Business Management HL

Part of the IB subject group 3 individuals and societies, Business Management HL is a rigorous and dynamic course that explores how business decision-making processes are affected by, and impact on internal and external environments.

What is different in taking Business Management HL online?

Students will have the opportunity to:

  • access source material in a variety of media
  • learn at their own pace and in a location of their choice
  • study alongside students from around the world
  • gain experience of using the latest online learning tools
  • regularly communicate with teachers and fellow students

 

Some things won’t be different though. Standards and expectations will be just as high as in a face to face classroom.

Themes covered through the course

The course covers business organisation and environment, human resources, accounting and finance, marketing, operations management, and business strategy.

Activities and assessment

The Business Management course includes the following activities: discussions and online debates, creating wikis, writing and maintaining a blog, readings and case studies on current topics, project work (individually and in groups), and live lessons with a teacher.

Advice from our teachers

In order to succeed in Business Management HL, we recommend students set aside seven to ten hours a week.

Benefits to students

Taking Business Management HL online will enable students to:

  • develop their understanding of business theory, as well as the ability to apply business principles, practices and skills
  • encounter a wider range of international contexts in business
  • become experienced in a wide range of technical and social tools
  • develop 21st century skills like time management, communication and digital literacy which are much in demand by employers