IB BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT STANDARD LEVEL SYLLABUS AND ASSESSMENT OUTLINE
The Standard Level (SL) syllabus consists of four compulsory modules and a Written Assignment.
1: Introduction to Organizations
3: Accounting and Finance
4: Human Resource Management
Exam format for IB Business and Management
External Assessment 80%
Paper One: 1.5 hours 40%
A maximum of four compulsory questions based on a case study issued in advance by the IBO. All questions to be answered.
Paper Two: 1.5 hours 40%
Five data-response questions, each based on one or more of the four modules of the syllabus. Three questions to be answered.
Internal Assessment (Written Assignment) 20%
A Written Assignment, 1000-1500 words, to be internally assessed by the teacher and externally moderated by the IBO. The Written Assignment must demonstrate the application of tools, techniques and theory to a real business situation or problem.