|Undergraduate > LABU2051|
Business Case Analyses I
Fall 2014 (2 credits)
Co-ordinators: Nora HUSSIN
The LABU 2051 course is part of a two-semester graded course worth a total of 4 credits, offered in Fall, in conjunction with LABU 2052 in Spring. The Fall semester is worth 2 credits.The course aims to help students achieve goals and learning outcomes in 4 sets of skills based on the desired visionof HKUST graduate attributes. The sets of skills are: application of theories, principles and real-world knowledge; case analysis; communication and language; and teamwork and leadership. These skills are transferable and applicable to the students’ current and future School of Business courses.The course is structured on analyzing 3 business cases: ISOM, ACCT and MGMT, and is structured around 7 stages and numerous sessions. The cases serve as a vehicle for students to sharpen their communication and language skills.To assist students in achieving the goals and learning outcomes, and also demonstrate that they have achieved them, they will be assigned practice tasks and case assignments, completed either individually or in groups.
|Objectives (Shared Vision & Goals) and Content (Structure)
To assist students to manage their own learning to achieve learning outcomes based on desired graduate attributes, in 4 sets of skills, applicable to their current and future business courses by analyzing business cases.
The desired graduate attributes are:
To attain the vision, students should achieve goals in 4 sets of skills:
and the skills are in:
The integration of IT is also a skill included.
Cases, Stages & Sessions
To help students achieve the goals, the course is structured around 3 cases (ISOM, ACCT and MGMT). In each case, students will go through 7 stages spread over numerous sessions:
Each session delineates the learning outcomes students need to achieve and the assessment. The learning outcomes are progressive in terms of level of difficulty. What will be introduced in LABU 2051 will be stepping stones for the skills to be developed in LABU 2052. Within each stage and session, students will complete specific tasks which will help them achieve the learning outcomes.
The course has 42 contact teaching hours per semester and lessons are conducted 3 hours per week in two 1.5 hour lessons.
Teaching and Learning
LABU 2051 students, LABU teachers, SBM teachers, HKUST librarians, CELT, and the community play an important role in the teaching and learning process.
LABU Teachers’ Role
SBM Teachers’ Role
The LABU 2051 Student Community’s Role
The External Community’s Role
Intended Learning Outcomes