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IBDP Business and Management at Broadgreen International School

Course description

Individuals in societies have always formed organisations for business and many other purposes. The Business and Management programme addresses the rationale for forming organisations and the principles, practice and basic skills commonly employed to help make them successful.

The main themes of people, resources and challenges are set against a background of decision making, communication and change. The key areas of decision making, communication and change, focus the study in a pragmatic and realistic context. Case studies are utilised throughout and the local, national and international aspects relevant to business and management addressed.

1. People – this theme addresses the activities of individuals and groups within the organisation and its wider environment.

2. Resources – this theme is principally concerned with the operational aspects of setting objectives, and a framework for information flows and controls.

3. Challenges – this theme acknowledges the dynamic nature of the organisation in its quest for survival and success, however achieved.

Entry requirements

Grades A*-C in at least 6 GCSE subjects. Of these, English and Maths must be at Grade C or above. As well as an academic requirement, we expect you to demonstrate an interest in world events and a commitment to making a difference in your community. World citizenship is at the heart of the IB philosophy and we will be discussing your interests, experiences and aspirations at your interview.

No previous business qualifications required.. Good attendance and punctuality.

Future opportunities

This course would be useful for anyone planning on studying Business or Management at university.

What will this course prepare you for?

Students will acquire a wide-range of transferable skills, including: self-reflection, self-management and selfawareness; critical thinking, problem solving and interpretive skills; effective written and oral communication; using IT in business applications; numeracy and quantitative skills; project management; and the ability to conduct research into business and management issues. These skills are highly regarded by employers and university, and can lead students on to a range of specialist careers such as Marketing, Accounting, Law and Human Resources

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Broadgreen International School directly.

Last updated date: 02 September 2016

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