anyone have any ideas what may come up in the ordinary level paper or what to study please?
1 - Conflict Resolution
2 - International Trade
3 - Tax
4 - Leading & Motivating
5 - Management Activities
6 - Marketing/Advertising
7 - Communication
8 - Accounts/Calculations etc
9 - Sales Promotion/Brand names etc
10 - I.T
11 - Ethics
12 - HRM
13 - Insurance
14 - The EU
15 - Type of Business Organisations
16 - Source of Finance
also the first 5 are the ones that are more than likely going to come up on the paper, so I would focus more on them, hope that helps :-)
No ABQ for OL, 25% of the marks is for the Short Questions, 75% is for the Long Question.
General Topics same as HL Paper Consumer Legislation People in Business, Small Claims Court comes up regularly,
Forms of Business - Sole Trader, Partnership, PLC.
Characteristics of Entrepreneurs: Control, Self-confident, Decisive, Creative/Innovated, Energetic.
Enterprising skills – Planning/Goal setting, Assessing risk/decision making, Time management, HR,
Innovation, Reality perception, Inner control.
Leadership styles and Motivational theory Maslow, McGregors X&Y.
Management Activities – POC (Planning, Organising & Controlling.
Management Skills - LMC Leading, Motivating and Communications.
Notice for Meeting and Agenda - Duties of Chairperson, Secretary.
Good Communication, why is it important for a business.
Marketing Product Life Cycle, Branding, Target Market.
Sources of Finance - Short, Medium and Long Term.
Organisational Structures, be able to draw out (Functional, Geographic, Product).
Employment Equality Act, Discrimination, Industrial Relations.
Cashflow foreast be able to analyse it, write about the Net Cash Figure, comment on findings.
Contract Law, Offer, Acceptance, Consideration etc.
Balance of trade (Visible/physical) goods and Balance of Payments (Visible and Invisible goods) be able to calculate.
Insurance - Principles.
Karen I have also put up general notes that might help with revision which you could use links:
Good luck with your examination, watch the time, most students find they run out quickly under exam pressure. Let me know how you get on.