PROJECTS 102

SHE Level 1
SCQF Credit Points 15.00
ECTS Credit Points 7.50
Module Code M1N025782
Module Leader Yetunde Odunsi
School Glasgow School for Business and Society
Subject GSBS - School Office
Trimesters
  • B (January start)
  • A (September start)
  • C (May start)

Summary of Content

The Projects course aims to equip students with the right skills to manage complex problems effectively and approach problem solving in a structured manner. Students will be exposed to real world problems by working on unique projects and case studies with clients in different industries, with a particular focus on Africa. In doing so, they will learn how to work in teams, incorporate feedback, and break down complex problems into manageable structured tasks. In this module, students will engage with marketing concepts and internal business processes.

Syllabus

Unit 3: Marketing Developing and defending recommendations Feasibility analysis Unit 4: Business process management

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:1). Engage with marketing concepts2). Use data and information to develop and defend project recommendations3). Conduct a feasibility analysis4). Develop a logical, structured business process

Teaching / Learning Strategy

This module will allow students to apply foundational project principles to marketing and business process projects. A blended learning approach will be used to engage students in the module content. Students will be introduced to concepts and strengthen their knowledge of these concepts through facilitated classroom sessions. Students will engage in individual self-work content, published on the online learning environment. Students will further deepen their understanding of the module through peer learning. Students will receive further support during weekly Office Hours sessions with facilitators.

Indicative Reading

N/A

Transferrable Skills

Meta Skill: Critical thinking Core Skills: Authentic inquiry, Research, Synthesis, Structuring, Analysis, Argument and judgment Meta Skill: Leading self Core Skills: Self-management Meta Skill: Managing complex tasks Core Skills: Defining the problem Meta Skill: Communicating for impact Core Skills: Organising for effective communication, Storytelling and presentation

Module Structure

Activity Total Hours
Independent Learning (FT) 90.00
Seminars (FT) 15.00
Lectures (FT) 15.00
Assessment (FT) 30.00

Assessment Methods

Component Duration Weighting Threshold Description
Course Work 02 n/a 20.00 n/a Unit 3 final assignment - Marketing Project
Course Work 03 n/a 15.00 n/a Unit 4 weekly assignments
Course Work 04 n/a 40.00 n/a Unit 4 - final assignment - Business Process Project
Course Work 01 n/a 25.00 n/a Unit 3 weekly assignments