Core Module Information
Module title: Leadership in Business Practice Project

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 60.00
ECTS credit value: 30

Module code: SOE11163
Module leader: Paul Wagner
School The Business School
Subject area group: Management

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

The module has been designed to enable you to develop your knowledge, and skills as an independent business consultant and produce a business report for a chosen business problem.The module comprises of a seminar series that help students to gain necessary research skills to conduct an independent business research. Topics include:Seminar 1: Research Process and Planning Seminar 2: Research problem identification and developing a design Seminar 3: Business Research Proposal development Seminar 4: How to do a Literature Review Seminar 5: Data, Data Collection and Sampling Seminar 6: Qualitative Research and Data analysis Methods Seminar 7: Quantitative Data analysis Methods Seminar 8: Writing, Communicating and Reporting Research

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Identify and explain the main components of a business proposal.

LO2: Identify the sources of literature and methods for a literature review for a business problem of choice.

LO3: Present the steps involved in a business research and propose suitable analytical techniques, evaluating strengths and weaknesses of qualitative and quantitative research methods.

LO4: Critically analyse data and communicate research findings verbally and in writing.

LO5: Reflect on the process of learning research skills and appreciate them in the business practice and profession.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, In Person,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: In Person
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Mahinda Yapa Mudiyanselage
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Seminar 20
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 20
Face To Face Project Supervision 20
Online Guided independent study 400
Total Study Hours600
Expected Total Study Hours for Module600

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 10 1~2~3 Week 4 , WORDS= 1500
Report 75 2~3~4~5 Exam Period , WORDS= 10000
Oral Presentation 15 2~3~4 Week 5 HOURS= 0.2
Component 1 subtotal: 25
Component 2 subtotal: 75
Module subtotal: 100

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