Programme/Approved Electives for 2020/21
Available as a Free Standing Elective
Successful completion of MAN-10018
Through a critical and reflective approach, this module seeks to strengthen student knowledge of business and management in contemporary organizations. Students will be required to explore key texts, theories and ideas, in relation to their own experiences as students, employees and consumers. In particular, the module aims to facilitate understanding of the application of theory to organizational practice.
Talis Aspire Reading ListAny reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.http://lists.lib.keele.ac.uk/modules/man-30047/lists
This module seeks to strengthen student knowledge of business, management and organizations. It emphasises a critical and reflective approach in the consideration of contemporary issues. Students will have to draw on and reflect upon their own experiences of organizations and share them with peers during group discussions.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Identify and critically analyse contemporary issues in organisational theory and practice: 1Reflect upon and assess their own experience of work and organisations: 1Critically analyse complex issues drawn from current research in business and management: 1Apply knowledge of business, management and organization theory to explicate aspects of experiences of contemporary organisations: 1
11 hours lectures11 hours tutorials24 hours tutorial preparation 52 hours portfolio assessment preparation 52 hours private study
1: Reflective Analysis weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
3,000 word reflective portfolioIndividual portfolio comprised of 3 x 1,000 word sections, answering set reflective questions in relation to theory, literature and experiences. Students will be able to choose 3 topics from the module to include within their portfolio.