CXC CSEC exam guide: Principles of Business (POB)

CXC CSEC exam guide: Principles of Business (POB)

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CXC CSEC exam guide: Principles of Business (POB)

Based on the CXC CSEC Principles of Business (POB) syllabus

 

Organization of the CXC CSEC Principles of Business (POB) exam:

In-school exam candidates: The general proficiency exam consists of two (2) papers and a School Based Assessment (SBA) project.

Private exam candidates: The general proficiency exam consists of three (3) exam papers.

Paper
Exam time
Question type
Exam marks
Exam percent
paper 1
1hr
15 mins

Multiple choice
(60 questions)
Testing the three profile dimensions

60 marks
30%
Paper 2
2 hours

A structured essay paper consisting of seven (7) questions divided into two (2) sections.

Section A:
3 compulsory questions from section 1, 2, 5, 6 and 7 of the syllabus

Section B:
4 questions,
2 questions from section 1-8 and
2 questions from section 8-10.

Candidates will be required to answer 2 questions from this section.

Candidates must answer all 3 questions from section A and 2 out of the 4 questions from section B.

Each question will be worth 20 marks.

Questions on section A contribute 60 marks and questions on section B contribute 40 marks.

 

100 marks
50%
SBA  

A School Based Assessment (SBA) component covering the profile dimensions of the syllabus.

 

40 marks
20%
1 hr

A case study for private candidates only.

 

40 marks
20%
   
Total
200 marks
100%

 

 

The syllabus for the CXC Principles of Business exam is divided into three (3) profile dimensions. Each profile dimension is comprised of several sections.

The three profiles dimensions are profile 1, 2 and 3.

Profile dimension 1 Organizational Principles
Profile dimension 2 Production Marketing and Finance
Profile dimension 3 The Business Environment

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The sections in each profile dimension are listed below:
Profile dimension
Section
1. Organizational Principles
1. The Nature of Business
  2. Internal Organizational Environment
  3. Establishing A Business
  4. Legal Aspects of Business
 
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2. Production, Marketing and Finance
5. Production
  6. Marketing
  7. Business Finance
 
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3. The Business Environment
8. The role of Government in an      Economy
  9. Social Accounting and Global Trade
  10. Regional and Global Business      Environment
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Principles Of Business

POB is not really hard u just have to put your mind to it stay focused and remember aim for a grade 1.........put God first,pray,study,live laugh,love,peace !!!!

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cxc pob is tomr nd i want nothing less than a grade to prayin to God its easy its one of my most difficult exams

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I'm doing P.O.B this year anyone wanna study with me?

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POB

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i am so disappointed in cxc for how they mark us people work had and they can't pass the subject

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FBH (not verified)
I have never done POB and

I have never done POB and would love to pass it with nothing less than a grade 2.I work full time and I am a single parent.I realize that i have to do lots of reading {which i don't mind},but time is so consuming for me.How do i work that out for next year exams.

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passing POB

You should set up a study timetable around your work and family schedule and try to keep to it.

Mary

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thats great gud luck to ya

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hi i'm doing POA and POB

want to study together

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P.O.B

i will be doing P.O.B for C.X.C next year and that is one of the subject i will really like to get

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I hope POB wont be as

I hope POB wont be as challenging as OA was. But thanks for the help you provided

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no

oa is not heard i got 3 in it but pob is not hard

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i dont think so

i dont think so

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PRNCIPAL OF BUSINESS

ITS EASY I GOT A 1

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