Project work: “The company as a whole” - integrated company study


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The students will be assigned to a company or organisation, private or public, which they will work with throughout the semester. Students must apply their knowledge, skills and competencies from previous modules of the programme in connection with the preparation of the project.

Learning objectives


The student must through the module obtain knowledge about:

  • Gaining insight into the issues encountered by a given company.

  • Designing and implementing a problem-based study of an organisation, applying relevant theories and models from within business economics and scientific method.


The student must through the module obtain skills in:

  • Demonstrating the ability to work within the framework of problem-based project work.

  • Applying a multidisciplinary approach and entering into professional collaboration with the company assigned to the group.

  • Gaining an overview of a large amount of data about a given company for the purpose of creating a basis for the solution of business economics issues which are relevant for the company.

  • Combining multiple theories and models appropriate to the issue, causing the company to be analysed on the basis of several disciplines from within business economics.


The student must through the module obtain competences to:

  • Establishing and entering into binding collaboration with key people in a given company.

  • Studying in depth one or a number of issues and preparing solution proposals.

  • Communicating conditions for analysis, analysis processes and results both orally and in writing.



Name of examProject work: “The company as a whole” - integrated company study
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleProjektarbejde: "Virksomheden som helhed" - integreret virksomhedsundersøgelse
Module codeBAEBA201713
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerBachelor of Science (BSc) in Economics and Business Administration
Study BoardStudy Board of Economics and Business Administration
DepartmentAalborg University Business School
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities