040885 UK International Public Utility Management (BA) (2016W)
The course will be in two blocks (October 2015 and January 2016).
- Registration is open from Mo 12.09.2016 09:00 to Th 22.09.2016 14:00
- Deregistration possible until Fr 14.10.2016 14:00
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
- 1 written term paper (in group): 25%
- 1 Presentation (in group): 15%
- Active participation and attendance: 11%Presentations are done in groups and are assigned in class. All presentation assignments have to follow scientific rules. The slides must be turned in a day before the presentation (via e-mail: doc-file, ppt-file, pdf-file; in class: printed version). Groups will have to prepare a handout for the listeners. The printed version of the slides as well as the handout are parts of the final grade.- Presentations should be done in groups.
- Each group presentation should last up to 30 minutes.
- There should be a short discussion with the auditorium after the presentation.
- The use of the beamer is expected (legible slides).
- The quality of the presentation is part of the final grade.
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