Core Module Information
Module title: Live Project

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 40.00
ECTS credit value: 20

Module code: TBS09116
Module leader: Stacey Bushfield
School The Business School
Subject area group: Management

There are no prerequisites required for this module.

Description of module content:

This live project module is based on a student/business collaboration, investigating and evaluating a 'live' case study. The projects are dynamic, collaborative and an interactive process whereby students research elements of business activity. The appropriate live project allotted to each team of subject specific students is the core of the module. The briefs are prepared by the teaching team with the host organisation. The project's aim and objectives normally relate to a specific problematic issue or investigation relating to the business's practices or strategic challenges.

You will gain subject specific knowledge according to the project brief. The delivery of the module enables you to develop and apply problem solving, decision making, reflective and teamwork skills, theory and practice of teamwork dynamics, creative thinking, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills for the world of work. .

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Identify and appraise academic and prior experiential knowledge of the industry and management theories relevant to the solution of an industry-based issue, opportunity, or problem.
LO2: Formulate, carry out, and evaluate an appropriate plan of activity, including identifying team roles and responsibilities and making an active contribution to the team.
LO3: Demonstrate the ability to reach appropriate conclusions based on the available information.
LO4: Engage with a range of source materials and decide which to include in making a case in a business and/or management related context
LO5: Demonstrate self and social awareness by comparing performance of self and team members to agreed criteria.
LO6 Develop and apply your communication, collaboration, critical thinking, curiosity (4Cs) skills during the project to enhance your attributes for future employability in the workplace.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Stacey Bushfield
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 8
Face To Face Seminar 14
Independent Learning Guided independent study 350
Face To Face Project Supervision 14
Independent Learning Fieldwork 14
Total Study Hours400
Expected Total Study Hours for Module400

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 60 1-3 14/15 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 8000
Oral Presentation 20 3-4 14/15 HOURS= 01.00, WORDS= 0
Discussion/Participation 20 5-6 14/15 HOURS= 01.00, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
BABM Live Project