Global Business Assignment
2010/2011 academic year
The Global context of modern business (unit code 5E1140)
Unit co-ordinator Dr. O Kuznetsova
Submission requirements: • deadline (hand-in day): 26 January 2011 (Wednesday) • submission form: o electronic ONLY on-line submission (e-submission, e-receipting) o DO NOT submit coursework (or copies of) directly to your tutor • cover page: title, name, tutor (NOT the Unit Leader or Academic Tutor), word count (TEXT BODY ONLY: appendices and bibliography excluded), academic year • length: 2500 words (+/- 5%) • diagrams, tables, charts, citations, sources, etc., should be referenced • format: double space, Times New Roman font, size 12 • referencing system: Harvard Style; for details see: http://www.library.mmu.ac.uk/endnote_filters/hollings_citation_referencing.html http://www.library.mmu.ac.uk/eresource/bibcit.html (scroll down to section “H”)
Evaluation and feedback: • e-marking • e-feedback (it is expected that additional feedback will be provided following the in-class presentation of the coursework-based reports) • for evaluation report template see Appendix 2 • value of the assignment: 40% • structure and value spread of the mark: o abstract (5%) o introduction (relevance of the topic, preview of findings) (5%) o theoretical background with a reference to the state of the art in the field of the study (20% of the mark) o empirical evidence (qualitative and quantitative data, case studies, etc.) (20%) o interpretation, discussion, conclusions (40%) o bibliography (10 %).
Presentation: • written investigation-based analytical report • INDIVIDUAL submission • oral in-class presentation (individual/in a group) and tutors feedback as a part of tutorial programme – TUTOR’S DISCRETION.
Marking criteria: • see Grade Descriptors document (WebCT/GCMB unit/unit assessment) • grades: o FAIL (): advanced critical