Courses Bachelor Display 2023-2024

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Course title Creative Problem-Solving and Communication Skills for Emerging Markets
Course code EBS2067
ECTS credits 4,0
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 4-9-2023 20-10-2023 C
Level Intermediate
Coordinator Barbara Belfi, Raymond Montizaan
For more information: b.belfi@maastrichtuniversity.nl; r.montizaan@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Both during their studies and later in their careers, students will have to work in teams with people from a wide variety of backgrounds. The goal of this skills course is for students to learn how their personal and team characteristics, as well as environmental factors, can promote of inhibit effective communication and creativity in teams. The students will also learn to apply different methods and thinking skills that foster creative problem-solving in settings characterized by complexity, diversity and uncertainty.
Description
In this course, students will be asked to solve one or several real-world problem(s) of a company or (non-)government organization in creative and innovative ways. The course will use experiential exercises, in-class discussions, presentations and reflection on the students’ experiences. Specific attention will be paid to issues of communication and creativity in teams in emerging markets. As this course is develop specifically for the specialisation Emerging Markets, special attention will be given to issues relevant for emerging markets such as awareness of the impact of historical relations and cultural differences.
Literature
To be announced.
Prerequisites
This course is in transition.

The following rule applies to students from the following programmes, who started the programme prior to academic year 2023/24.
Bachelor Economics and Business Economics - Emerging Markets
Bachelor International Business - Emerging Markets

TRANSITIONAL REGULATION (EBS2067):
Students who started the BSc EBE specialisation EM in or prior to September 2022, who did not successfully complete EBS2067 or EBS2076 before September 2023 will have to repeat Creative Problem-Solving and Communication Skills for Emerging Markets (EBS2067) or Global Citizenship (EBS2076) or replace with Global Citizenship for Emerging Markets (EBS2077)

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Education deadline: July 15, 2023
Exam deadline: October 1, 2023
Resit deadline: November 26, 2023

See the Transitional Regulations section in the Bachelor Education and Examination Regulations for more information.

PREREQUISITES:
This skills training is only open for students of the specialisation Emerging Markets. Two years of coursework in this specialisation is required.
Keywords
Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) Final Paper / Attendance / Participation / Presentation
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Transitional Regulations See prerequisites