MNC 695: Practicum

Synonym:

84366 (for web registration)

Section:

B

Faculty:

Pauline Chandler

Credits:

3

Seats:

9

Semester:

Summer 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Tue 5/22 (12:00PM-6:59PM)
Tue 7/10 - 7/17 (12:00PM-6:59PM)
Tue 7/24 (8:30AM-5:29PM)
Tue 6/5 (7:00AM-6:59PM)

Description:

Required of and restricted to Fall 2011 Accelerated MBA students. The practicum is a facilitated, independent project. Students identify a focus, conduct research, identify a project and implement project management tools to create and meet the goals of the project. Activities include: brainstorming possible learning goals, conducting a review of the relevant literature, creating a reference list, specifying goals and expectations for a project, and preparing a strategic plan for the implementation of the project. Students complete this course by implementing their strategic plan and conducting the project or activity. In the weekend program practicum is a two semester course with Practicum Strategy & Research in the Fall II semester and Practicum Implementation in the Spring II semester. In the accelerated program practicum is a 6-week course that combines research, strategy and implementation.