Distance Learning

InThinking resources for distance learning

Take a look at these resources from InThinking Business Management to help you and your students during the unprecedented number of school closures across the world.

Question bank resources

Students can click on any of the links below to access over 1,960 questions from the InThinking Question Bank to review and consolidate their understanding of the contents of the IB Business Management syllabus.

Topic 5: Operations management

5.1 The role of operations management

5.2 Production methods

5.3 Lean production & quality management (HL Only)

5.4 Location

5.5 Production planning (HL Only)

5.6 Research & development (HL Only)

5.7 Crisis management & contingency planning (HL Only)

It is all over the news, and whilst everyone is on lockdown and following social distancing rules, there are plenty of opportunities to discuss the impacts of the coronavirus on businesses. Crisis management doesn't get much more real than this!

Download these infographics from Infographic Journal to share with your students or as a stimulus for them to complete a STEEPLE analysis on the current situation.

Click here for an infographic on How COVID-19 has impacted businesses globally

Click here for an infographic on business success stories during the crisis (or download this in PDF format below)

Paper 1 preparation - Multi Marketing

For DP2 students preparing for the Paper 1 examination (Multi Marketing) - whether the IB exams go ahead in your country or not in May 2021 - take a look at the range of activities here.

You can also get advice/tips from Twitter by following the hashtags #IBBusinessManagement #CUEGIS and #IBBusMan

The Internal Assessment

For DP1 students who are embarking on their IA, please look at the resources here:

You can also download a user-friendly SL IA poster here, and click here for the HL Internal Assessment poster.

The Extended Essay

If DP1 students have started their Extended Essays, there are plenty of resources and activities for students to get through here.

Other InThinking Business Management resources

Other resources from InThinking Business Management that you and your students might find useful can be found by clicking the link here.

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Financial literacy simulation game 25 September 2021

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Internal Assessment (SL & HL) 19 January 2021

For schools that have started or about to start on the Internal Assessments, please take a look at the InThinking Business...

Distance Learning resources 15 May 2021

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Scavenger Hunt - Multiple Choice Q&A 23 March 2021

Scavenger Hunt - Multiple Choice Q&AHave a go at this MCQ quiz to test your general business knowledge.1.Which of these...

Scavenger Hunt - Intro to Business Management 15 November 2020

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Question Bank - Dynamic Quizzes 7 November 2020

InThinking Question Bank - Dynamic Quizzes for Distance / Home LearningAs part of their distance learning / home learning,...

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