Business/Management Project - CB542

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2019-20
Medway Autumn and Spring
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6 30 (15) DR M Seitanidi

Pre-requisites

None

Restrictions

May NOT be taken with any 30 credit project module. Students must obtain an overall average of 55% or more in Stage 2 to take this module in Stage 3.

2019-20

Overview

A synopsis of the curriculum

• Introduction to Business/Management Projects
• Research Methodologies
• Literature search and Literature Review
• Data collection and questionnaire
• Structuring a Project Report
• Data Analysis
• Presentations

Details

This module appears in:


Contact hours

Lectures / Student Presentations 15
Supervision 15
Independent study 270
Total hours 300

Method of assessment

8 – 12,000 Word Project Report 85%
Presentation 10%
Progress Report 5%

Indicative reading

Davies, M.B., (2007), Doing a Successful Student Research Project using Qualitative or Quantitative Methods, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.
Easterby-Smith, M. et al., (2008), Management Research, Sage London.
Kumar, R., (2005, 2011), Research Methodology, A Step-by-step Guide for Beginners, Sage London.
Wilson, J., (2010), Essentials of Business Research, Sage London.

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

See the library reading list for this module (Medway)

Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes

11.1 To identify an appropriate Business topic on which to write the report.
11.2 To identify and apply appropriate tools and techniques to support the report.
11.3 To produce a report in the required format that integrates and communicates knowledge gained from the relevant programmes.
11.4 To have gained a deeper understanding of and competency in their individual project domains

The intended generic learning outcomes
12.1 Ability to identify, find, record, organise and manipulate and communicate knowledge relevant to the development and management of organisations.
12.2 Competence in time and project management.
12.3 Develop transferable skills of independent learning.

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