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IB3H6 - Varieties of Decision Making: An Interdisciplinary Approach

  • Module code: IB3H6
  • Module name: Varieties of Decision Making: An Interdisciplinary Approach
  • Department: Warwick Business School
  • Credit: 12, 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module examines and illuminates 'Decision making' through a variety of approaches of different Disciplines. A wide ranging understanding of different types of 'Decision making' will be relevant to all Warwick graduates in your personal and professional lives.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module you should be able to: critically evaluate texts and other material with a comparative understanding of different disciplinary processes in Decision making; recognise the different disciplinary uses of evidence and data in making decisions; understand the various manifestations of Decision making in texts, cases and other materials; analyse and reflect on your own and others' creative and analytical processes when making decisions; develop collaborative skills (across disciplines) of listening to others' analyses and solutions, giving and receiving feedback, and achieving resolution; reflect on and contrast different disciplinary models of pedagogy and study of decision making; synthesise ideas from a range of different disciplinary perspectives of decision making.

Timetabled teaching activities

9 x 2 hour combined lecture and seminar sessions; 1 x 2 hour preparation tutorial

Departmental link

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

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: IB3H6-12)
A (Assessed work only) 2000 word essay 50%
  Reflective journal 50%
15 CATS (Module code: IB3H6-15)
A (Assessed work only) 2500 word essay 60%
  Reflective journal 40%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Undergraduate Physics and Business Studies (F3N1) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Physics and Business Studies (with Intercalated Year) (F3ND) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Chemistry and Business Studies (FN11) - Year 3
  • Chemistry and Business Studies(with Intercalated Year) (FN12) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Business Studies (with Intercalated Year) (G1N2) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Computer and Management Sciences (with Intercalated Year) (G5NA) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Computer and Business Studies (with Intercalated Year) (GN5A) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (MN32) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (4+1) (MN36) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (4+1) (MN36) - Year 5
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (Qualifying Degree) with Intercalated Year (MN37) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (Qualifying Degree) with Intercalated Year (MN37) - Year 5