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MS1509: THE CONTEXT OF BUSINESS (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

In The Context of Business, you will be introduced to the external context in which businesses operate. The course is designed to explore the political, economic, sociocultural, technological, ethical and market influences on business. It examines the role and place of business in an increasingly globalized world by looking at the ways in which businesses respond to their environment through innovation, strategy, operations and marketing.  The aim of the course is to give an overview of issues that are relevant to the modern business environment and to prepare you for further study by stressing learning skills relevant across disciplines.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Allan Sim

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

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.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

There are no assessments for this course.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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