BTH 1141 Bachelor Thesis - Business Development Technology

BTH 1141 Bachelor Thesis - Business Development Technology

Course code: 
BTH 1141
Department: 
Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Credits: 
15
Course coordinator: 
Ragnvald Sannes
Product category: 
Bachelor
Portfolio: 
Bachelor Specialisations HSØA
Semester: 
2018 Spring
Active status: 
Active
Teaching language: 
Norwegian
Course type: 
One semester
Introduction

Bachelor's thesis is a major independent project in which students will demonstrate that they can go into a problem and take complete responsibility for resolving this in a good way.
Specialization in Business Development Technology places great emphasis on combining theoretical knowledge with practical skills in using the tools of business development. To support this goal, the bachelor thesis is a practical business-oriented project in which students apply their scholarly knowledge to a specific situation in order to create feasible solutions.

Learning outcomes - Knowledge

Through the specialization course and bachelor thesis project students should acquire:

  • Depth knowledge of key theories and models within their project domain
  • Knowledge of methods and processes for business development projects
  • Knowledge of the application of theories, models and methods to a specific situation
  • Knowledge of the relationship between business issues, alternative solutions and expected consequences of those alternatives.
Learning outcomes - Skills

Students are completing the course and thesis to:

  • Identifying and selecting theories and models that are relevant to their own project
  • Apply theories and models to conduct analyzes in a specific project
  • Apply theories and models as a basis for finding good solutions
  • Applying method and process knowledge in a specific project
  • Writing a report documenting the academic and methodological qualities in their project
Learning Outcome - Reflection
  • Students are completing the course and thesis to:
  • Identifying and selecting theories and models that are relevant to their own project
  • Apply theories and models to conduct analyzes in a specific project
  • Apply theories and models as a basis for finding good solutions
  • Applying method and process knowledge in a specific project
  • Writing a report documenting the academic and methodological qualities in their project
  •  
  • Reflection
  • Be able to consider different perspectives and viewpoints in a project
  • Take responsibility for your own project, group collaboration and relationships with external parties
  • Be a constructive and helpful colleague in dialogue with other groups
Course content

Students choose their own topic and project that fit within the specialization.

Learning process and requirements to students

Students are expected to accept personal responsibility for the progress of their project. Therefore, in supervision and seminars, discussion and guidance will reflect students own preparations.For each seminar, students normally prepare and present, and / or deliver the material in advance. 

The seminars are mandatory. Students who have not participated in the seminars and/or has not submitted documentation must expect to meet in an oral hearing 

Each group is offered up to 3 hours of groupwise supervision. 

During the fall semester students must deliver project descripton for their Bachelor thesis. A supervisor will be assigned and course is conducted over the spring semester and includes seminars and tutorials. See also Guidelines for writing bachelor tasks. Guidelines for writing Bachelor thesis are to be found on the student portal @bi.

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

Two years of college education in economics and business administration, marketing or equivalent is required for taking the course. 

Required prerequisite knowledge

The bachelor's thesis in Business Development Technology requires that you have completed the corresponding course section or equivalent.

Exam categoryWeightInvigilationDurationGroupingComment exam
Exam category:
Submission
Form of assessment:
Written submission
Exam code:
BTH11411
Grading scale:
ECTS
Grading rules:
Internal and external examiner
Resit:
Examination when next scheduled course
100No1 Semester(s)Group/Individual (1 - 3) Bachelor Thesis
Exams:
Exam category:Submission
Form of assessment:Written submission
Weight:100
Invigilation:No
Grouping (size):Group/Individual (1-3)
Duration:1 Semester(s)
Comment: Bachelor Thesis
Exam code:BTH11411
Grading scale:ECTS
Resit:Examination when next scheduled course
Exam organisation: 
Ordinary examination
Total weight: 
100
Student workload
ActivityDurationComment
Teaching on Campus
22 Hour(s)
Participation in seminar
Other in classroom
2 Hour(s)
Library information
Other in classroom
8 Hour(s)
Participation in seminar groups
Group work / Assignments
285 Hour(s)
Working with the thesis
Counselling
3 Hour(s)
Prepare for teaching
80 Hour(s)
Sum workload: 
400

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.