MANAGEMT 7133BOL - Research Project Part B

Online - Online Teaching 6 - 2022

The purpose of the final research project is to take the learning out of the classroom and into the workplace and/or wider world through a research project using supervisor-based learning and the knowledge acquired in the Research for Managers course. Students are able to work in teams (from two to three students) or one-on-one with supervisors. The research project will involve conducting research, carrying out analysis, preparing a report, and making a final presentation. The student/s would submit a proposal at the end of the Research for Managers for approval, and so that a supervisor can be assigned.

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code MANAGEMT 7133BOL
    Course Research Project Part B
    Coordinating Unit Adelaide Business School
    Term Online Teaching 6
    Level Postgraduate Coursework
    Location/s Online
    Units 6
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange N
    Restrictions Available to MBAOL, GDBAO, GCBAO, MBAHM, MBAIT students only
    Course Description The purpose of the final research project is to take the learning out of the classroom and into the workplace and/or wider world through a research project using supervisor-based learning and the knowledge acquired in the Research for Managers course. Students are able to work in teams (from two to three students) or one-on-one with supervisors. The research project will involve conducting research, carrying out analysis, preparing a report, and making a final presentation. The student/s would submit a proposal at the end of the Research for Managers for approval, and so that a supervisor can be assigned.
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Dr Colin Sharp

    Course Timetable

    The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.

  • Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcomes
    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
    1. Utilise appropriate and relevant research methodologies for data collection and analysis.
    2. Critically evaluate and analyse data to discern relevant conclusions and recommendations to support decision-making, strategy and/or organisational development.
    3. Integrate a range of leadership and management concepts into your final analysis that ties together organisational functions and strategies.
    4. Communicate your research to specialist and non-specialist audiences with clarity that can engage with both internal and external stakeholders.
    5. Evaluate your personal learning journey through the MBA and identify areas of growth and change in your management and leadership.
    University Graduate Attributes

    This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:

    University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s)

    Attribute 1: Deep discipline knowledge and intellectual breadth

    Graduates have comprehensive knowledge and understanding of their subject area, the ability to engage with different traditions of thought, and the ability to apply their knowledge in practice including in multi-disciplinary or multi-professional contexts.

    3,4,5

    Attribute 2: Creative and critical thinking, and problem solving

    Graduates are effective problems-solvers, able to apply critical, creative and evidence-based thinking to conceive innovative responses to future challenges.

    3

    Attribute 3: Teamwork and communication skills

    Graduates convey ideas and information effectively to a range of audiences for a variety of purposes and contribute in a positive and collaborative manner to achieving common goals.

    4

    Attribute 4: Professionalism and leadership readiness

    Graduates engage in professional behaviour and have the potential to be entrepreneurial and take leadership roles in their chosen occupations or careers and communities.

    3

    Attribute 7: Digital capabilities

    Graduates are well prepared for living, learning and working in a digital society.

    4,5

    Attribute 8: Self-awareness and emotional intelligence

    Graduates are self-aware and reflective; they are flexible and resilient and have the capacity to accept and give constructive feedback; they act with integrity and take responsibility for their actions.

    5
  • Learning Resources
    Required Resources
    As a course centred on students’ individual research projects, less emphasis is placed on a large amount of weekly coursework or assigned readings. Recommended and optional additional readings are provided in some weeks, while other weeks’ content is focussed entirely on student project-work. Refer to each module within MyUni, and the Course Readings tab, for any recommended and optional readings for each week.
    Online Learning
    The course is delivered over a 6 week period.

    Planning of your time will be critical to immerse in the readings, activities, and discussions which provide the breadth and depth of knowledge to support your learning and completion of your assessments.
  • Learning & Teaching Activities
    Learning & Teaching Modes

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    Workload

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    Learning Activities Summary

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  • Assessment

    The University's policy on Assessment for Coursework Programs is based on the following four principles:

    1. Assessment must encourage and reinforce learning.
    2. Assessment must enable robust and fair judgements about student performance.
    3. Assessment practices must be fair and equitable to students and give them the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned.
    4. Assessment must maintain academic standards.

    Assessment Summary

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    Assessment Detail

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    Submission

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    Course Grading

    Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:

    M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme)
    Grade Mark Description
    FNS   Fail No Submission
    F 1-49 Fail
    P 50-64 Pass
    C 65-74 Credit
    D 75-84 Distinction
    HD 85-100 High Distinction
    CN   Continuing
    NFE   No Formal Examination
    RP   Result Pending

    Further details of the grades/results can be obtained from Examinations.

    Grade Descriptors are available which provide a general guide to the standard of work that is expected at each grade level. More information at Assessment for Coursework Programs.

    Final results for this course will be made available through Access Adelaide.

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    SELTs are an important source of information to inform individual teaching practice, decisions about teaching duties, and course and program curriculum design. They enable the University to assess how effectively its learning environments and teaching practices facilitate student engagement and learning outcomes. Under the current SELT Policy (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies/101/) course SELTs are mandated and must be conducted at the conclusion of each term/semester/trimester for every course offering. Feedback on issues raised through course SELT surveys is made available to enrolled students through various resources (e.g. MyUni). In addition aggregated course SELT data is available.

  • Student Support

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