10 credits at level HE5
To provide a holistic approach to the industrial enterprise as a system.
To develop an wareness of the influences of technology on industry, including environmental aspects.
Marketing and Sales Operations
The Global Market
Lectures and tutorials will be used to deveop knowledge and facts. Cast studies will be used to allow the student to develop analytical skills.
Lectures 15 hours
Tutorials 9 hours
Assignment Prep 30 hours
Reading 46 hours
Total 100 hours
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Understand the nature of the business environment and the principles which help it to function efficiently.||Demonstrate knowledge of the internal and external working of a business|
|2.||Explain the effects of different inputs and outputs on the internal industrial systems||Compare the effects of different inputs on the internal environment|
|3.||Understand the effects of internal and external influences on business||Demonstrate the effects of influences on business|
|4.||Communications via a written report||Construct a report on industrial business issues|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||Essay/report on the business influences of an organisation|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
and/or be taking the following corequisite modules:
No restrictions apply.
Lansgan M, Engineers in Business (1992)
Handy C, Understanding Organisations (1993)
Payne et al, Management for Engineers (1995), Wiley
Peters T, Thriving on Chaos (1989)
Websites : The Economist
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