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PC4002: BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

The course aims to provide students with a broad ranging introduction to wide variety business and management topics which should enable them to perform more effectively as graduate engineers and more senior roles were they are likely to have broader ranging responsibilities.

The course is aimed primarily at undergraduate students studying for Engineering degree but available to others.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr John Cavanagh

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Engineering (EG) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course aims to provide a brief introduction to a variety of business and management topics.

               

The course will include the following topics

·         Leadership, Teamwork and Motivation

·         Supply Chain Management

·         Economics

·         Organisational design

·         Accounting

·         Law (Contract and Competition)

·         Intellectual Property & Licensing

·         Human Resource Management (Recruitment and induction for a team leader’s perspective)

·         Professional skills (Time Management, Presenting, Communicating, Negotiation)

·         Ethics


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 3 Lectures during University weeks 7 - 17
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 7 - 17

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 80
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Students requiring feedback on exam performance should make an appointment during the scheduled feedback session which will be announced within 4 weeks of the publication of the exam results. In addition, any student or group of students may request feedback on any course related matter or assignment by arrangement with the course co-ordinator and/or individual contributors as appropriate.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Feedback will be provided to students in written and/or verbal format; In response to questions and issues raised by students during lectures, As part of group activities which take place during lectures, During tutorials/Feedback sessions, Following submission of summative and formative coursework.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

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