Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
You will be presented with a business related problem and through the project will be required to provide a persuasive solution. You will in your groups undertake a significant amount of research, present interim findings, and a final report.
This project will require a significant amount of research and group organisation. You will need to identify the roles and responsibilities of team members which will need to be agreed and managed. At set times during the year groups will present on their progress and be given formative feedback by tutors.
The project is integrative in that students will be expected to draw upon their learning on other modules. This will include recognition of the influence of important external factors as well as internal constraints in achieving the goals of the project. An evidence based application of frameworks like PEST and SWOT is expected.
The outcome of the project will be a group presentation accompanied by an individual report containing a number of realistic and persuasive recommendations. Written coursework will include appraisals of lecture content relevant to the project and a concluding reflective statement.
A student passing this module should be able to:
Marks for each individual student in group work will be adjusted based on the individual student’s overall contribution. The approximate equivalent word count contribution per individual for the group work is 500 words (reflected in approximately 3 minutes presentation). Please note that is only an approximation and may vary depending on the number of individuals per group.
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