BMGT45260 Business Simulation

Academic Year 2021/2022

This module is is a capstone module which draws on and advances your capabilities in business management focusing in competence areas such as strategy, marekting, operations, finance, and soft skills. It is designed to provide MiM students with the opportunity to engage in decision making in relation to improving overall operational effectiveness. There are four aspects of this module which need to be noted
(i) the preparatory phase during which students complete a set of assigned readings and are assessed on their understanding of them
(ii) the business simulation in which participants compete with each other in teams (teams are assigned and support / feedback is provided at pertinent stages)
(iii) the behavioural observation team work (team roles, leadership skills) as they emerge and
(iv) the translation of the simulation experience into ten steps in real busines practice.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completing this module students will be expected to be able to
1. Identify the factors which influence a firm's / organization overall operational effectiveness
2. Critically assess the usefulness of business theoretical models in strategic management and business practice
3. Organize and manage teams to ensure overall effectiveness
4. Complete a critical review on the learning and business processes included in the business simulation.

Indicative Module Content:

Managing, monitoring ad evaluating organisational performance

Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

24

Specified Learning Activities

40

Autonomous Student Learning

60

Total

124

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: Group Project Coursework (End of Trimester) n/a Graded No

50

Multiple Choice Questionnaire: Individual Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No

20

Attendance: Group simulation and classroom engagement Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No

30


Carry forward of passed components
Yes
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn No
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Feedback will be given in class

Name Role
Professor Frank Wiengarten Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Summer
     
Lecture Offering 51 Week(s) - 43 Fri 09:00 - 13:20
Lecture Offering 51 Week(s) - 43 Mon 09:00 - 17:00
Lecture Offering 51 Week(s) - 43 Thurs 09:00 - 17:00
Lecture Offering 51 Week(s) - 43 Tues 09:00 - 17:00
Lecture Offering 51 Week(s) - 43 Wed 09:00 - 17:00
Lecture Offering 52 Week(s) - 43 Fri 09:00 - 13:20
Lecture Offering 52 Week(s) - 43 Mon 09:00 - 17:00
Lecture Offering 52 Week(s) - 43 Thurs 09:00 - 17:00
Lecture Offering 52 Week(s) - 43 Tues 09:00 - 17:00
Lecture Offering 52 Week(s) - 43 Wed 09:00 - 17:00
Summer
     

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