Topic 1: Business organisation and environment Topic 2: Human resource management Topic 3: Finance and accounts Topic 4: Marketing Topic 5: Operations management. The course gives students an appreciation of complex business activities. It considers the diverse range of business organisations and activities and the cultural and economic context in which business operates. Emphasis is placed on six core concepts: culture, ethics, globalization, innovation, strategy, change. Students are encouraged to create links between concepts, content and context, promoting a holistic overview of business activity.
|Qualification name||Certificate in SL Business Management|
|Awarding organisation||International Baccalaureate|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||2nd September 2022|
In addition to the Sixth Form matriculation requirements, you will need to have at least a grade 5 in your GCSE Humanities subject/s. It would be an advantage to have at least a grade 6 or better in English Language.
As with all IB subjects, this is a two year linear course with exams at the end (May of U6). There is also an Internal Assessment (coursework) worth 25% of the final grade. Examinations: Paper 1: Structured questions based on a pre-seen case study 35%.Paper 2: Structured questions based on stimulus material with a quantitative element 40%.Internal Assessment: Written commentary about a real issue or problem facing a particular organization 25%.