BUSINESS STUDIES OFFICE JSS 2 SECOND TERM

WEEK
TOPIC/CONTENTS
ACTIVITIES
1
THE RECEPTION OFFICE
Documents Handled by a Receptionist

Visitors book

Request form

Telephone pad

How to answer telephone
Teacher: Discuss these documents used by a
receptionist
Students: Explain how to receive a visitor
in their various homes.
Sample of telephone pad request form an
visitors book.
2
OFFICE CORRESPONDENCE
Correspondence records:

Outgoing mail

Departing

Use of postage book and franking machine.

Handling of mails
Teacher: Discuss type of records, procedures
for handling mail. How to use franking machine.
Students: Explain how to handle mails
design, mail register and practice filling of document.
Samples of mail register and franking
machine picture should be shown to students
3
OFFICE DOCUMENTS

Meaning

Types

Uses

Preparation
Teacher: Discuss office documents, types and
their uses also how to prepare them.
Students: mention any office document they
know.
Samples of files, register.
4
BANK SERVICES
Define Bank
Mention and explain :

Types of banks: Commercial, Central, Development Banks
Teacher: Define and explain what bank is.
Mention and briefly explain types of banks.
Students: Define bank and tell the
activities of a bank.
Photographs of banks and banking activities
5
BANK SERVICES (cont.)
Commercial bank

Explain the services of commercial banks

Define and explain various accounts kept in the bank
(fixed, current, serving)
Teacher: Define and explain commercial
banks, their services, particularly accounts kept.
Students: mention commercial banks they
know.
Pictures/samples of savings, passbook,
cheque book etc.
6
BANK SERVICES (cont.)
Modern Banking  Services

ATM

Western Union Money transfer

Money gram etc
Teacher: explain these modern banking
services.
Students: Describe how ATM card can be used.
Samples of ATM card and picture of western
Union Money transfer form.
7
BANK SERVICES

Overdraft

Loans

Travellers cheque

Bank draft

Forex (foreign exchange)

Ethical issues in the bank.
Teacher: Explain these services.
Students: define loans, overdraft etc
Photograph of these bank documents.
8
INSURANCE

Definition, principles

Service of insurance companies

Types of insurance;
marine, vehicle, aviation etc
Teacher: Define and explain insurance,
services provided. Types of insurance existing.
Students: Define insurance.
Chart of insurance companies.
9
INSURANCE  (cont.)

Functions of insurance

Insurance policies

Types of motor vehicle insurances (3rd
party/comprehensive)
Teacher: define and explain the functions of
insurance, insurance policies.
Students: Mention the names of insurance
companies they know.
A photocopy of insurance paper.
10
INSURANCE (cont.)
Fire insurance
Burglary insurance
Theft insurance 
Teacher: Discuss fire insurance, burglary
and theft insurance
Students: Tell how a house can be burgled or
a theft case witnessed.  
11
INSURANCE (cont.)

Definition of marine insurance

Types of marine insurance

Marine insurance policies
Teacher: Define and explain marine
insurance. State types of marine insurance and its policies.
Students: Mention objects that can sail on
water.
Pictures of boat/ship
12
INSURANCE (cont.)
Life Assurance

Definition

Types of life Assurance

Reasons for taking life Assurance
Teacher: Define and explain life assurance.
Students: Define life assurance.
Photocopy of life assurance document to be
used.
13
REVISION
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EXAMINATION