A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
-Henry Ford

The Business Management course is designed to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of business management theories, as well as their ability to apply a range of tools and techniques.

Students learn to analyse, discuss and evaluate business activities at local, national and international levels. The course covers a range of organizations from all sectors, as well as the socio-cultural and economic contexts in which those organizations operate.

Standard Level Business Management

External assessment: 75%

Paper 1: 1.25  hours, 35%. Based on a case study issued in advance, with additional unseen material included in section B.

Section A:  Answer three of four structured questions. (10 marks per question)
Section B:  Answer one compulsory structured question. (20 marks)

Paper 2: 1.75 hours, 40%.
Section A: Answer one of two structured questions based on stimulus material with a quantitative focus.
Section B: Answer one of three structured questions based on stimulus material.
Section C: Answer one of three extended response questions. This question is based primarily on two concepts that underpin the course. (20 marks).

Internal assessment: 25% – Written Commentary

Commentary based on three to five supporting document about a real issue or problem facing a particular organization. (1500 words, 25 marks)

Higher Level Business Management

External assessment: 70%

Paper 1: 2.25 hours,35%. Based on a case study issued in advance, with additional unseen material included in sections B and C.
Section A: Answer three of four structured questions.
Section B: Answer one compulsory structured question.
Section C: Answer one compulsory extended response question

Paper 2:  2.25 hours, 35%.
Section A: Answer one of two structured question based on stimulus material with a quantitative focus.
Section B: Answer two of three structured questions based on stimulus material.
Section C: Answer one of three extended response questions. This question is based primarily on two concepts that underpin the course.

Internal assessment 25% – Written Commentary

Research and report on an issue facing an organization or a decision to be made by an organization (2000 words)

How I can help?

  • A UK qualified chartered accountant with extensive experience of auditing private and public businesses in the UK and Europe.
  • I have been a lecturer in a UK business school teaching accounting and management modules.
  • An entrepreneur myself with a keen sense of business.
  • Applied teaching style where students appreciate the relevance of the subject and learn rather than memorize.

 

Scheduled Group Classes

SUBJECT SUITABLE FOR DAY TIME REGISTER
IB BUSINESS MANAGEMENTGrade 11/12 Friday 5.30-7.00 pm