Making the case

Using case studies to support the delivery of Business and Management is essential as it allows students to see how the theories taught in the classroom are applied in the operations of real businesses. There are two main types of case study that complement the IB programme. The first is a detailed analysis of the formation and timeline of an organisation that provides strategic options for future growth. This type of case mirrors the pre-seen case study, which is the focus of paper ...

Making the Case

Case studies are an increasingly popular form of teaching and have an important role in developing skills and knowledge in students; bridging the gap between theory and practice. Case studies have always been central to Business Management with the pre-seen case study being the focus for Paper 1. However, their importance has grown further with the new syllabus and assessment. Paper 2, Section C, now requires students to use case studies as a vehicle for applying theoretical concepts learned in ...