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IB97M - Dissertation

  • Module code: IB97M
  • Module name: Dissertation
  • Department: Warwick Business School
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The dissertation is designed to provide a broad range of opportunities for demonstrating and practising the management models and frameworks learned on the diploma. The dissertation should make or be capable of making a significant contribution to the student's organisation. The dissertation encourages innovation, initiative and the use of new skills and knowledge from the diploma. The student will be expected to mobilise resources in key areas such as planning, financial management, business development, project and people management, teamwork, corporate strategy and ICT.

Principal learning outcomes

Subject Knowledge and Understanding: Synthesize theory and practice in relation to public leadership and governance; Critically evaluate concepts and hypotheses relating to management in their own organisation. Key Skills: Have developed skills of critical reflexivity Individual tutorials Direct comparison with student’s own experiences. Cognitive Skills: Confidently handle and direct resources to enhance management and leadership in his/her area of responsibility. Subject-Specific/Professional Skills: Demonstrate evidence of application of learning from the diploma to solve practical problems in their work; Deliver a dissertation which makes or is capable of making a significant contribution to the development of the organisation.

Timetabled teaching activities

Total contact hours: 10.5 hours. Lectures per week: 3 x 1 œ hour lectures. Seminars per week: 1 x 1 œ hour group cast study. Tutorials per week: 3 x 1 œ hour tutor-led workshops. Module duration (weeks, if applicable): Carried out over the duration of the 2nd year. Other (please describe):e.g. distance-learning, intensive weekend teaching: 65 hours guided reading; 155 hours assignment preparation and completion; 70 hours work- based application/reflection.

Departmental link

https://my.wbs.ac.uk

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: IB97M-30)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Police Leadership and Management (N1Y2) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Police Leadership and Management (N1Y2) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Police Leadership and Management (N1Y2) - Year 4
Optional Core

N/A

Optional

N/A