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G11 BM Syllabus and Paper pattern for the Final Assessment April 2019

G11 BM Syllabus and Paper pattern for the Final Assessment April 2019

Dear Students

Please take note of the syllabus and the examination paper pattern for the final assessment

1.7 Organizational Planning tools

2.1 Functions and evolution of human resource management

2.3 Leadership and management

3.1 Sources of finance

3.2 Costs and revenue

3.3 Break even analysis

4.1 The role of marketing

4.2 Marketing planning

4.4 Market research

4.5 The four P’s of marketing

4.6 The extended mix (HL only)

5.1 The role of operations management

5.6 Research and development (HL only)

5.7 Crisis management and contingency planning (HL only)

Information about papers

SL Paper 1

Preseen Case Study

Marks 40

Duration 1 hour 15 mins

Weighting 40%

SL paper 2

Caselet based paper including CUEGIS

Marks 50

Duration 1 hour 45 mins

HL Paper 1

Preseen Case Study

Marks 60

Duration 2 hours 15 mins

Weighting 40%

HL Paper 2

Caselet based paper including CUEGIS

Marks 70

Duration 2 hours 15 mins

Weighting 60%

Regards

BM Team

 

BM Syllabus G12 for Mock Exams

BM Syllabus G12 for Mock Exams

Dear Students

The entire syllabus of Business Management will be included in the mock exam.

  • Unit 1: Business organization and environment
  • Unit 2: Human resource management
  • Unit 3: Finance and accounts
  • Unit 4: Marketing
  • Unit 5: Operations management.

Number of Papers 2.

Paper 1 HL

Duration: 2 hours 15 mins

Marks: 60

Weighting: 35%

Preseen Case Study Based Paper. Part A will be from the Preseen Case Study for 20 marks where students need to answer any 2 questions out of 3

Part B: Additional stimuli material will be provided in examination hall. Part B is for 20 marks, all questions are compulsory, no choices

Part C: Additional stimuli material will be provided in the examination hall. Part C is also for 20 marks, one question for 20 marks.

Paper 2 HL

Marks: 70

Duration: 2 hours 15 mins

Weighting: 40%

Part A answer any one question out of two 10m

Part B answer any two questions out of three 40m

Part C CUEGIS, concept-based answer. Answer any one question out of 3. 20m

Internal Assessment

Weighting: 25%

Marks: 25

Formula booklet will be provided and GDC is allowed.

Regards

BM Team

G11 BM Syllabus for the First Assessment

G11 BM Syllabus for the First Assessment

Dear Students

Please take note of the syllabus and paper style for the First Term Assessment (October 2018)

SL

Marks: 40

Time: 1 hour 15 mins

HL

Marks: 60

Time: 2 hours 15 mins

  1. Introduction to business management
  2. Types of organizations
  3. Organizational objectives
  4. Stakeholders
  5. External environment
  6. Functions and evolution of human resource management
  7. Leadership and Management
  8. The role of marketing
  9. The role of operations management

Regards

BM Team

G11 BM Syllabus for the Final Term Assessment

G11 BM Syllabus for the Final Term Assessment

Dear Students

Please take note of the syllabus for the FInal Assessment (April 2018)

  • Unit 1 Business organizations and environment – the entire unit all 7 topics
  • Unit 2 Human resources management -functions and evolution of human resource management, organizational structure, leadership and management.
  • Unit 3 Finance and accounts- sources of finance, costs and revenues, break-even analysis.
  • Unit 4 Marketing-the entire unit all 8 topics
  • Unit 5 Operations- the role of operations management, production methods, research and development, crisis management and contingency planning.

Papers

Paper 1

Marks 60, time 2 hours 15 minutes

Paper 1 will be based on a preseen Case Study with additional stimulus material for Section B and Section C which will be unseen.

Paper 2

Marks 70, time 2 hours 15 minutes

This paper will be based on unseen Caselets. Section C will be based on Concept based answers. All the 6 concepts will be covered in this Section.

Section A: Students to choose 1 question from the given 2 questions (10m)

Section B: Students to choose 2 questions from the given 3 questions; each question for 20 marks total marks for Section B (40m)

Section C: Students to choose 1 question from the given 3 questions (20m)

Regards

BM Team

G12 BM Field Trip

G12 BM Field Trip

Dear Students

We have arranged a field trip for BM students to Auro University on January 29, 2018, Monday, Day 4, from 8 50 am to 12 noon.

Details of the Field Trip

Students will attend a session on Interpersonal Communication and Relationship Management. It will be a workshop style session where the students will learn through management games, psychometric tests and group exercises. The purpose of the trip is to give the students an exposure to University life.

Students are expected to be in full school uniform including school trousers. Students should carry their breakfast with them on the bus. We will leave the school campus at 8:50 am sharp because we need to reach there by 9:20 am. Students are to assemble on the ramp near the first block.

Regards

BM Team

G12 Mock Examination BM Syllabus

G12 Mock Examination BM Syllabus

Dear Students

The BM syllabus for the March 2018, assessment is as follows

All the six CUEGIS Concepts.

All the 5 Units viz

  1. Business organization and environment
  2. Human resource management
  3. Finance and accounts
  4. Marketing
  5. Operations Management

You will have two papers

SL

Paper 1, Marks 40, Duration 1 hour 15 mins

Paper 2, Marks 50, Duration 1 hour 45 mins

HL

Paper 1, Marks 60, Duration 2 hours 15 mins

Paper 2, Marks 70, Duration 2 hours 15 mins.

Paper 1 will be based on a pre seen Case Study. Additional stimulus material will be given in the examination for Section B and C for HL and only Section B for SL. This additional stimulus material will be a continuation of the pre seen Case Study.

Paper 2 will be based on Caselets for both SL and HL. Section C will be a concept based answer for 20 marks for both SL and HL.

Regards

BM team

Grade 12, Business Management, Syllabus for the First Assessment, October, 2017

Grade 12, Business Management, Syllabus for the First Assessment, October, 2017

Dear Students

Please take note of the Syllabus for the first term assessment to be held in October 2017

Unit 2 Human Resource Management

Unit 3 Accounts & Finance

Unit 5: Operations Management

All the topics from these Units will be included in the Assessment

Paper two includes Concept Based Answers which includes ALL the six concepts (CUEGIS)

Paper Pattern exactly according to the IB pattern

SL

Paper 1: Marks 40, Duration 1 hour 15 minutes

Paper 2: Marks 50, Duration 1 hour 45 minutes

HL

Paper 1: Marks 60, Duration 2 hours 15 minutes

Paper 2: Marks 70, Duration 2 hours 15 minutes

Regards

Pooja More & Ayman Shaikhmahmud

G11 Field Trip to AMUL, IRMA and NDDB

G11 Field Trip to AMUL, IRMA and NDDB

Dear Students and Parents.

We are going for a field trip to Anand on this Friday, February 24, 2017 to visit AMUL, IRMA and NDDB (as you are already aware).  The field trip is for Business Management and Biology.

Topics to be covered for Business Management

  • Marketing Cooperatives
  • Methods of production
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Economies of Scale.

The topics to be for Biology

  • Application of anaerobic respiration/fermentation in industries.
  • testing of adulterants, phosphatase test, resazurin or methylene blue test, starter culture maintenance etc.

The detailed itinerary of the field trip is as under.

  • Departure from Vanita Visharam Ground by Ac Luxury Bus by 6 am. Students are requested to assemble at the venue latest by 5:45 am
  • Reach Anand by 10 am
  • Visit NDDB, IRMA and AMUL
  • Lunch at NDDB hostel
  • Depart from Anand by around 4 pm
  • Reach Surat, Vanita Vishram ground  by 8 pm (tentative, subject to traffic en route)

Instructions for the Field Trip

  • Students are expected to be dressed in their full school uniform including only school trousers. Students wearing shorts or jeans or any other trousers other than the school trousers will NOT  be allowed to board the bus.
  • Students may carry healthy snacks with them only according to the Friday food policy.
  • Breakfast, lunch and high tea will be provided to the students.
  • Students may carry cash upto Rs. 500 with them. However, please note that the students will not be allowed to purchase any junk food with the money including chocolates, cold drinks, chips or any other food perceived as junk food.
  • Students should not carry any gadgets. Any gadgets found with the students will be confiscated and returned only according to the school policy.

The overall expense of this field trip will be between Rs. 1100 to Rs. 1300. This expense includes the bus fare, breakfast, lunch and high tea amount. This expense will be deducted from the imprest amount. The imprest amount will also be deducted from a student’s account if the student has filled the form for the field trip and fails to show up on the day of the field trip or is not in school uniform and is not allowed to board the bus.

Parents please note that the custody of the students will be given only on showing the bearer card at the time of picking up the students from Vanita Vishram grounds at night

Students are expected to carry a notebook and pen with them. It is implicit that the students will be at their best behavior. Teachers accompanying the students for the field trip are Bhargavi Bergi and Ayman Shaikhmahmud and Jitesh Patel from the admin.

Regards

Bhargavi Bergi & Ayman Shaikhmahmud

 

G12 BM Syllabus for the Mock Exams, March 2017

G12 BM Syllabus for the Mock Exams, March 2017

Dear Students

Please take note of the Business Management Syllabus and paper style for the Mock Examination (March 2017)

All the five units will be included in the examination. The Units are as follows

  • Unit 1: Business organization and environment
  • Unit 2: Human resource management
  • Unit 3: Finance and accounts
  • Unit 4: Marketing
  • Unit 5: Operations Management

There will be two papers.

Paper 1 SL

Marks: 40

Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Weighting: 35%

Paper 2 SL

Marks: 50

Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Weighting: 40%

Paper 1 HL

Marks: 60

Time: 2 hours 15 minutes

Weighting: 35%

Paper 2 HL

Marks: 70

Time: 2 hours 15 minutes

Weighting: 40%

Internal Assessment for both HL & SL

Marks: 25

Weighting: 25%

Paper 1 will be based on the Preseen Case Study.

Please revert in case of doubts of queries.

Regards

Shezin & Ayman