exercises

= Innovative teaching idea

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POINTS TO NOTE

= ICT opportunity
OCR Principal Learning in Retail Business

Sample Diploma

Scheme of Work

OCR LEVEL 3 PRINCIPAL LEARNING IN RETAIL BUSINESS: H838


G529 PLANNING THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE
RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN
UNDERSTAND CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING
OUTCOME 3
SUGGESTED
TEACHING
TIME

30.5
HOURS

BE ABLE TO PLAN CRITICAL PATHS TO TAKE GOODS THROUGH RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS
LEARNING OUTCOME 8
TOPIC

UNDERSTAND MECHANISMS SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES USE TO ENSURE PROFITABILITY AND


COMPETITIVENESS LEARNING OUTCOME 4
UNDERSTAND HOW LOGISTICS AFFECT PROFITABILITY LEARNING OUTCOME 6
KNOW HOW SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES MINIMISE NEGATIVE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS LEARNING OUTCOME 7

TOPIC OUTLINE

SUGGESTED TEACHING AND


HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

POINTS TO NOTE

Role-play exercise learners to develop a


critical path

Scenario to include risks, probability and


impact

Learners to develop a contingency.

To make this exercise more realistic it could be


possible to ask groups of learners to devise
scenarios which can then be used by others
thereby developing learner understanding of the
complexity of the concept.

= Innovative teaching idea


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Critical path software

= ICT opportunity

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Sample Diploma

Scheme of Work

OCR RETAIL BUSINESS DIPLOMA LEVEL 3 UNIT G529: PLANNING


THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE RETAIL SUPPLY
CHAIN
UNDERSTAND CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING
OUTCOME 3
SUGGESTED
TEACHING
TIME

30.5
HOURS

BE ABLE TO PLAN CRITICAL PATHS TO TAKE GOODS THROUGH RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS
LEARNING OUTCOME 8
TOPIC

UNDERSTAND MECHANISMS SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES USE TO ENSURE PROFITABILITY AND


COMPETITIVENESS LEARNING OUTCOME 4
UNDERSTAND HOW LOGISTICS AFFECT PROFITABILITY LEARNING OUTCOME 6
KNOW HOW SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES MINIMISE NEGATIVE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS LEARNING OUTCOME 7

TOPIC OUTLINE
AC 4.1 Analyse how
technology used within retail
supply chains contributes
towards competitiveness

SUGGESTED TEACHING AND


HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

POINTS TO NOTE

Visit to businesses to view range of


technology used in practice

Business visit alternatively this could be


linked to the initial visit

Following visit learners (in groups) to


produce a fact sheet for each of the
technological systems aimed at other
businesses

Mock shop could be used as a basis to


explore possible technology

It is important that learners are able to view


technology in practice rather than from a purely
theoretical point of view.

Fact sheets to be pooled with seminar

Time allowed: 3 hours

= Innovative teaching idea

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= ICT opportunity
OCR Principal Learning in Retail Business

Sample Diploma

Scheme of Work

OCR RETAIL BUSINESS DIPLOMA LEVEL 3 UNIT G529: PLANNING


THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE RETAIL SUPPLY
CHAIN
UNDERSTAND CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING
OUTCOME 3
SUGGESTED
TEACHING
TIME

30.5
HOURS

BE ABLE TO PLAN CRITICAL PATHS TO TAKE GOODS THROUGH RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS
LEARNING OUTCOME 8
TOPIC

UNDERSTAND MECHANISMS SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES USE TO ENSURE PROFITABILITY AND


COMPETITIVENESS LEARNING OUTCOME 4
UNDERSTAND HOW LOGISTICS AFFECT PROFITABILITY LEARNING OUTCOME 6
KNOW HOW SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES MINIMISE NEGATIVE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS LEARNING OUTCOME 7

TOPIC OUTLINE

SUGGESTED TEACHING AND


HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

POINTS TO NOTE

allowing groups to present their findings

= Innovative teaching idea


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= ICT opportunity

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Sample Diploma

Scheme of Work

OCR RETAIL BUSINESS DIPLOMA LEVEL 3 UNIT G529: PLANNING


THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE RETAIL SUPPLY
CHAIN
UNDERSTAND CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING
OUTCOME 3
SUGGESTED
TEACHING
TIME

30.5
HOURS

BE ABLE TO PLAN CRITICAL PATHS TO TAKE GOODS THROUGH RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS
LEARNING OUTCOME 8
TOPIC

UNDERSTAND MECHANISMS SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES USE TO ENSURE PROFITABILITY AND


COMPETITIVENESS LEARNING OUTCOME 4
UNDERSTAND HOW LOGISTICS AFFECT PROFITABILITY LEARNING OUTCOME 6
KNOW HOW SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES MINIMISE NEGATIVE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS LEARNING OUTCOME 7

TOPIC OUTLINE
AC 4.2 explain how key
performance measures are
used to increase productivity
and competitiveness
Time allowed: 2 hours

= Innovative teaching idea

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SUGGESTED TEACHING AND


HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

POINTS TO NOTE

Teacher led summary of key performance


indicators use of specific business
examples (from visits)

Business examples from visits over course


of units

Learners to produce fact sheet of possible


indicators

Mock shop learners could be asked to


monitor and evaluate the performance
and use formal meetings to identify short
comings.

With the use of the mock shop learners could


explore a wide range of PLTS in the form of
formal review meetings

= ICT opportunity
OCR Principal Learning in Retail Business

Sample Diploma

Scheme of Work

OCR RETAIL BUSINESS DIPLOMA LEVEL 3 UNIT G529: PLANNING


THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE RETAIL SUPPLY
CHAIN
UNDERSTAND CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING
OUTCOME 3
SUGGESTED
TEACHING
TIME

30.5
HOURS

BE ABLE TO PLAN CRITICAL PATHS TO TAKE GOODS THROUGH RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS
LEARNING OUTCOME 8
TOPIC

UNDERSTAND MECHANISMS SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES USE TO ENSURE PROFITABILITY AND


COMPETITIVENESS LEARNING OUTCOME 4
UNDERSTAND HOW LOGISTICS AFFECT PROFITABILITY LEARNING OUTCOME 6
KNOW HOW SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES MINIMISE NEGATIVE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS LEARNING OUTCOME 7

TOPIC OUTLINE
AC 4.3 analyses quality
systems used in retail supply
chains
Time allowed: 3 hours

SUGGESTED TEACHING AND


HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

POINTS TO NOTE

Video and newspaper articles to illustrate


different approaches

Quality systems Case studies

Learners to research using sites quality


systems employed by firms

Learners need to view a range of quality


systems and relate their use to the type of
product. Learners should understand that
quality systems used vary depending upon
varied factors.

= Innovative teaching idea


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www.toyota-forklifts.co.uk

Possible links to Lean Management ie JIT;


value stream mapping, BIT; TQM.

Opportunity for guest speakers

= ICT opportunity

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Sample Diploma

Scheme of Work

OCR RETAIL BUSINESS DIPLOMA LEVEL 3 UNIT G529: PLANNING


THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE RETAIL SUPPLY
CHAIN
UNDERSTAND CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING
OUTCOME 3
SUGGESTED
TEACHING
TIME

30.5
HOURS

BE ABLE TO PLAN CRITICAL PATHS TO TAKE GOODS THROUGH RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS
LEARNING OUTCOME 8
TOPIC

UNDERSTAND MECHANISMS SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES USE TO ENSURE PROFITABILITY AND


COMPETITIVENESS LEARNING OUTCOME 4
UNDERSTAND HOW LOGISTICS AFFECT PROFITABILITY LEARNING OUTCOME 6
KNOW HOW SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES MINIMISE NEGATIVE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS LEARNING OUTCOME 7

TOPIC OUTLINE

SUGGESTED TEACHING AND


HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

Introduction

You tube clip Nike Logistics Centre

Time allowed: 30 minutes

= Innovative teaching idea

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Brief overview of topic and relationship to


other aspects of the unit using information
gleaned from visits to illustrate.

POINTS TO NOTE

This could along with the information gleaned


from previous visits provide a good lead into the
topic

= ICT opportunity
OCR Principal Learning in Retail Business

Sample Diploma

Scheme of Work

OCR RETAIL BUSINESS DIPLOMA LEVEL 3 UNIT G529: PLANNING


THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE RETAIL SUPPLY
CHAIN
UNDERSTAND CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING
OUTCOME 3
SUGGESTED
TEACHING
TIME

30.5
HOURS

BE ABLE TO PLAN CRITICAL PATHS TO TAKE GOODS THROUGH RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS
LEARNING OUTCOME 8
TOPIC

UNDERSTAND MECHANISMS SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES USE TO ENSURE PROFITABILITY AND


COMPETITIVENESS LEARNING OUTCOME 4
UNDERSTAND HOW LOGISTICS AFFECT PROFITABILITY LEARNING OUTCOME 6
KNOW HOW SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES MINIMISE NEGATIVE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS LEARNING OUTCOME 7

SUGGESTED TEACHING AND


HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

POINTS TO NOTE

AC 6.1 Analyse how


profitability is affected by
warehouse design

Case study

Time allowed: 4 hours

Use of mock shop situation and the relevant


suppliers would support learner
understanding

Architect websites specialising in industrial


projects.

It would be helpful for learners to be exposed to


businesses in different markets in order to
understand the different influences upon firms.
Therefore exposure to a wide range of local
situation would enhance learner understanding.

TOPIC OUTLINE

Scenario based examples to illustrate


warehouse design and profitability links
Learner to produce mini presentation
demonstrating how profitability is affected
by warehouse design

= Innovative teaching idea


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= ICT opportunity

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Sample Diploma

Scheme of Work

OCR RETAIL BUSINESS DIPLOMA LEVEL 3 UNIT G529: PLANNING


THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE RETAIL SUPPLY
CHAIN
UNDERSTAND CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING
OUTCOME 3
SUGGESTED
TEACHING
TIME

30.5
HOURS

BE ABLE TO PLAN CRITICAL PATHS TO TAKE GOODS THROUGH RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS
LEARNING OUTCOME 8
TOPIC

UNDERSTAND MECHANISMS SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES USE TO ENSURE PROFITABILITY AND


COMPETITIVENESS LEARNING OUTCOME 4
UNDERSTAND HOW LOGISTICS AFFECT PROFITABILITY LEARNING OUTCOME 6
KNOW HOW SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES MINIMISE NEGATIVE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS LEARNING OUTCOME 7

TOPIC OUTLINE
AC 6.2 Evaluate ways to
determine costs related to
distribution and storage of
goods
Time allowed: 4 hours

= Innovative teaching idea

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SUGGESTED TEACHING AND


HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

POINTS TO NOTE

Worked through cost benefit examples


teacher led

Use of local firms with practical examples

www.stobartgroup.co.uk

Learners to work through cost benefit


exercises.

www.orchestrator.co.uk

The use of practical examples will help learners


understand the complex nature of the topic.
Case studies could be used where appropriate.

www.talkingretail.com

www.rac.org.uk

= ICT opportunity
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Sample Diploma

Scheme of Work

OCR RETAIL BUSINESS DIPLOMA LEVEL 3 UNIT G529: PLANNING


THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE RETAIL SUPPLY
CHAIN
UNDERSTAND CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING
OUTCOME 3
SUGGESTED
TEACHING
TIME

30.5
HOURS

BE ABLE TO PLAN CRITICAL PATHS TO TAKE GOODS THROUGH RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS
LEARNING OUTCOME 8
TOPIC

UNDERSTAND MECHANISMS SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES USE TO ENSURE PROFITABILITY AND


COMPETITIVENESS LEARNING OUTCOME 4
UNDERSTAND HOW LOGISTICS AFFECT PROFITABILITY LEARNING OUTCOME 6
KNOW HOW SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES MINIMISE NEGATIVE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS LEARNING OUTCOME 7

TOPIC OUTLINE

SUGGESTED TEACHING AND


HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES

Introduction

Recap on cost benefit analysis

Time allowed: 30 minutes

= Innovative teaching idea


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SUGGESTED RESOURCES

POINTS TO NOTE
This area of the specification builds upon cost
benefit analysis which provided a good lead into
external impacts.

= ICT opportunity

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Scheme of Work

OCR RETAIL BUSINESS DIPLOMA LEVEL 3 UNIT G529: PLANNING


THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE RETAIL SUPPLY
CHAIN
UNDERSTAND CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING
OUTCOME 3
SUGGESTED
TEACHING
TIME

30.5
HOURS

BE ABLE TO PLAN CRITICAL PATHS TO TAKE GOODS THROUGH RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS
LEARNING OUTCOME 8
TOPIC

UNDERSTAND MECHANISMS SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES USE TO ENSURE PROFITABILITY AND


COMPETITIVENESS LEARNING OUTCOME 4
UNDERSTAND HOW LOGISTICS AFFECT PROFITABILITY LEARNING OUTCOME 6
KNOW HOW SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES MINIMISE NEGATIVE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS LEARNING OUTCOME 7

SUGGESTED TEACHING AND


HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

POINTS TO NOTE

AC 7.1 Describe how supply


chain businesses minimise
negative economic, social and
environmental impacts

Minimisation of economic impact:

www.fairtrade.org.uk

www.ethicalcorp.com

Minimisation of social impact:

www.greanpeace.org.uk

Time allowed: 6 hours

www.foe.co.uk

There are many BBC news stories covering this


issue, in order to enliven the topic up-to-date
and new media stories will help learners
appreciate the various issues. You tube clips
with music can also be used to promote
discussion and aid understanding of the supply
chains impact.

TOPIC OUTLINE

= Innovative teaching idea

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Use of stimulates material with business


examples.
Use of stimulus material, video clips and
website to promote discussion of the

www.partnersforjusttrade.org

= ICT opportunity
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Sample Diploma

Scheme of Work

OCR RETAIL BUSINESS DIPLOMA LEVEL 3 UNIT G529: PLANNING


THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE RETAIL SUPPLY
CHAIN
UNDERSTAND CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING
OUTCOME 3
SUGGESTED
TEACHING
TIME

30.5
HOURS

BE ABLE TO PLAN CRITICAL PATHS TO TAKE GOODS THROUGH RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS
LEARNING OUTCOME 8
TOPIC

UNDERSTAND MECHANISMS SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES USE TO ENSURE PROFITABILITY AND


COMPETITIVENESS LEARNING OUTCOME 4
UNDERSTAND HOW LOGISTICS AFFECT PROFITABILITY LEARNING OUTCOME 6
KNOW HOW SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES MINIMISE NEGATIVE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS LEARNING OUTCOME 7

TOPIC OUTLINE

SUGGESTED TEACHING AND


HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES
negative social impact

Examples of businesses that have minimal


negative impact.

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

POINTS TO NOTE

You tube clips eg textile Fair, Michael Jackson


earth song, Greenpeace, supply chain for a
better world

Minimisation of environmental impact

Use of Greenpeace videos

Use of Ikea case study as stimulus material

= Innovative teaching idea


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Local speakers from the fair trade movement


can allow learners to ask questions and
develop a wider understanding of the relevant

The emotive nature of the topic will allow


learners to question their own perceptions.

= ICT opportunity

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Scheme of Work

OCR RETAIL BUSINESS DIPLOMA LEVEL 3 UNIT G529: PLANNING


THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE RETAIL SUPPLY
CHAIN
UNDERSTAND CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEARNING
OUTCOME 3
SUGGESTED
TEACHING
TIME

30.5
HOURS

BE ABLE TO PLAN CRITICAL PATHS TO TAKE GOODS THROUGH RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS
LEARNING OUTCOME 8
TOPIC

UNDERSTAND MECHANISMS SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES USE TO ENSURE PROFITABILITY AND


COMPETITIVENESS LEARNING OUTCOME 4
UNDERSTAND HOW LOGISTICS AFFECT PROFITABILITY LEARNING OUTCOME 6
KNOW HOW SUPPLY CHAIN BUSINESSES MINIMISE NEGATIVE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS LEARNING OUTCOME 7

TOPIC OUTLINE

SUGGESTED TEACHING AND


HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES
Learners to produce a power point to music
showing the negatives that the supply chain
causes and the attempts to minimise the effect

= Innovative teaching idea

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SUGGESTED RESOURCES

POINTS TO NOTE

issues

= ICT opportunity
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Sample Diploma

Lesson

Plan
OCR Level 3 in Principal Learning in Retail
Business: H838 Unit G529 Planning the
movement of goods through the retail supply
chain
Minimising the social and environmental impact of the retail supply chain
OCR recognises that the teaching of this qualification above will vary greatly from school to school
and from teacher to teacher. With that in mind this lesson plan is offered, as a possible approach
but will be subject to modifications by the individual teacher.
Lesson length is assumed to be one hour.

Learning Objectives for the Lesson


Objective 1

To understand the social impact of the retail supply chains

Objective 2

To be able to analyse the impact of various retail supply chains

Objective 3

To be able to identify methods to minimise social impact of the retail supply chain

Recap of Previous Experience and Prior Knowledge


Learners will have already considered the economic impact that retail supply chain may
have, and have visited many businesses in order gain an insight into different contexts and
business situations.

Content
Time

Content

5 minutes

Brief recap over the economic influences framework ie short term, long term
framework.

10 minutes

Use stimulus material:


fair-trade video clips (website)
You tube Greenpeace supply chain for a better world

10 minutes

Group work: learners to be divided into groups of 4-5 to identify firms/industries

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Lesson

Plan
where there is a negative impact and where the negative impact has been
minimised.
10 - 15 minutes

Follow up discussion with class using examples teacher to use table to


categories long and short time effects.
Class to identify key impacts rating effects (as a means to develop learning
thinking skills).

10 minutes

In pairs learners to plan a power point to music to identify the negative social and
environmental effects of the retail supply chain (to be followed up for homework).

Consolidation
Time

Content

10 minutes

Learners to feedback plan to class on their power point identifying the key
themes and images they hope to use.

Homework and
Follow up
lesson

Learners to produce power point; followed by presentation of the groups to the


class and discussion of examples used.

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