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CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Syllabus 2018 – 2019

Dec 14, 2018 19:05 IST
    CBSE Syllabus for Class 12 Business Studies
    CBSE Syllabus for Class 12 Business Studies

    Latest CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Syllabus is available here. This syllabus is applicable for the academic session 2018 – 2019.
    This year some more topics (such as Demonetization) are added to the syllabus. Students preparing for CBSE Class 12 Business Studies board exam are advised to thoroughly study this latest syllabus.

    The main contents of CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Syllabus 2018 - 2019 are:

    • Name of the Units and their weightage in Board Exam

    • Details of topics and sub-topics to be covered in each unit

    • Question Paper Design of CBSE Class 12th Business Studies Board Exam (2018 - 19)

    • Details of project work

    The complete CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Syllabus 2018 - 2019 is given below



    Part A: Principles and Functions of Management


    Nature and Significance of Management



    Principles of Management


    Business Environment














    Part B: Business Finance and Marketing


    Financial Management



    Financial Markets


    Marketing Management



    Consumer Protection

    Part C: Project Work



    Details of topics and sub-topics to be covered in each unit

    Part A: Principles and Functions of Management

    Concept includes meaning and features

    CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Paper: 2018

    Unit 1: Nature and Significance of Management

    Management- concepts, objective and importance

    • Concepts include meaning and features

    Management as science, art and profession

    Levels of Management

    Management functions- planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling

    Coordination- concept and importance

    Unit-2 Principles of Management

    Principles of Management- concept and significance

    Fayol’s principles of management

    Taylor’s scientific management- principles and techniques

    Unit-3: Management and Business Environment

    Business Environment- concept and importance

    Dimension of Business Environment- Economic, Social, Technological, Political and Legal

    Demonetization - concept and features

    Impact of Government policy changes on business with special reference to liberalization, privatization and globalisation in India.


    Unit-4: Planning

    Concept, importance and limitation

    Planning process

    Single use and standing plans. Objectives, Strategy, Policy, Procedure, Method, Rule, Budget and Programme.

    Unit-5: Organising

    Concept and importance

    Organizing Process

    Structure of organization - functional and divisional concept

    Formal and informal organization

    Delegation: concept, elements and importance

    Decentralization: concept and importance

    Unit-6: Staffing

    Concept and importance of staffing

    Staffing as a part of Human Resource Management- concept

    Staffing process

    Recruitment Process

    Selection- Process

    Training and Development - Concept and importance. Methods of training- on the job and off the job- Induction training, vestibule training, apprenticeship training and internship training.

    Unit-7: Directing

    Concept and importance

    Elements of Directing

    Supervision - concept, functions of a supervisor 

    Motivation - Concept, Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, financial and non-financial incentives 

    Leadership - concept, styles - authoritative, democratic and laissez faire

    Communication - concept, formal and informal communication; barriers to effective communication, how to overcome the barriers.

    Unit-8: Controlling

    Concept and importance

    Relationship between planning and controlling

    Steps in process of control

    Part B: Business Finance and Marketing

    Concepts include meaning and features

    Unit 9: Financial Management

    Concept role and objectives of Financial Management.

    Financial decisions: investment, financing and dividend – Meaning and factors affecting.

    Financial planning - concept and importance λ.

    Capital Structure – concept.

    Fixed and Working Capital - concept and factors affecting their requirements.

    Unit 10: Financial Markets

    Financial Markets: Concept, Functions and types.

    Money market and its instruments.

    Capital market and its types (primary and secondary), methods of floatation in the primary market

    Stock Exchange - Functions and trading procedure.

    Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) - objectives and functions.

    Unit 11: Marketing Management

    Selling and Marketing- Concept

    Marketing Management- Concept

    Marketing Function

    Marketing management philosophies

    Marketing Mix – Concept and elements

    Product branding, labeling and packaging- Concept

    Price – Concepts, factors determining price.

    Physical distribution- concept and components, channels of distribution: types, choice of channels.

    Promotion - concept and elements; advertising- concept, role, objections against advertising, personal selling - concept and qualities of a good salesman, sales promotion - concept and techniques, public relations - concept and role.

    Unit 12: Consumer Protection

    Concept and importance of consumer protection.

    Consumer Protection Act 1986

    • Meaning of consumer and consumer protection.
    • Rights and responsibilities of consumers
    • Who can file a complaint and against whom?
    • Redressal machinery
    • Remedies available

    Consumer awareness - Role of consumer organizations and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).

    Unit 13: Project Work

    To learn about the project work, download the PDF of CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Syllabus.

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