The Business Studies syllabus incorporates fundamental aspects of the various business disciplines, leaving out the more specialized concepts for post school education and training.
The aim of t subject is to provide the learner with opportunities to acquire basic business skills and positive attitudes necessary for the development of self and the nation.
Business Studies, being a living subject, takes into account the need to address contemporary issues, trends in business and current economic issues in society. The teacher as well as the learners is therefore expected to update themselves on these trends by making use of resources such as print and electronic media, resource persons and relevant business environment.
The vital role of the learner in the learning process has also been recognized. In this connection, the teacher is strongly advised to employ participatory approaches to learning in order to tap and incorporate the learner’s experiences.