GRA 2264 BI Flex Internship for MSc in Business

GRA 2264 BI Flex Internship for MSc in Business

Course code: 
GRA 2264
Department: 
Accounting, Auditing and Business Analytics
Credits: 
6
Program of study: 
Master of Science in Business
Course coordinator: 
Marianne Jahre
Product category: 
Master
Portfolio: 
MSc in Business - Elective course
Semester: 
2019 Autumn
Active status: 
Active
Teaching language: 
English
Course type: 
One semester
Introduction

The BI Flex internship is an opportunity to work abroad over a suitable period. The intern is responsible for finding the internship, where he/she would work at a specific company, university or organisation, based on the student’s own interests. This internship can be full-time (minimum 4 weeks) or part-time (minimum 150 hours), and it can be combined with exchange or summer school.

The internship will give you valuable insights in real-world challenges from an international perspective, and should help you in setting your academic learning in perspective. The internship must be approved in advance by BI (via Experiential learning, BI Internship).

Learning outcomes - Knowledge
  • Knowledge of key practical dilemmas of the everyday work in the company, university or organisation
  • Knowledge of the formal management systems in the company, university or organisation
  • Knowledge of the day-to-day challenges involved in time management, efficiency and customer service
Learning outcomes - Skills
  • Ability to define and execute tasks under conditions of uncertainty and change, particularly regarding international contexts.
  • Ability to support suggestions for practical solutions with academically sound analysis.
  • Ability to collaborate and to work in teams
General Competence
  • Learn to not taking anything at face value and to deferring judgement
  • Understanding of the complexities of the market forces that drive business
  • Openness to ideas from a variety of perspectives
  • Gain insight into the realities of working in an international environment
Course content

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Teaching and learning activities

The BI Flex internship can be full-time (minimum 4 weeks) or part-time (minimum 150 hours), and it can be combined with exchange. A completed and approved internship will give 6 ECTS credits.

Students must attend work as agreed upon with the company, university or organisation with whom they obtain an internship placement.  In order for the BI Flex internship to be included in the student's diploma, approval must be sought in advance from BI (via Experiential learning, BI Internship).

The internship work can be paid or unpaid.

Software tools
No specified computer-based tools are required.
Qualifications

All courses in the Masters programme will assume that students have fulfilled the admission requirements for the programme. In addition, courses in second, third and/or fourth semester can have specific prerequisites and will assume that students have followed normal study progression. For double degree and exchange students, please note that equivalent courses are accepted.

Exam categoryWeightInvigilationDurationGroupingComment exam
Exam category:
Submission
Form of assessment:
Written submission
Exam code:
GRA22641
Grading scale:
Pass/fail
Grading rules:
Internal and external examiner
Resit:
Examination when next scheduled course
100No1 Semester(s)Individual A report describing the work, students’ own reflection and the evaluation from the company/organisation or university.

6 ECTS credits are awarded.

Exams:
Exam category:Submission
Form of assessment:Written submission
Weight:100
Invigilation:No
Grouping (size):Individual
Duration:1 Semester(s)
Comment:A report describing the work, students’ own reflection and the evaluation from the company/organisation or university.

6 ECTS credits are awarded.

Exam code:GRA22641
Grading scale:Pass/fail
Resit:Examination when next scheduled course
Type of Assessment: 
Ordinary examination
Total weight: 
100