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MN50739: Problem-based learning in managing internationalisation and elective content

[Page last updated: 15 October 2020]

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: School of Management
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Modular (no specific semester)
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Assessment detail for this unit will be available shortly. (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Description: Aims:
This unit aims to stimulate systematic and independent thought in solving problems relating to strategy and planning, and in making evidence-informed decisions as university managers.

Learning Outcomes:

* Originality in the application of quality assurance management tools to internationalise organisational functions in universities
* Originality in the application of EITHER innovation and entrepreneurial tools OR data analytics outcomes to improving organisational functions in universities OR management tools to enhance leadership and administration of teaching and research (depending on optional/elective unit selected).

Skills:
Students who successfully complete this unit should develop:
* The ability to operate effectively both independently as well as within teams to formulate strategies for assuring quality in the internationalisation of higher education functions
* The ability to operate effectively both independently as well as within teams to formulate EITHER change management approaches for higher education functions OR management approaches to the use of data analytics in specific aspects of HE OR management approaches to enhance teaching and/or research (depending on optional/elective unit selected).
All skills are initially taught/delivered online, and then facilitated through further discussion, problem-based learning and individual work. All skills should also be evident in the final assessed work.

Content:
Typical content covered in the unit includes:
* Problem-based learning: management of internationalisation-related scenarios from different professional services (e.g. international office, academic administration, student services) for participants to work on collaboratively in small groups and discuss solutions with the whole cohort
* Problem-based learning: EITHER innovation and change management OR big data analytics OR management of teaching and/or learning-related scenarios (depending on optional/elective unit selected) from different professional services (e.g. international office, academic administration, student services) for participants to work on collaboratively in small groups and discuss solutions with the whole cohort.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

MN50739 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

School of Management

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