Working collaboratively with a business or other organization to develop solutions for specific challenges helps to build a sense of work-readiness in students. Students will critically analyse ‘real-world’ issues and, using principles of problem-based learning (PBL), propose creative solutions. The issues for this course will be sourced from selected industry partners with global business or other interests. The industry partner will engage closely with the student group in order to outline the nature of the issue(s), provide feedback during the early stage of PBL, and evaluate the proposed solutions.
|Faculty||Faculty of Business and Law|
|School||Newcastle Business School|
Not currently offered
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
This course relies on peer-to-peer learning, facilitated by the course co-ordinator, in order to encourage shared learning experiences and accelerate the creative element of problem-based learning (PBL). Working in pairs or groups of three, students will be assigned a unique business issue to collectively analyse, and then propose solutions for the addressing the issue. Addressing the business issue will be an iterative process, with the students in ongoing dialogue with the industry partner, their peers, and the course coordinator to arrive at an optimal final outcome.
The course will include a series of seminars which includes the following topics:
|Contact Hours||Not currently offered|
|Timetable||2018 Course Timetables for GMBA6012|