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SUCCESS LAVENTILLE SECONDARY SCHOOL – SCHEME OF WORK

YEAR: 2014-2015
SUBJECT: Principles of Business
WEEK

One (1)

TOPIC

Functional areas
of a business

FORM: Three

TERM: 2

OBJECTIVE
Students should be able to:
1. review term 1 exam
2. Describe the four functional areas – production,
marketing, finance, personnel

SUGGESTED TEACHING
TECHNIQUES

EVALUATION/ASSESSMEN
T

1. Class
discussions( functions\depa
rtments at school)

1. Activity: to identify the
departments that engage
in the various activities

2. Note taking
Two (2)

Functions of
Management

1. Explain the functions of management – planning,
organising, staffing, directing, motivating,
controlling, co-ordinating, delegating

1. Class discussions
2. Lecture & Note taking

1. Activity: classify
the management
tasks into each
function.

3. Individual presentation
Three (3)

Four (4)

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Responsibilities of
Management

Organisational
charts

1. Outline the responsibilities of management to:
owners, employees, customers, society,
government

1. Construct simple organisational charts and
interpret them:
- line structure
- line and staff structure
- Functional structure
- Matrix structure

1. Group presentations

1. Class discussions

2. Lecture and notes
3. ICT- view
(online)various
organizational
structures

1. Assessment of notes
made for the
presentation
2. Test on weeks one (1)
to three (3) topics

1. Structured
questions

Five (5)

Characteristics of
a good leader

1. Outline the essential characteristics of a good
leader

1. Class discussions

1. Short answer
questions

2. Lecture and notes

Five (5)
continued

Six (6)

Leadership Styles

Internal Sources
of Conflict

2. Differentiate among the various leadership
styles –
- Autocratic or Authoritarian
- Democratic or Participative
- Laissez-faire
1. Identify potential sources of conflict within an
organisation

1. Group presentations
2. ICT-view a video of at
least 2 leadership
styles
1. Class discussions
3. Lecture and notes
4. ICT-power point
presentation on
sources of conflict in
the workplace.

Seven (7)

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Conflict
Resolution
Strategies

1. Outline strategies used by employers and
employees during periods of conflict.

1. Class discussions
2. Handouts given

1. Assessment of notes
made for the
presentation

1. Short answer
questions
2. Test on weeks four (4)
to six (6) topics

1. True and false
questions and
crossword puzzle

Eight (8)

Nine (9)

Guidelines for
good relations
between
managers and
employees

Teamwork

1. Discuss the guidelines for establishing good
relations between managers and employees

1. Class discussions
3. Lecture and notes
4. Word wall- students
to create a word wall
using words which
describe good
relations in the
workplace.

1. Evaluate the value of Teamwork in the success
of an organisation

1. Class discussions
5. Lecture and notes
6. ICT- view a picture of
teamwork in the
organization.

Ten (10)

Communication

1. Outline strategies for effective communication
within an organisation

1. Class discussions
2. Lecture and notes
3. Word wall- Students
are to create a word
wall based of the
various methods used
to communicate in the
workplace.

Eleven (11)

Concept of MIS
Revision for End
of Term Exams

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1. Explain the concept of MIS and discuss its
advantages and disadvantages

1. Class discussions
2. Lecture and notes
3. ICT- View a video of the
implementation of MIS in
the workplace.

1. Identify statements
that do not reflect good
management-worker
relationship

1. Activity: Identify the
advantage of Teamwork
in the situations

1. Draw a communication
diagram
2. Identify a suitable
medium for the
messages.
3. Test on weeks seven
(7) to nine (9) topics

1. Structured questions

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Mrs. Michelle Bacchus
17 January 2015