20 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: MGT242


Aims/Description: This module offers the opportunity for final year students on the Business Management programme to formulate and undertake an independent, structured investigation using desk-based research methods on an authentic management problem. The work, which will be undertaken individually, will involve:1.Working with a business contact or an academic tutor to identify a management problem;2.Using a structured literature review and subsequent report, to produce an executive summary and to derive and propose recommendations;3.Presenting recommendations to the business client, who will also be supplied with the executive summary.As such the module provides a research experiences in the form of a piece of business consultancy, enhancing students┐ research and presentation skills supported by an academic mentor and a support group of peers working on related projects.

Staff Contact: Sharon Rose
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work

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