Applied Learning Experience (MSB405)
The applied learning experience relies extensively on work-integrated learning in which students interact with collaborating firms. To prepare for employment, students also gain knowledge of business culture and practical skills such as oral presentations and soft skills.
Offered next time: spring 2025
Course description for study year 2023-2024. Please note that changes may occur.
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The applied learning experience relies extensively on work-integrated learning in which students interact with collaborating firms. Work-integrated learning implies that students use analytical tools and concepts from various business fields to solve specific business challenges. To prepare themselves for employment, the students will be trained in practical skills, such as oral presentations.
Upon completion of the course, students will have knowledge of:
- Fundamental economics, strategy, marketing, and SCM concepts and assumptions
- How theoretical concepts are applied across new and existing energy business models
- Ethical, sustainable, and socially responsible considerations pertaining to energy business models
After completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Explain fundamental business concepts and assumptions
- Use theoretical concepts to solve business cases in collaboration with others
- Prepare reports and make presentations
Required prerequisite knowledge
Written assignments and oral exam
|Form of assessment||Weight||Duration||Marks||Aid|
|Written assignments||1/2||1 Semesters||Letter grades|
|Oral exam||1/2||Letter grades|
Written assignments and oral exam will constitute the final grade.
Course coordinator:Kenneth Henning Wathne
Course teacher:Torfinn Harding
Placement coordinator:Egil Clement Svela
Course teacher:Gorm Kipperberg
Study Program Director:Yuko Onozaka
Method of work
Lectures and company visits. Can be compressed into 1-2 months to accommodate participating students from abroad.
|Applied Learning Experience (MØA405_1)||10|
Students who wish to participate in the course should register on Studentweb. Students must also submit a letter of motivation to the UiS Business School. The letter should explain, in one paragraph, why the student wishes to participate in the applied learning experience. In the event of high demand (the course has maximum of 15 places, applicants will be prioritized based on their letter of motivation and grade point average (GPA).