Business Project

2019-2020
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Doel vak

After successful completion of the course, students:

Academic skills
- Are able to examine, understand, and integrate management challenges
and issues from different perspectives (analysis), are able to recognize
fundamental structures and to leave out irrelevant information
(abstraction), and put forward well-founded, substantiated points of
view, both in spoken and written format (argumentation)

Research Skills
- Are able to design and execute a management consultant research
project and develop meaningful interpretations and presentations of
their findings

Bridging theory and practice
- Are able to apply theoretical knowledge about (relevant) management
theories in the context of decision-makers; to the end of formulating
meaningful recommendations

Self awareness
- Have reflected upon themselves with regard to taking responsibility
for their own actions and his/her personal development.

Inhoud vak

The main objective of the course is to familiarize students with some of
the most significant challenges pertaining to conducting a management
consultancy project. The course encourages an even-handed appreciation
of various theoretical perspectives addressing tensions and
opportunities inherently connected to business administration, and
empirically investigating an applied research question. By design and
executing a management consultancy project students will become
acquainted with the challenges that researchers face when considering
management at large. The purpose of the course is not only to introduce
students to some of the most fundamental issues in management
consultancy research. To accomplish these teaching goals, it is implied
that student are able to communicate their views, both verbally and
through a written research report. See below for a breakdown of learning
objectives.

Onderwijsvorm

Lectures and tutorials.

Toetsvorm

Management Consultancy Report– Team assessment
Professional reflection – Individual assessment

Vereiste voorkennis

University Minor Business Administration Courses: Foundations of
Business Administration, Business Model Innovation, Business Model
Assessment, and Business Professionals

Literatuur

Selection of articles.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode E_MB_BPROJ
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P3
Vakniveau 300
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit School of Business and Economics
Vakcoördinator dr. B.V. Tjemkes
Examinator dr. B.V. Tjemkes
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