BSc Information Technology Management for Business / Course details
Year of entry: 2023
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Course unit details:
Integrative Team Project 2
|Unit level||Level 2|
|Teaching period(s)||Full year|
|Available as a free choice unit?||No|
|Unit title||Unit code||Requirement type||Description|
|User Experience Design||BMAN24662||Co-Requisite||Compulsory|
|Integrative Team Project 1||BMAN10690||Pre-Requisite||Compulsory|
Co-requisite: All ITMB 2nd year Core Units
The aims of this unit are to apply knowledge and skills gained from requisite units to an organisational issue. In particular, students are expected to draw on knowledge and techniques from the second-year core units of the ITMB programme.
The course unit aims to:
- Enable students to work within a business IT team to deliver a systemic solution that meets the needs of business, people and technology.
- Demonstrate and practice project planning and management over a year-long project.
- Put into practice learning from co-requisite course units.
• To apply, critically, tools and techniques to analyse a business situation.
• To develop and justify recommendations based on appropriate research.
• To work collectively to ensure the delivery of a business-focused output.
• To communicate findings orally and in writing.
2. Investigation techniques.
3. Stakeholder Analysis.
4. Decision making.
5. Communicating solutions.
6. Making a business financial case.
7. Implementing business change.
8. Change management.
9. Strategies for managing change.
10. Leadership styles in managing change.
Teaching and learning methods
Lectures, seminars and showcase
- Analytical skills
- In particular, students will develop their analytical, leadership, and team-building skills, and will cultivate business acumen and the ability to see opportunities within changing business environments which can add value. Students will be tasked to apply a range of capabilities in an integrative manner to deliver quality and value for all project stakeholders.
- Importantly, students will develop their communication skill-set and the ability to communicate with confidence to share their knowledge and deliver insights to technical and managerial audiences.
Individual reflective essay plan (1st semester)
Two team presentations (40% each)
Individual reflective essay (20%)
- Feedback for formative and assessed coursework will be feed-forward.
- Feedback from employers following each showcase.
- Informal advice and discussion during the lectures and seminars.
- Responses to student emails and questions from course coordinator including feedback provided to a group.
- Written and/or verbal comments on assessed or non-assessed coursework.
- Generic feedback posted on Blackboard regarding overall performance.
Managing Change (6th Edition) by Bernard Burnes, 2014, Pearson Publishing
|Scheduled activity hours|
|Independent study hours|
|Arijit De||Unit coordinator|
|Kam Ho Chan||Unit coordinator|
This course was devised in consultation with ITMB students, industry panel and the ITMB working group.
For Academic Year 2023/24
Updated: March 2023
Approved by: March UG Committee