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Module Title LC Widening Accounting Horizons B
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 08 33977
Module Lead Rob Fleming
Level Certificate Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 2
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-22 hours
Practical Classes and workshops-6 hours
Guided independent study-72 hours
Total: 100 hours
Description This is a 10 credit module that will focus on introducing subjects linked to accounting.

Business knowledge will be introduced that will enable students to transfer to the business management programme if desired at the end of year one.

Students with English as a first language will complete this module and students with English as a second language will be expected to complete Business Communications.

This module will to provide a broad overview of organisational behaviour. The topic will be examined through a look at key concepts, their applications and limitations.

Personal skills such as becoming a responsible individual within an organisation, looking at resilience, diversity and volunteering will be included and will be taught in collaboration with the team from Responsible Business.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Identify and assess responsible business practices and ways to enhance them at an individual level within organisations;
  • Applying analytical techniques within a business setting;
  • Discuss core marketing concepts and principles.
Assessment 33977-01 : 1,500 word Essay : Coursework (60%)
33977-02 : 1 hour Exam : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (40%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment:
Case study and data analysis on a responsible business issue (60%) – 1,500 words;
Exam 1 hour (40%).
Exam 2 hour (100%)
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