Business is a social
activity that brings man, money, machine and materials together to produce
goods and services that fulfill our basic needs and make our lives easier. The
use of modern technology in all fields of business has made the business
globally competitive. It has become more sensitive and is affected by the
consumption patterns, government policies, change in ICT and has become more
exposed to uncertainties. A systematic effort is needed to analyze, manage and
respond to the changes affecting business in the present-day society. The
course is divided into 8 modules. Essential learning experiences are described
in the modules. These modules emphasize on nature and scope of business,
business practices in the past and the modern trends, forms and formation of business
organization, management, finance and marketing. It also covers details about
the environment in which the business operates and highlights consumer
This course aims at creating interest and understanding in the area of trade, management, finance, marketing, consumer protection and enable learners to acquire necessary knowledge to start their own venture or to earn their own livelihood by being employed.
Ms. Anshul Kharbanda works as an Academic Officer (Accountancy) and External Relations Coordinator in National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). She has done Post Graduation in Commerce, B.Ed. and having a rich teaching experience. Before joining NIOS as an Academic Officer, she has worked as a teaching faculty in various C.B.S.E and I.C.S.E. schools of the country.
1. In order to obtain Senior Secondary (12th) passing certificate
from NIOS, the learners are required to enroll in minimum five subjects
including one or maximum two languages on SWAYAM. For examination and
certification, the learners must also enroll with NIOS.