Fees: DECA dues of $40; DECA conference fees (regional, state & national as appropriate) $TBA; IB exam fee as appropriate

Learning Recommendations: Successful completion of BUS651 - IB Business Management SL

General Description: IB Business Management HL is an extension of the SL course. This course satisfies either Group 3 or Group 6 for IB diploma candidates.


  • Accounting and finance
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Business strategy
  • Operations management
  • External business influences

Strategies: Students learn through a combination of:

  • Direct instruction
  • Written assignment where students must solve a real business situation
  • Participation in DECA
  • Critical thinking
  • Discussions
  • Use of technology

Equipment to be provided by Student:  None

Note: Students join DECA and take an active role in DECA conferences. This provides students with the opportunity to travel and meet students from Washington State and throughout the United States.