Examination based on pre-prepared notes (three hours)
Assessment weighted at 100% assessing all module learning outcomes.
a) Choose an organization or industry-sector based in or operating in a country or countries with which you are familiar. *
b) Consider all the topics covered in the module pack and prepare notes on how these topics relate to your chosen organization and/or industry-sector.
c) In each case consider how the various factors have impacted on or could impact on your chosen organization and/or industry-sector.
d) Consider in greater depth one of the following themes:
a) Increased international financial integration
b) Competitive environment
e) Prepare notes in English on all of the above comprising no more than 10 sheets (therefore 20 sides – double-sided) of A4 white paper with handwritten (or typed in font size 8) notes. Your notes should include a clearly identified summary of your chosen organization or industry sector. (No more than 500 words) You will be able to take these notes into the examination room and they must be handed in with your examination paper.
*In the case of a large organisation or industry-sector it is permissible to confine your answers to part of the organisation or industry-sector.
You will be asked a series of questions based on your studies of the module pack and factors in the broad external environment as applied to your chosen organization or industry.
You are allowed to take into the examination your own notes (see details above), the module pack, a textbook of your choice and a paper translation dictionary.
You should refer to your notes, the module pack and the main text but you should not merely copy them as you will be expected to apply and expand upon them in relation to the questions asked. Your answers should be as clear, as applied and as up-to-date as possible. (Sample paper and marking