Core Module Information
Module title: Live Project for Hospitality, Marketing, Tourism and Festival and Events

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

Module code: TSM09107
Module leader: Afiya Holder
School The Business School
Subject area group: Tourism and Languages

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 issues.

Students will gain subject specific knowledge according to the project brief. The delivery of the module enables the student 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 operational management theories relevant to the solution of an industry based issue or problem presented in a team live project brief.
LO2: Formulate, carry out and evaluate an appropriate plan of activity, including identifying team roles and responsibilities, recognising and overcoming likely problems and making an active contribution to the team.
LO3: Select and present realistic results/recommendations which are acceptable to the host organisation and the university in a written report.
LO4 Present a persuasive group oral presentation of their proposals to the host organisation and academic tutor and defend their recommendations appropriately.
LO5 Compare performance of self and other team members to agreed criteria and make recommendations for future improvements.

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: Afiya Holder
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 1-5 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 8000
Oral Presentation 20 1-5 14/15 HOURS= 1, WORDS= 0
Discussion/Participation 20 5 14/15 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100