Business Project

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Business Project

  • Host University

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Location

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Area of Study

    Business, Research

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    COURSE OBJECTIVE
    After successful completion of the course, students:
    1. Are able to design and execute a management consultant research project and develop meaningful interpretations and presentations of their findings;
    2. Have reflected upon themselves with regard to taking responsibility for their own actions and his/her personal development.

    COURSE CONTENT
    The main objective of the course is to familiarize students with some of the most significant challenges pertaining to conducting a management consultancy project. The course encourages an even-handed appreciation of various theoretical perspectives addressing tensions and opportunities inherently connected to business administration, and empirically investigating an applied research question. By design and executing a management consultancy project students will become acquainted with the challenges that researchers face when considering management at large. The purpose of the course is not only to introduce students to some of the most fundamental issues in management consultancy research. To accomplish these teaching goals, it is implied that student are able to communicate their views, both verbally and through a written research report. See below for a breakdown of learning objectives.

    TEACHING METHODS
     Lectures and tutorials.

    TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
    Management Consultancy Paper – Team assessment
    Professional reflection – Individual assessment

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    University Minor Business Administration Courses: Foundations of Business Administration, Business Model Innovation, Business Model Assessment, and Business Professionals

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