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Unit description

Provides an opportunity for students to identify a strategic business or industry issue and take an evidence-based approach to investigate and design a suitable response.

Unit content

  1. What is a business project?
  2. Choosing your project topic
  3. What is known about this issue?
  4. Planning your project
  5. Quantitative investigative techniques
  6. Qualitative investigative techniques

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1identify a strategic business issue
2create a literature review
3design a problem-solving strategy

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify a strategic business issue
  2. create a literature review
  3. design a problem-solving strategy

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Saunders, M, Lewis, P, 2017, Doing Research in Business and Management: An essential guide to planning your project, 2nd edn, Pearson Publishing, United Kingdom. ISBN: 9781292133522.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
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Prescribed Texts
  • Saunders, M, Lewis, P, 2017, Doing Research in Business and Management: An essential guide to planning your project, 2nd edn, Pearson Publishing, United Kingdom. ISBN: 9781292133522.
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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Presentation10%
Critical review40%
Presentation50%
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