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IB3A2 - Critical Issues in Law and Management

  • Module code: IB3A2
  • Module name: Critical Issues in Law and Management
  • Department: Warwick Business School
  • Credit: 24, 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The main objectives of the module are to enable the you to: see the bigger, wider business and legal perspectives, and be able to integrate these with the detail of law and management today and tomorrow; learn how to work in team-based settings bringing diverse skills to the study and analysis of complex or unstructured real-world problems; learn thereby how to develop a constructive yet critical understanding of law and management issues, both local and global; learn and develop research methods and techniques.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module you should be able to: critically discuss a selection of important issues in law and management; demonstrate advanced skills in analysing unstructured problems and case studies; demonstrate your skills in critical thinking in individual and class settings; confront and evaluate competing and conflicting interests and recognize some of the fundamental ethical dilemmas in the law/business environment; demonstrate advanced research, presentation and class working skills.

Timetabled teaching activities

The teaching sessions are either a class discussion of a case study with prepared presentations from syndicate groups to illustrate 'Critical Issues' identified; or individual briefings (also prepared) of 'book' reviews for group discussion.

Departmental link

http://www.wbs.ac.uk/students/undergraduate/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
24 CATS (Module code: IB3A2-24)
A1 (Assessed work only) Reflective Piece (1) 15%
  Long Essay (3000 words) 40%
  Critical Review 20%
  Syndicate Presentation 20%
  Attendance Portfolio 5%
30 CATS (Module code: IB3A2-30)
A (Assessed work only) Reflective Piece (1) 15%
  Long Essay (3000 words) 30%
  Critical Review (1500 words) 15%
  Syndicate Presentation 15%
  Attendance Portfolio 5%
  Syndicate Workshop 20%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (MN31) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (MN32) - Year 2
  • Law and Business Four Year (Qualifying Degree) (MN34) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (3+1) (MN35) - Year 2
Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (4+1) (MN36) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (Qualifying Degree) with Intercalated Year (MN37) - Year 4
Optional

N/A