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Business & Management (IB Standard & Higher level) at Bexley Grammar School

Course description

Every day companies bombard us with images and offers too good to refuse.  Business and Management attempts to explain why firms behave in the ways they do and place their behaviour in real world contexts.  Business and Management forms part of the study of individuals and societies and is offered at both Higher and Standard Level.

Course content

Higher Level:
The Higher Level syllabus consists of 6 compulsory modules and a research project:   1.    Business Organisation and Environment      
2.    Human Resources        
3.    Accounts and Finance
4.    Marketing
5.    Operations Management
 6.    Business Strategy       

A research project which either:

•  Addresses an issue facing an organisation or a range of organisations OR
•  Analyses a decision to be made by an organisation or a range of  organisations

Standard Level:
The Standard Level syllabus consists of 4 compulsory modules and a written assignment:
                               1.    Introduction to Organisations             
                               2.    Marketing   
                               3.    Human Resource Management
                               4.    Accounting and Finance

A written assignment based on the application of tools, techniques and theory to a real world business situation or problem.

Entry requirements

Students do not need to have studied Economics at GCSE to study International Baccalaureate Business and Management at either Standard or Higher level.

Assessment

External Assessment HL - 2 x written papers (4.5 hrs) 75% Internal Assessment HL - A reseach project (approx 30 hrs) 25% External Assessment SL - 2 x written papers (3 hrs) 80% Internal Assessment SL - A written assignment (approx 15 hrs) 20%

 

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bexley Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 30 September 2016
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