Core Module Information
Module title: MBA Project

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 40.00
ECTS credit value: 20

Module code: SOE11445
Module leader: Christina Kelly
School The Business School
Subject area group: Management
Prerequisites

Requisites: Pre-requisite: SOE11410 Data Analysis for Business Decision-making

Timetables
Description of module content:

The purpose of this module is to develop your ability to develop and implement a management report in the field of business management. Completing the management report will provide you with the opportunity to apply the knowledge, research skills, and analytical and conceptual tools that you have acquired while taking your taught modules. Your learning on this module is experiential and problem-based, with a focus upon you discovering, questioning, and critically reflecting upon a business problem. You are required to identify a business problem for one organisation, and to conduct an analysis of the organisation’s positioning in relation to that problem and to develop actionable recommendations to be presented to the executive board that are based on the findings from their analysis. You will be guided through the process in groups by experienced tutors, you will also be assigned to groups with other students that have chosen the same organisation.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Identify a business problem facing an organisation in the 21st century business environment.

LO2: Review a business problem by critically examining the relevant academic, grey and practitioner literature.

LO3: Critically assess the strategic position of an organisation as it relates to a business problem by applying appropriate analytical method/s

LO4: Identify, present, and evaluate data relevant for assessing an organisation’s positioning in relation to the problem and its capacity to respond to the problem

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, ONLINE, Edinburgh Napier University
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Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: ONLINE
Location of delivery: ONLINE
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Paul Wagner
Module Organiser:


Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online Guided independent study 388
Online Practical classes and workshops 12
Total Study Hours400
Expected Total Study Hours for Module400


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Written 80 LO1 LO2 LO3 13 , WORDS= 10000
Project - Written 20 LO1 LO2 LO3 13 HOURS= 10.00
Component 1 subtotal: 80
Component 2 subtotal: 20
Module subtotal: 100
2023/4, Trimester 1, Online (fully o,
VIEW FULL DETAILS
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: Online (fully o
Location of delivery: ONLINE
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Christina Kelly
Module Organiser:


Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online Guided independent study 388
Independent Learning Practical classes and workshops 12
Total Study Hours400
Expected Total Study Hours for Module400


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Written 80 1~2~3~4 Week 13 , WORDS= 10000
Project - Written 20 1~2~3~4 Week 13 , WORDS= 10 ppt slides
Component 1 subtotal: 80
Component 2 subtotal: 20
Module subtotal: 100
2023/4, Trimester 2, Online (fully o,
VIEW FULL DETAILS
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Online (fully o
Location of delivery: ONLINE
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Paul Wagner
Module Organiser:


Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online Guided independent study 388
Independent Learning Practical classes and workshops 12
Total Study Hours400
Expected Total Study Hours for Module400


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Written 80 1~2~3~4 Week 13 , WORDS= 10000
Project - Written 20 1~2~3~4 Week 13 , WORDS= 10 ppt slides
Component 1 subtotal: 80
Component 2 subtotal: 20
Module subtotal: 100

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