Business Studies Essay Assignment on Islamic Bank

Business Excellence

Module code: 101BUE407

 Assessment Strategy

The assessment strategy for ‘Business Excellencehas two key components: The ‘on-going assessment tasks’ (LLB 20%, Participation 20%, individual project 20%) which account for 60% of your final mark and the ‘individual project’ which accounts for 40% of your final mark (please see the Course Syllabus for further details). As can be seen from the Course Syllabus, the ongoing assessment is composed of five different tasks as follows:

Learner log book (Week 4): The element of the assessment of this course accounts for 20% of your final mark. You are required to read the given article and provide your feedback/comments according to the LLB template. The word limit for LLB is 1000 words. You should submit your LLB in Week 4 via VLE.
Class participation: This element of the course assessment accounts for 20% of your final mark. You are required to attend all sessions as outlined in the course syllabus and actively participate in class discussions and submit your weekly/bi-weekly assignments/discussion Forums etc. in a timely manner. All contributions will be recorded, comments will be given, and your final mark will be adjusted accordingly.
Individual Project 1 (week 12):
  • This is an essay type coursework which accounts for 20% of your final mark and it covers material presented during the course. You therefore need to read the related chapters from the recommended textbook and study all teaching and discussion material for each week. It will take place during week 12. It will be an essay type question which is closely linked to the course learning outcomes. The word limit for this assignment is 1000 words. So your report should not exceed a maximum of 1000 words (inclusive of any references). Please remember to submit your report online as a single word document/file on the course VLE by the deadline. Late submission will not be accepted. In writing your answer to the essay type question you are required to use the language of the course, utilize related theories and apply them to the subject of the assignment. Please make sure to have your draft response proofread.

 

Individual project 2 (week 16)
  • This is the final element of your course assessment and accounts for 40% of your final mark. The final assessment includes a 15-minute presentation (15%) as well as individual written report (25%).
  • Each of you need to choose a company in UAE which undertakes the BE model. You are required to share it with your peers in the class. Your presentation may be done before week 15. You need to notify me 2 weeks before in this regard.
  • On the other hand, the project (1500 words) should be submitted in week 15.

 

The structure of your report should be as follows: (project 1)

  • Cover page (logo of the university, title, and code of the course, title of your report, your name, student number, date of submission, word count)
  • Content page
  • Summary  (which provides a brief summary within 100 words to help the reader understand the key points in the project)
  • Introduction (which includes the significance of your topic and problems/situations raised)
  • Analysis and argument (you are required to provide relevant literature or/and examples to support your analysis and argument)
  • Discussion and conclusion
  • Recommendation
  • References

The structure of your report should be as follows: (project 2)

  • Cover page (logo of the university, title and code of the course, title of your report, your name, student number, date of submission, word count)
  • Content page
  • Summary  (which provides a brief summary within 100 words to help the reader understand the key points in the project)
  • Introduction (which includes the significance of your topic and problems/situations raised)
  • Background of the organization (it should be a brief, overall description.)
  • Literature review  (which provides theories linking with the case study)
  • Data collection (e.g. observation, interview, secondary data, etc)
  • Discussion and conclusion (you are expected to reflect on the key findings and more importantly your own learning from the project and provide evidence that you have achieved the learning outcomes of the course)
  • Recommendations (provide some suggestions to the management of the organization to improve the organizational efficiency and effectiveness)
  • References (cite your references both in the main text and in the list of references – in accordance with the Harvard Referencing System).
  • Appendices (any supporting material can be attached with the report)

Remember: to have your draft proofread for any typos/grammatical errors, and to use Font 12, Times New Roman, 1.5 line space and fully justified text. Please do not exceed the suggested word limit