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MS 1507
THE CONTEXT OF BUSINESS
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr A Sim

Pre-requisite(s): None.

The course will contain topics from the following and related areas: business organisations— marketing; human resource management; gender; operations; innovation; corporate social responsibility; international markets; politics; macroeconomics; culture; technology; law; environmental issues.

2 one-hour lectures each week, 1 one-hour tutorial each week and six additional hours or seminars, video seminars or workshops to be arranged.

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (70%) and in-course assessment (30%). The in-course assessment will comprise online multiple-choice assessment (5%–10%) and an assignment based on an essay with a word limit of 1,000–1,500 words. The online assessment will include a short multiple choice test early in the half-session.

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (70%) and in-course assessment (30%). The in-course assessment will comprise an assignment based on an essay with a word limit of 1,000–1,500 words. Normally the result for the in-course assessment submitted for the first attempt will be carried forward and counted at the resit attempt.