The Diploma Programme business management course is designed to develop an understanding of business theory, as well as an ability to apply business principles, practices and skills. The applications of tools and techniques of analysis facilitated an appreciation of complex business activities. The course considers the diverse range of business organizations and activities and the cultural and economic context in which business operates. Emphasis is placed on strategic decision-making and the day-to-day business functions of marketing, production, human resource management and finance. Links between the topics are central to the course, and this integration promotes a holistic overview of business activity. Students will be prepared for the IB Business Management SL Exam.