Company Project

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Project work within the module theme: "The company: economics, innovation and sustainability". The project work is supported by courses in:

  • Problem-oriented and scientific method.

  • The company: Economics, innovation and sustainability

  • Group and work process competences.

  • Descriptive statistics.

  • Literature search and source management.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

The student must through the module obtain knowledge about:

  • Demonstrating knowledge of the elements that constitute a company.

  • Demonstrating basic knowledge of concepts of the philosophy of science and of scientific methods.

  • Demonstrating knowledge of problem-oriented project work (problem formulation, project methodology, analysis and conclusion).

  • Demonstrating knowledge of different methods of literature search.

Skills

The student must through the module obtain skills in:

  • Demonstrating knowledge of the elements that constitute a company.

  • Demonstrating basic knowledge of concepts of the philosophy of science and of scientific methods.

  • Demonstrating knowledge of problem-oriented project work (problem formulation, project methodology, analysis and conclusion).

  • Demonstrating knowledge of different methods of literature search.

  • Identifying, formulating and analysing a business economics problem within the theme of the module. Substantiate choice of theory and methodology.

  • Assessing the quality of the selected documentation in relation to the project problem.

  • Disseminating the results of the project work orally and in writing in clear and correct language while adhering to the academic conventions governing source management, documentation, bibliography and notes

  • Applying methods for the organisation and execution of group and working processes, as well as analysing and assessing the importance of the selected methods for own learning, group learning and project quality.

  • Reflecting on and remaining critical of the use of statistics.

Competences

The student must through the module obtain competences to:

  • Providing a perspective on the connection between the selected problem, theory and methodology and other problems, theories and methodologies within business economics.

  • Completing problem-based project-work at a basic level

  • Reflecting on how the experience of project work can be translated into the improvement of practice.

  • Taking a reflective approach to the functionality of the preparation and implementation of group and work processes.

Exam

Exams

Name of examCompany Project
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentModule examinations are assessed according to the Danish 7-point grading scale. The grade 12 will be awarded to students who give an excellent performance and demonstrate that they have fulfilled the above objectives exhaustively or with few insignificant omissions. The grade 02 will be awarded to students who demonstrate that they have fulfilled the minimum acceptable level of the above learning objectives.

Facts about the module

Danish titleVirksomhedsprojekt
Module codeBAEBA20173
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Business Economics
FacultyThe Faculty of Social Sciences