English   Danish

2017/2018  MA-MMBAO2021U  Term Project 2 in Business Analysis & Leadership

English Title
Term Project 2 in Business Analysis & Leadership

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 2 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Part Time Master
Duration One Semester
Start time of the course Autumn, Spring
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for Master of Business Administration
Course coordinator
  • Jesper Rangvid - Department of Finance (FI)
Main academic disciplines
  • International political economy
  • Management
  • Marketing
Last updated on 30-06-2017

Relevant links

Learning objectives
To achieve the grade 12, students should meet the following learning objectives with no or only minor mistakes or errors:
  • Identify and choose the relevant theories and models applicable to describe, order and analyze the problems identified during the analysis of a specific industry, the focal company, the strategic issues at stake and the implementation plan.
  • Bridge and combine theories and frameworks from different disciplines to derive a comprehensive, coherent and well-articulated picture of the industry, company, choice of strategic issue and implementation plan.
  • Use theories and frameworks to develop conclusions which are driven by data and insight and present in a convincing manner, ensuring that the conclusions from analysis are clearly communicated.
  • Analyze all problems identified, and to argue why specific models have been applied.
  • Present the overall conclusions in a coherent manner where individual parts build on each other
  • Specifically for the term papers, theories refer to the curriculum of the relevant term, i.e. module 1 or module 2, whereas the final master thesis is suppose to draw upon the whole curriculum.
  • Presentations of the findings should be done in a clear and convincing manner.
Term Project 2 in Business Analysis and Leadership:
Exam ECTS 2
Examination form Home assignment - written product
Individual or group exam Individual exam
Size of written product Max. 15 pages
Assignment type Project
Duration Written product to be submitted on specified date and time.
Grading scale Pass / Fail
Examiner(s) One internal examiner
Exam period Summer and Winter
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
Course content and structure

The analysis is supposed to bridge the perspectives in the courses, and will as such have the industry and stakeholders (particularly customers) as the focal object of analysis. It is the application of models, theories and frameworks on the participant’s own practice that is the major purpose – and linked to this analysis, the expected outcome is an identification of a number of potential strategic issues.

Teaching methods
This is a project written on the participant’s own organization supported by academic counselling available to the students
Feedback during the teaching period
Feedback is given to the student together with the grade when written and oral exams have been evaluated.
Student workload
Information meetings and counselling 5 hours
Making the written product + preparation for the presentation 50 hours
Last updated on 30-06-2017