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2014/2015  KAN-CMIBO1039U  Integrated Project

English Title
Integrated Project

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 10 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Full Degree Master
Duration One Semester
Course period Spring
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for MSc in Economics and Business Administration
Course coordinator
  • Jens Frøslev Christensen - Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics (INO)
Main academic disciplines
  • Globalization, International Business, markets and studies
  • Economics, macro economics and managerial economics
Last updated on 04-07-2014
Learning objectives
In the integrated project and in its associated oral exam the student should demonstrate:
  • An ability to apply theories, analytical perspectives and managerial tools from both the first and the second semester courses in analysing a business development problem in a company.
  • An ability to view a business problem from drifferent theoretical, analytical and managerial perspectives covered in the first and second semester courses.
  • An ability to understand possible synergies between these theories, perspectives and tools.
  • An ability to understand the fundamental presumptions, validity and possible synergies between theories covered in the first and second semester courses
  • An ability to identify and analyse an increasing business development problem, apply relevant methods in an empirical study and write a consistent and relevant project.
Integrated Project:
Exam ECTS 10
Examination form Oral exam based on written product

In order to participate in the oral exam, the written product must be handed in before the oral exam; by the set deadline. The grade is based on an overall assessment of the written product and the individual oral performance.
Individual or group exam Individual
The oral exam is individual
Size of written product Max. 60 pages
Assignment type Project
Written product to be submitted on specified date and time.
20 min. per student, including examiners' discussion of grade, and informing plus explaining the grade
Preparation time No preparation
Grading scale 7-step scale
Examiner(s) Internal examiner and external examiner
Exam period May/June
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
Course content and structure
The purpose of this second semester project is to train students to analyse a business development problem in a company by applying relevant theories, analytical perspectives and tools covered in both the first and second semester courses. The project will typically include an empirical case study of an innovative company.

The project work is carried out in groups. Each group writes a report analysing a particular business development problem in a case company. Emphasis in the project work is on the ability of students to analyse a business development problem by applying theories, frameworks and tools covered in both the first- and second-semester courses.
Teaching methods
Supervised group work.
Last updated on 04-07-2014