COURSE SYLLABUS

Organization based project in the management area 15 credits

Verksamhetsförlagd projektkurs inom ekonomiområdet
Second cycle, G7001N
Version
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2019 Sp 1 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Syllabus established
by Head of the Department of Business Administration and Social Sciences 19 Feb 2010

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 18 Feb 2019

Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
U G#
Subject
Business Administration
Subject group (SCB)
Business Administration

Entry requirements

A minimum of at least the grade G on 75 % of the courses included in the first three years of the Master Programme in Business and Economics, under the current programme syllabus. Admission to the course also requires that the student and the internship organization establish a, university approved, study plan.


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on 20-285 credits



Course Aim
The aim of the course is to prepare the students for their future carrier as a "civilekonom" by exposing them to work tasks and methods in a work place.

After passing the course the student will be able to:

- be able to demonstrate a high level of understanding for how practical work within the economic area is performed
- be able to establish contact with an organization and make an agreement about work tasks
- be able to apply economic theory for advanced analyzes and problem solving in a real situation
- be able to utilize the education to support choices
- be able to communicate theoretical knowledge to business people and other stakeholders
- evaluate their own knowledge regarding theory and models within the economic area and what additional knowledge that is required
- evaluate what models and theories suitable to use in different situations and determine whether additional alternatives are needed or not
- understand the practical usefulness and limitations of theoretical models

Contents
The course should give the student an understanding for the relevant work tasks performed by a "civilekonom".
The course therefore contain the following
- the student will first establish contact with the organization.
- the student will get to know the organization and their operations.
- after getting to know the organization, the student will participate in the operations with a supervisor
- at the end of the course the student will have developed the ability to perform relevant tasks independently.

Realization
The teaching will be performed by the supervisor at the organization in cooperation with the university supervisor. A prerequisite to pass the course is a minimum presence at the organization of 80 %. The student is required to write a log book and a final report for the university.

The course can only be offered if the student find an approved organization.

Examination
Via an approved study plan the student should demonstrate their ability to
- establish contact with an organization and make an agreement about work tasks
Via a log book and a final report the student should demonstrate the ability to
- be able to demonstrate a high level of understanding for how practical work within the area of business administration or economics is performed
- be able to apply business administration or economic theory for advanced analyzes and problem solving in a real situation
- be able to utilize their education to support choices
- be able to communicate theoretical knowledge to business people and other stakeholders
- evaluate their own knowledge regarding theory and models within the business administration or economic area and the need for additional knowledge
- evaluate what models and theories that are suitable to use in different situations and determine whether additional alternatives are needed or not
- understand the practical usefulness and limitations of theoretical models

Remarks
Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration eduets@ltu.se, not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Examiner
Kent Nilsson

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2010 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
The literature is decided individually and should be approved by the supervisor at the university.

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

Modules
CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Compulsory assignmentsU G#15.00MandatoryA10