ACC2009 : Strategic Business Analysis
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Mr Ben Dickson-Green
- Demonstrator: Miss Ninara Mirbabayeva, Ms Nicole El Maalouf
- Lecturer: Mrs Amy Thompson
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To enable students to understand how businesses develop and implement strategic choices.
To understand and analyse business objectives, market position, and internal and external factors affecting strategic choices.
Outline Of Syllabus
Techniques for evaluating the strategic position of a business, including internal and external factors
Scenario analysis, including financial data, to determine strategic choice
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||16||2:00||32:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||60:00||60:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||53:00||53:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||5||1:00||5:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
Jointly Taught With
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
This module aims to introduce students to some key concepts relating to business strategy. Lectures are used to explain the issues, and to introduce theory, concepts and techniques. There is an interactive approach during lectures with some discussion of the material covered and issues raised. Students will have the opportunity to develop their understanding and judge their progress in these sessions. Reading is required to support the module and is essential to developing a rounded view of the material.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Written Examination||180||2||A||100||Unseen exam|
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Assessment Rationale And Relationship
Formative assessment will be used to prepare students for the final examination which needs to be in a particular format to meet accreditation requirements.
Formative work in lectures will be used to prepare students for the final examination which needs to be in a particular format to meet accreditation requirements. This work is not assessed.