Syllabus for Business Studies Class 12th

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Business Studies Class 12th

Business Studies in class 12 delves deeper into the aspects of Business Management, particularly, Principles of Management, Marketing, Financial Management as well as Consumer Rights and Responsibilities. Along with other commerce subjects, it aims to introduce students to the mechanics of running a business concern, effective ways of planning and ensuring the growth of a business. Whether you aim to pursue your career as a business analyst or venture into entrepreneurship, covering through the topics in the curriculum of Business Studies for Class 12th serve as a strong foundation into the world of management. 

Syllabus for Business Studies Class 12th

The topics taught during Business Studies Class 12th are broadly categorised into ‘Principles and Functions of Management’ and ‘Business Finance and Marketing’ along with project work. Refer to the tables given below to know more about the same:

Parts Marks
Part A 50
Part B 30
Part C 20
Total 100

Given below is the list of chapters covered under Part A and Part B of Business Studies:

Part A – Principles and Functions of Management Marks 
1. Nature and Significance of Management2. Principles of Management3. Business Environment 16
1. Planning2. Organising 14
1. Staffing2. Directing3. Controlling 20
Total 50

Also Read: Class 12 Economics

Part B – Business Finance and Marketing  Marks
1. Financial Management2. Financial Markets 15
1. Marketing Management2. Consumer Protection  15 
Total 30

Part A-Principles and Functions of Management

In Part A, students are introduced to the concept of management, its important elements as well as to the contributions made by important personalities. The specific functions, levels and their relative importance are also discussed. The following table throws more light on the subject matter.

Unit Subheading Topics
Unit 1 Nature and Significance of Management Concept, Importance and Objectives of Management along with Effectiveness vs. Efficiency
Management as Art, Science and Profession
Various Levels of Management: Top, Middle and Lower
Functions of Management: Planning, Organising, Staffing, Directing & Controlling
Concept, Characteristics and Importance of Coordination
Unit 2 Principles of Management Concept and Importance of Management Principles
Fayol’s Principles of Management
Taylor’s Scientific Management Principles
Comparison between Fayol and Taylor’s Principles
Unit 3 Business Environment Concept and Importance of Business Environment
Dimensions of Business Environment: Economic, Social, Political, Technological and Legal
Concepts and Features of Demonetisation 
Impact of Government Policy Changes on Business. Liberalisation, Globalisation and Privatisation in India
Unit 4 Planning Concept, Significance and Demerits
Steps in the Planning Process
Grasp over Single use and Standing Plans
Introduction to types of plans, namely objectives, Strategy, Procedure, Method Rule, Policy, Budget, Programme
Unit 5 Organising Concept, Importance and Steps in Organising Process
Structures of Organisation, Its advantages, disadvantages and suitability
Concept, Elements and Importance of Delegation and Decentralisation.
Unit 6 Staffing Concept, Importance and Process of Staffing
Human Resource Management
Process of Staffing, Recruitment and Selection
Training and Development
Unit 7 Directing Concept, Elements and Importance of Directing
Maslow’s Hierarchy Theory
Leadership and Communication
Unit 8 Controlling Concept, Importance, Steps and relationship between planning and controlling

Part B- Business Finance and Marketing 

Part B of Business Studies Class 12th primarily focuses on the role finance, markets and marketing play in business management. The Consumer Protection Act 1986 and its constituents are also emphasised upon. 

Unit Particulars Topics
1 Financial Management Concept, Role and Objectives of Financial Management
Financial Decision, Financial Planning, Capital Structure, Fixed & Working Capital
2 Financial Markets Financial Markets, Money Markets, Financial Instruments, Capital Markets, Stock Exchange and SEBI
3 Marketing Management Concept of Marketing, Philosophies, Marketing Mix, 4Ps of Marketing- Product, Price, Physical Distribution & Promotion, Advertising
4 Consumer Protection Concept of Consumer Protection, Consumer Protection Act, 1986, Consumer rights and responsibilities, Remedies, 

Project Work: In the Project Work module which carries 20 marks, students have to choose one of the offered options of the field visit, Aids to Trade, Import/Export Procedure, etc and submit a detailed project report focusing on a particular aspect of it.

Here are a few resources you must explore:

Also Read: Accountancy Class 12

Covering the whole Business Studies Class 12th syllabus is a comprehensive and demanding task faced by a majority of students. At Leverage Edu, take assistance from experts in a free 30  minutes career counselling session who will lend you helping hand in not only preparation of a personalized study plan but also with unique tips and get all geared up for your exam day.

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