JSS1 Business Studies Lesson Note (First Term) 2024

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Please note that the first term lesson note is curled out from the approved scheme of work for Junior Secondary school. So you can do your verification as well and compare the first term lesson note for JSS1 Business Studies as seen on the free PDF file made available towards the end of this post.

JSS1 Business Studies Lesson Note (First Term) [year] 1

The JSS1 Business Studies lesson note for first term is in line with the 2024 JSS1 Business Studies scheme of work for the term. This means the JSS1 Business Studies lesson note is tailored towards achieving the aim and objective for the subject as mandated by the ministry of education.

Below is The Business Studies Scheme of work from which the Business Studies JSS1 first term lesson note was drafted from:



  1. Introduction to Business studies: (i) Meaning and Scope of Business Studies (ii) Elements of Integrated Business Studies e.g. Accounts, Commerce. Office Practice etc (iii) Importance of Business Studies (iv) Components of Business Studies, Book-keeping, Keyboarding (v) Career opportunity
  2. An Office: (i) The meaning (ii) Types: Small and Large office (iii) Functions (iv)The different offices in an organization.
  3. Office staff:(a) Clerical Staff: (i) Meaning of Clerical Staff (ii) Functions (iii) Qualities (b) Confidentiality of an office information

4      Department in an office/organization and their functions


  1. Meaning of truthfulness
  2. Attributes of truthfulness

iii. Factors that can makes people to tell lies

  1. Rewards of truthfulness
  2. Rewards of not being truthful
  3. Fair play

vii. Attributes.


  1.  Introduction to Commerce:(a) Meaning of Commerce, Importance of Commerce (b) Activities that aid commerce,
  2.  Division of Commerce:Commerce: (a) Division – Home, Foreign Trade (b) Types: (i) Home Trade – Wholesale, Retail. (ii) Foreign Trade: Import, Export.
  3.     Mid-term break
  4.  Production:(a) Meaning (b) Types (i) Industry: Extractive, Manufacturing, Constructive

(ii) Commerce – Trade, Aids to Trade (iii) Services. (2) Effects of production on the environment/society

  1.  Factors of production:Land, Labour, Capital and Entrepreneur.
  2. Revision


  • At the end of the lesson, the students should be able to understand and explainthe following concepts:
  • What is Business Studies?
  • Mention three objectives of Business Studies
  • State five (5) components of Business Studies.
  • How can you define Business Studies?
  • State five Objectives of Business Studies.
  • List five career opportunity available to those who study Business Studies
  • What is an office?
  • Name the two types of office with two examples each.
  • Give functions of an office
  • Name two types of office and two advantages of each
  • Explain the meaning of a clerical staff.
  • State 3 personal qualities of a clerical staff
  • Mention four departments in the organization.
  • Who is the head of Personnel Department?

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