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Mentor's Seminar "Finance, Corporations and Sustainability"

2022/2023
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
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Кредиты
Статус:
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
1-й курс, 1-4 модуль

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Course Syllabus

Abstract

The seminar is intended for students enrolled in the track “ Finance, Corporations and Sustainability”. The aim of this seminar is to support students in building their individual learning trajectories and defining individual educational outcomes. In particular, the academic mentor provides students with recommendations regarding the selection of elective courses within their Major and Magolego courses from the university-wide pool.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • To help students to gain necessary background in Finance
  • To help students to choose the individual learning path that matches to their future career development
  • To help students to create their research projects in the broad area of Finance
  • To impose the sustainable development component in students' research activities
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Able to present results of analytical and research activity
  • To take ethical approach to work in international and multicultural teams
  • Able to talk about basic theoretical concepts of Sustainable development.
  • Students can choose and formulate appropriate directions of their research, evaluate their practical value and theoretical contribution
  • Students choose appropriate methods of research in Finance
  • Students can plan their research projects
  • Add to implement sustainable development principles in research projects
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Finance as a professional activity and the area of research
  • Research Methodology in Finance
  • Sustainable development goals and their implementation in Finance
  • Soft skills for financiers
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Individual assignment 1
    Individual assignment with following discussion in class
  • non-blocking Individual assignment 2
    Presentation of research design
  • non-blocking Group work
    Group work on implementation of SDG in financial research
  • non-blocking Group work 2
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2022/2023 4th module
    0.15 * Individual assignment 2 + 0.25 * Group work + 0.15 * Group work 2 + 0.45 * Individual assignment 1
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Business research methods, Cooper, D., 2006
  • The mindful international manager : how to work effectively across cultures, Comfort, J., 2011
  • Your research project, Walliman, N., 2005

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Corporate social responsibility : the role of business in sustainable development, Williams, O. F., 2014
  • Research in finance, , 2004