Functional Areas of a Business - What are 'Functional Areas'?
Most businesses consist of a number of different departments, each of which has a specific job or task to do - these are called 'functions'.
You are likely to have heard the names used for these functional areas before, so let's find out what you already know about them.
Look at the mind map below:
The images on the map might give you a clue but can you come up with your own ideas about what each part of a business does?