BTH 2532 Bachelor Thesis - Project Management
In combination with the course BST 2531 Project Management, 15 credits, the bachelor thesis represents a specialization in the field of 30 credits. On the final diploma for students on the Bachelor Programme in Marketing and the Bachelor Programme in Business Administration with this combination there will be a note stating that this is a project management specialization.
The thesis is a comprehensive independent study where students will demonstrate that they work on a project- related issue and take complete responsibility for resolving this in a good way.
The thesis is a mandatory part of the programme. The thesis is written in groups of two to three students who collaborate on the project.
Have knowledge about project concepts, processes, methods and models.
Have knowledge so that one can discuss, analyze, evaluate, criticize and conclude the empirical study of the bachelors thesis. Have knowledge to be able to connect theory and empirical data to conduct a discussion and make recommendations for the studied project.
- Be able use adapted methods, models and tools for the analysis and interpretation of projects.
- Be able to formulate the problem, collect data, analyze data and present the data in the bachelors thesis.
- Learn how to work in groups, to collaborate, to communicate, etc.
- Be able to consider different perspectives and viewpoints, compare and draw conclusions.
- Be able to show critical reflection, creativity and independence.
- In group participation show commitment, respect for other group members, take responsibility and show behavior consistent with norms, values ··and rules.
Students are responsible for finding a topic or problem area that is suitable for their thesis within the framework of the relevant field of study or specialization.
Students are expected to take a personal responsibility for the work on the bachelor’s thesis. Before each supervision session and seminar it is expected that the students will work to develop a basis for the discussions and the guidance.
Students must fill out a registration form where the theme to be studied is stated. Students are then assigned to a supervisor. The course is conducted during one semester and includes seminars and supervision. Guidelines for writing Bachelor thesis are to be found on the student portal @BI.
The course includes four seminars. For each seminar, students normally prepare and present, and/or deliver material in advance.
Each student group is offered up to 3 hours of individual supervision. Seminar teaching is mandatory. Students who have not participated in the seminars and/or have not submitted documentation must expect to be invited to an oral hearing.
Students are offered training/guidance in the application of a statistical programme.
Two years of college education in economics and business administration, marketing or equivalent is required for taking the course.
Successful completion of BST 2531 Project Management or equivalent.
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Other in classroom
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Group work / Assignments
A course of 1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours. Therefore a course of 15 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of at least 400 hours.