IGCSE Business Studies
IGCSE Business Studies stands as a proof of understanding of business concepts and techniques across a range of businesses. IGCSE Business Studies students will get an understanding of the different forms of business organizations, learn the different ways in which these organizations operate, and analyze how inter-departments such as marketing, operations, and finance work together. They also learn to appreciate the role of people in the success of any business. Aside from theoretical understanding of concepts and techniques, IGCSE Business Studies students gain lifelong skills such as the ability to analyze business data, communication skills to support arguments with proper reasoning, and the ability to analyze business situations and make decisions or judgements.
The IGCSE Business Studies syllabus consists of 6 topics which are:
- Understanding Business Activity
- People in Business
- Operations Management
- Financial Information and Decisions
- External Influences on Business Activity
Based on these 6 topics students are required to apply their understanding to a variety of simple business situations. Students should be able to make simple decisions based upon the analysis and evaluation of information provided.