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Business and Enterprise





Members

 

Ms Serene Cheong

(Head of Department)

Business Studies, Retail Operations & Principles of Account

Mr Roderick Lim

(Assistant Year Head)

Principles of Accounts & Retail Operations

Mdm Chua YP

Retail Operations

Mrs Wendy Loi

Principles of Accounts & Business Studies

Mdm Casey Lee

Retail Operations & Principles of Account

Ms Woo See Wei

 

Ms Lee Suet Chow

Retail Operations & Business Studies

 

Business Studies


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Business Studies


Currently unique to Outram Secondary School, GCE ‘O’ Level Business Studies offers students the opportunity to do the following:

·   Apply their knowledge and critical understanding to current issues and problems within business contexts.

·   Develop knowledge and understanding of the major groups and organisations within and outside business.

·   Develop knowledge and understanding of how the main types of business and financial organisations are organised, financed and operated and how their relations with other organisations, consumers, employers, owners and society are regulated.

·   Develop an awareness of the nature and significance of innovation and change within the context of business activities.

Business Studies is assessed through two written papers. It is offered to Upper Secondary Normal Academic/Express students.

Syllabus guide

https://www.seab.gov.sg/docs/default-source/national-examinations/syllabus/olevel/2020syllabus/7085_y20_sy.pdf

For more information, please email: cheong_wenxin_serene@moe.edu.sg

Principles of Accounts


POA is a practical subject which prepares students for future career developments. The syllabus aims to develop an understanding of the principles and concepts of accounting and their applications in a variety of business situations. POA students will be able to:

·   Acquire knowledge and understanding of fundamental accounting concepts, principles, and procedures in the context of business aims and activities;

·  Develop skills in preparing and analysing accounting information;

·  Develop an understanding of the role of accounting in providing an information system for monitoring and decision making;

·  Develop skills of numeracy, information technology literacy, communication, inquiry, presentation and interpretation;

·  Develop attitudes of accuracy, orderliness and logical thought and an appreciation of professional ethics.

POA is offered to Upper Secondary Normal Academic and Express students and is assessed through a written exam comprising two papers.

Syllabus guide (Normal Academic)

https://www.seab.gov.sg/docs/default-source/national-examinations/syllabus/nlevel/2021syllabus/7086_y21_sy.pdf

Syllabus guide (Express)

https://www.seab.gov.sg/docs/default-source/national-examinations/syllabus/olevel/2021syllabus/7087_y21_sy.pdf

For more information, please email: 
Lim_yong_guan_roderick@moe.edu.sg

 

Retail Operations (RO)


This is a 2-year MOE-ITE Applied Subject that aims to equip students with the basic knowledge, skill and values relevant for employment in small, medium to large retail establishments. It covers the functional skills and knowledge in retail operations such as selling products and services, providing customer service, handling and displaying merchandise, managing stock inventory, performing cashier duties and after-sales service.

Students will have opportunities to practise retailing skills in simulated retail settings where a service oriented mindset, effective communication skills and teamwork – qualities valued by today’s employers – would be developed. There will be strong emphasis on hands-on learning and practical skills training, and developing professionalism as a retail service provider. Students will also observe and learn from real-world retail practices.

RO is offered to Upper Secondary Normal (Technical) students.

Syllabus guide

http://www.seab.gov.sg/content/syllabus/nlevel/2017Syllabus/IT04_2017.pdf


For more information, please email:

Programmes in 2022


January

·         Business lesson for Lower Secondary

·         Finance Leaders programme for Secondary 2 and 3


February

·         Business lesson for Lower Secondary

·         Finance Leaders programme for Secondary 2 and 3

·         Online Bazaar for Business students

·         Secondary 3 Entrepreneurship programme

 

March

·         Business lesson for Lower Secondary

·         Secondary 3 Entrepreneurship programme

·          Lcube game for Secondary 1 students

 

April

·          Business lesson for Lower Secondary (Project Work)

 

May

·         Business lesson for Lower Secondary

·         ALP day for Secondary 1, 2 and 3

·         ALP week for Secondary 4 NT/NA

 

June

·         LCCI External Certification (For selected group of POA students)

·         Project Moolah Fin Lit programme

 

July – September

·         Spirit of Enterprise (SOE) workshop for Secondary 2 Entrepreneurship programme

·          Entrepreneurship first step module organized by Ngee Ann Polytechnic

·         Project Moolah Fin Lit programme

 

October - November

·         Fin Lit Outreach and Publicity Talks to Primary Schools

·         MYM and Cashflow interclass Secondary One and Two competition

·         Design for Change Challenge

Achievements


20172018201920202021
Youth Innovation Challenge (link)

Best Innovation Award (Business) - Team Zelter

Best Social Impactr Award - Team Soltrax

Champion Team - Team Zelter


Financial Literacy Competition (Voice Catergory) 

First Runner-up


Biz Wellness Competition (Jan)

Finalist

Biz Wellness Competition (Jul)

Champion

Youth Innovation Challenge 

Semi-Finalist

Outram Secondary School Partnership Award with Centre of Financial Literacy


Financial Literacy Competition (Lcube) organised by NTU

Finalists

Student Entrepreneurship Challenge organised by Mount Faber Safra

Champion Team

Design for Change Challenge
Finalist



Design for Change Challenge

Finalist

















FLY challenge organised by Republic Polytechnic               

Most Financial Savvy Award

Design for Change Challenge
  
Finalist