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THEME: ESTABLISHIING A BUSINESS

PUTTING YOUR SBA TOGETHER


Communication of Information and Use of Grammar
When you have compiled all your information for your SBA, ensure that you: read through the entire project carefully do spell checks use correct grammar number your pages properly (TYPED, not with pen or pencil)

OVERALL PRESENTATION Font Style and Size:


The entire project should be typed (no pens or pencil written work will be accepted). The Font Style and size that MUST be used is as follows: Font Style: TIMES NEW ROMAN Font sizes: For all Headings: SIZE 16 For all body information: SIZE 12

Page Margin:

Left margin: 1.5 inches Right, Top and Bottom: 1 inch USE A4 PAPER (LETTER SIZE)

Line Spacing:

Three spaces after headings Single line space for paragraghs, Two line spaces between paragraphs
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Folder Type:

Transparent plastic folder

Headings and Body: Only headings should be bold and in full capital letters (not the body of the information). Do not underline headings Used the Blocked Paragraph style OR the Indented Paragraph style, but do not mix them. Blocked Style
HEADING IS BLOCKED Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Indented Style
HEADING IS CENTERED Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

For the Blocked style, the heading is blocked and the paragraphs are blocked (meaning they start at the margin). Each paragraph must be in single line spacing

and two line spaces between each paragraph.

For the Indented style, the heading should be centered and the first line of each paragraph
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should be indented (five line spaces from the margin). Each paragraph must

Follow this logical order of presenting your research project:


Cover Page

be in single line spacing and two line spaces between each paragraph.

Blank Page

Title Page

Acknowledgement

Table of Contents

Introduction

NB: use regular numbering to number pages from Introduction onwards (except for Appendices)

BODY OF PROJECT

From Description of the Business to Ethical Issues

Conclusion

Bibliography

Appendices

Sections Explained
Cover Page
Your cover page should be neatly put together. It should be professional, information should be clear and of course, clean (no excessive decorations needed). Follow the exact format below:

PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS SCHOOL BASED ASSESSEMENT RESEARCH PROJECT PRESENTS

BUSINESS PLAN For JEANS BEAUTY SALON

INSERT YOUR BUSINESS LOGO HERE (IT MUST BE APPROPRIATE)

THE PRODUCTION ASPECT


Name: Candidate Number: Name of Centre: Centre Number: Territory: Jean Brown 0000000 Wolmers High School For Girls 100129 Jamaica

(NB: DO NOT PUT ANY PAGE NUMBER ON THE COVER PAGE. You may insert your Candidate Number and Centre Number at a later date)

Blank Page Leave a blank page after the cover page NB: nothing should be on it no page number and no border)

After the blank page should be the Title Page. This SHOULD NOT HAVE ANY PAGE BORDER ON IT. The page number on this page should be Roman Numeral in common letters (i). It should be at the bottom-right hand corner of the page (this should be where you put all other page numberings): Follow the format below:

Title Page

PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS SCHOOL BASED ASSESSEMENT RESEARCH PROJECT Presents

BUSINESS PLAN For JEANS BEAUTY SALON

THE PRODUCTION ASPECT


This is a Major Research Project done in partial completion of the CXC CSEC Principles of Business Course (Paper 3) Business and Computer Education Department Wolmers High School For Girls DONE BY: Jean Brown CANDIDATE NUMBER: 000000000 CENTRE NUMBER: 100129 TERRITORY: Jamaica DATE SUBMITTED: September 3, 2012

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(NB: Insert the Roman Numeral Page Numbering You may insert your Candidate Number and Centre Number at a later date )

Acknowledgment

Here you mention the persons that you want to express gratitude to for helping you with your project. It should be a very brief paragraph. This should be page two, numbered as indicated below:
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
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(NB: Insert the Roman Numeral Page Numbering)

This must be neatly done and properly aligned. The numberings must be aligned and the page numbers accurate. Note that the Table of Content may sometimes take up more that one page. The pages must be numbered in Roman Numerals, continuing from the previous pages: TABLE OF CONTENT
Page Numbers Title Page ----------------------------------- i Acknowedgement ------------------------- ii Add all the other topics IN THE SAME ORDER as listed on the SBA Handout. Indent the sub-headings under the sections that have subheadings Table of Content -------------------------iii

Table of Contents

Introduction ------------------------------- 1 Description of Business ------------------ 2 Conclusion -------------------------------27

Bibliography ------------------------------ 28 Appendices: Appendix 1 Appendix 2 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 8

You can have any amount of pages, but the word limit is 1000 to 1200 words INTRODUCTION

This should introduce the project and can be about two paragraphs (no more). The normal page numbering starts here. INTRODUCTION
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(NB: Insert Normal Page Numbering)

BODY OF PROJECT
This section is from the Description of the Business to Ethical Issues and should be in the same order as stated on SBA sheet that you were given. Word Limit for this section is 1000 to 1200 words (do not exceed or else you will be penalized.)

CONCLUSION Here you write a very brief paragraph concluding the project.

BIBLIOGRAPHY Write ALL your sources (books, internet, magazines etc) and write
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these in APA Style. By now you should have gone to the library to get the information on how to do this. You will definitely lose marks if you do not write your Bibliography in APA Style.

APPENDICES
THESE PAGES SHOULD NOT BE NUMBERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROJECT. For each item you put in your Appendices, a cover page should precede it. If one piece that you showcase has more than one page, it should be numbered separately. EACH ITEM SHOWN SHOULD ALSO BE LISTED IN THE TABLE OF CONTENTS.

A PAGE WITH THE WORD APPENDICES SHOULD FIRST BE DISPLAYED See Example below: Say you are showing some items in Appendices: (a proposed layout for your salon, a questionnaire and a COJ Form). This is how it would appear (you can put items in any order):
APPENDICES APPENDIX 1 Proposed Layout Of Beauty Salon
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1 2

APPENDIX 2 QUESTIONNAIRE

QUESTIONNAIRE xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 1

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APPENDIX 3 Companies Office OF Jamaica Partnership Form (BN2)

Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 1

Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 2


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Final Word
All the best with your SBA and I hope that you will work excellently to get the grade you desire. Hard work will be rewarded, just remember to follow instructions and do your best!

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