Critical appreciation of techniques for analysing complex business issues and techniques for structuring solutions to complex issues.
Critically analyse and research complex business problems, Select and successfully apply a range of appropriate techniques to identify issues and develop integrated solutions, Self-reflect on your progress with the project and lessons learnt for future development.
You will produce a reflective account that critically evaluates your capabilities at managing the process of producing the Project and reflects upon your development during the MBA and future needs as a practitioner based on your learning during the Project.
You are free to use your creativity and imagination in this regard. However, below are some guidelines for reflection on your MBA ‘journey’.
This is an opportunity to think back on your learning experience and self-evaluate in terms of strengths and weaknesses. There is no prescription of format or content, but the following might help.
Ask questions such as:
•What have I learnt?
•What could I do to improve and how?
Learning theory can be helpful in providing a framework of analysis.
Consider, for example, Kolb’s Learning Cycle – experiential learning theory, 1984 and Rolfe et al’s Reflective Cycle, 2001 – What? So, what? Now what? Having undertaken the reflection/self-evaluation think about providing a personal development plan which includes realistic goals and time lines and aids the monitoring of progress.
Reflection and self-evaluation are the key – supported by learning theory. Avoid description
In order to pass the Assessment, you will need to:
- Produce an adequate reflective account in which you assess your ability to complete the project and show consideration of personal development and impact on future self.
Reflect rather than describe.Demonstrate how you have developed in producing the research, over the course and what this means for your future ambitions.Make use of one of the reflective models
*** Words count = 2000 words.