CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus 2009-2010

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A Part: Foundations of Business

Unit 1: Nature and Purpose of Business 

• Concept and characteristics of business

• Business, profession and employment - distinctive features

• Objectives of business - economic and social, role of profit in business

• Classification of business activities: Industry and Commerce

• Industry - types: primary, secondary, tertiary

• Commerce: Trade and Auxiliaries

• Business risks - nature and causes.

Unit 2: Forms of Business Organisations

• Sole Proprietorship: meaning, features, merits and limitations.

• Partnership: features, types, registration, merits, limitations, types of partners;

• Joint Hindu Family Business : features, merits and limitations.

• Cooperative Societies: features , types, merits and limitations

• Company: Private Company, Public Company - features, merits and limitations;

• Choice of form of business organizations

• Starting a business - Basic factors.

Unit 3: Public, Private & Global Enterprises 

• Private Sector and Public Sector

• Forms of organising public sector enterprises ; features, merits and limitations of following :

• Departmental Undertaking

• Statutory Corporation .

• Government Company

• Changing role of public sector

• Global Enterprises : features.

• Joint ventures- features.

Unit 4: Business Services

• Nature and types of Business services - Banking, Insurance, Transportation, Ware housing, Communication.

• Banking - types of Banks, Functions of Commercial banks, E- banking

• Insurance - principles, types: life, fire and marine

• Warehousing: types and functions

• Postal and Telecom services

Unit 5: Emerging Modes of Business 

• E-Business - Scope and benefits, Resources required for successful e-business implementation, On-line transactions, payment mechanism, security and safety of business transactions.

• Outsourcing- concept, need and scope.

Unit 6: Social Responsibility of Business and Business Ethics 

• Concept of social responsibility.

• Case for social responsibility;

• Responsibility towards owners, investors, employees, consumers, government and community

• Environmental protection and business

• Business ethics: concept and elements.

Please refer to attached file for CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus 2009-2010


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