Introduction Science and Business

Faculteit Science and Engineering
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode WMSE001-10
Vaknaam Introduction Science and Business
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
ECTS 10
Rooster rooster.rug.nl

Uitgebreide vaknaam Introduction Science and Business
Leerdoelen At the end of the course, the student is able to:
1. Getting acquainted with business
Students are able to write an independent advise with concepts from business administration, innovation management and Science and Technology studies.

2. Personal development
Students will have the skills to do project work in a group and alone.
They are able to show leadership that fits their personality and the needs of the group.
They have insight in their own strengths and challenges.

3. Bridging fields of knowledge
They are able to understand and to handle and business perspectives.
They are able to create synergy from multiple domains.

4. Applying in social context
They are able to judge their own discipline critically and in context to business and society.
They are able to find a balance between the individual interest and the group interest.
They are able to act as a science adviser in an ethical way.
They know how to implement innovations in a sustainable way.

5. Effective communication
They are able to communicate in an effective way to target groups.
They are able to evaluate their advice so that it is implementable.

6. Over all Science advising
Students will be able to consider their role(s) in science advising critically.
Omschrijving This module will take place in two phases.

1. Theory Science and Business
2. Group project Science and Business

In the first three weeks you will follow an intensive program in which you get acquainted with important business concepts. After that you will train the skills to solve business cases and to write and present a feasible science advise to company owners. Most assignments will be done in groups and teams.

Final grade:
Exam theory after three weeks: 50%
Report after seven weeks: 50%
Personal portfolio: It does need to be a pass in order to receive the final grade
Subgrades need to be 5,5 or higher for a pass

For more information see https://www.rug.nl/research/irees/education/sciencebusinessandpolicy/.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm Hoorcollege (LC), Practisch werk (PRC), Werkcollege (T)
(Self Study (115hrs), LC (45hrs), T (40 hrs), PRC (80hrs); This is a full-time course and all sessions are mandatory.)
Toetsvorm Opdracht (AST), Schriftelijk tentamen (WE), Verslag (R)
(WE (50%), R (50%), AST (Pass/Fail); Personal portfolio (AST) does need to be a pass (= >5,5) in order to receive the final grade. Subgrades need to be 5,5 or higher for a pass)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator drs. S. Grooters
Docent(en) dr. C. Carroll ,prof. dr. G.J.W. Euverink ,drs. S. Grooters , Irma Jager , M.J. van den Nieuwenhof-Schilstra, MSc. ,dr. M. van Rijssel , J. Zevenberg
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Reader Business, and extra literature on Brightspace (this is further reading)
Entreevoorwaarden The course unit assumes prior knowledge acquired from science-bachelor.
Opmerkingen
  • Capacity: Max. 100 students are participating in the course unit.
  • The course unit is compulsory for the SBP track.
  • This is a full-time course and all sessions are mandatory.
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