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2019/2020  MA-MMBAO3020U  Term Project 1 in General Management

English Title
Term Project 1 in General Management

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
  • Finance
  • Human resource management
  • Supply chain management and logistics
Teaching methods
  • Face-to-face teaching
Last updated on 28-06-2019

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Learning objectives
  • 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 1 in General Management:
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, structure and pedagogical approach

The first integrated term project is an analysis of the participant’s own organization/company departing from the courses taught in the first term. The analysis is supposed to bridge the perspectives in the courses, and will as such have the organization/company 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.

Description of the 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 + preparing for the presentation 50 hours
Last updated on 28-06-2019