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Department: Management and Marketing
BUSI40430: Organisational Context
|Type||Tied||Level||4||Credits||30||Availability||Not available in 2021/22|
Excluded Combination of Modules
- Allow students to critically evaluate the nature of the enterprise and its impact and application within a specialised organisational environment context.
- Allow students to critically evaluate the academic issues of entrepreneurship and corporate entrepreneurship and critique their appropriateness and application within a specialised organisational environment context.
- Allow students to critically evaluate the impact of macro economic factors on their specialised organisational environment context.
- Develop studentsâ€™ competency to innovatively assess the impact of these issues in a wider sectoral context.
- The content of this module is set within a specialist organisational environment perspective and includes the following areas:
- Making use of library facilities, databases and other learning resources;
- Application of advanced principles, concepts and methods to select a topic;
- Selection of the appropriate research approach to match the chosen topic;
- Growth, development, creativity and innovation;
- Personal development;
- The impact of government policy.
- Have advanced familiarity with the specialist facilities available for conducting literature searches and obtaining relevant data to facilitate empirical investigation;
- Have a critical appreciation of the nature of enterprises terms of size, structure and behavioural aspects within a specialist organisational environment;
- Have an advanced knowledge and critical appreciation of traditional and emergent issues in entrepreneurship - e.g. social and gender issues - and their application in a specialist organisational environment;
- Have an advanced knowledge and critical appreciation of traditional and emergent organisational issues in relation to the nature of the specialist route of their qualification.
- Have further developed advanced skills of inquiry, information retrieval, bibliographic search, interpretation and presentation,;
- Be able to produce a literature review in the area of a specialised organisational environment appropriate to a masters level programme.
- Written communication; planning and organising; using initiative.
Modes of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and how these contribute to the learning outcomes of the module
- The learning outcomes will be met through a combination of lectures and guided reading addressing key topics in research.
- The assessment of the module, by written assignment, is designed to:
- Test the capacity to examine a range of literature on specialized area and be able to communicate the results of this work to peers in a manner appropriate to the subject area;
- Test conceptual understanding and synthesis of concepts and theories within a specialised organisational environment;
- The group work carried out within the lectures and in the group tutorials is designed to enhance the capacity to be effective within a team environment and to value individuals' contributions in group processes.
Teaching Methods and Learning Hours
|Lectures||2 days||Part Residential||16 hours||16|
|Group Tutorials||2 days (8 hours)||1 per month||16 hours||16||■|
|Individual Tutorials||1||1 per month||6 hours||6||■|
|Preparation and Reading||112|
|Component: Assignment||Component Weighting: 100%|
|Element||Length / duration||Element Weighting||Resit Opportunity|
|Assignment on specialised organisational environment||3,000 words||100%|
Feedback will be given on a group exercise aimed at understanding alternative viewpoints on enterprise development.
■ Attendance at all activities marked with this symbol will be monitored. Students who fail to attend these activities, or to complete the summative or formative assessment specified above, will be subject to the procedures defined in the University's General Regulation V, and may be required to leave the University