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Grades: 12

Credit: 1 unit
PREREQUISITE: IB Business Management SL
DUAL CREDIT PREREQUISITE: Placement Scores: ACT (Composite 18 or above) OR MCC Next Gen – Accuplacer
(Reading 248 or above)

Students will expand on knowledge learned in IB Business Management SL by obtaining a deeper understanding of
organizational planning tools, corporate culture, employer and employee relations, depreciation of assets, efficiency
ratio analysis, net present value investment appraisal, budgeting, sales forecasting, extended marketing mix,
international marketing, lean production and quality management, production planning, research and development, as
well as crisis management and contingency planning. In addition, primary research skills will be utilized in conducting
an internal analysis. IB testing occurs in HL year rather than SL year. Students continue exploring the four underpinning concepts (change, ethics, creativity, and sustainability, encouraging a holistic understanding of today’s complex and dynamic business environment. Refer to the Advanced Studies section for IB distinctions, grading, testing and exam fee requirements.