Bachelor of Business Administration 2014-2015 Peter Teirlinck & Maarten Hulselmans Who is who • Prof. Dr. Tom Van Puyenbroeck, campus dean • Prof. Dr. Peter Teirlinck, BBA and MBA programme director • Maarten Hulselmans, BBA and MBA programme coordinator / Teacher English o email@example.com, 02/210.16.34, T’Serclaes, 5th floor (B-05-25) o office hours 1st sem: Tue 11:00-12:00 + appointment by email Student services Student Administration firstname.lastname@example.org Office: 1st floor, B (T’Serclaes building) Social Services Department Marieke Steurs: email@example.com Els Jacobs: firstname.lastname@example.org 02/609.88.16 Office: A01-04,1st floor (T’Serclaes building) Student services Ombuds Office Marc Ophalvens: email@example.com Erica Mechelmans: firstname.lastname@example.org Maarten Kindt: email@example.com Leen De Wolf: firstname.lastname@example.org 02/609.88.21 Office: A01-03/03, 1st floor (T’ Serclaes building) Study coaches Krista Van Winkel: email@example.com Annelies De Winter: firstname.lastname@example.org 02/210.16.07 Office: A01-07, 1st floor (T’ Serclaes building) Student portal http://feb.kuleuven.be/eng/brussels/Students • Contact hours teaching staff • Course schedules • Education and Exam regulations • Academic calendar • ECTS files • And much more … Campus Brussels 1 Campus – 4 buildings - Hermes classrooms cafeteria - T’Serclaes Library Restaurant Course Material Centre Student Administration International Office - Terranova - Erasmus Course Material Course material centre Ground floor T’ Serclaes building Course material list & opening hours http://feb.kuleuven.be/eng/brussels/Students Digital learning environment See https://toledo.kuleuven.be/ Important dates Important dates • 22/9/2014: 10:00-11:00 - Study and Learning Path Coaches, Student Counselling & STUVO - 2201 • 22/9/2014: 11:00-12:00 - Information session digital learning environment - 2201 • 25/09/2014: 12:30–13:30 - Information session library (entrance library) - 1201 • 02/10/2014: 12:30 – assessment test mathematics (for the students who haven’t taken it) – ‘grote aula’ (1k216) • 27/11/2014: 09:00 – 14:30 Global village XL (Erasmus/Exchange – fair) - 2215 • 30/09/2014: 12:30 – 13:30 Information and registration session insurances (Euromut) - 1201 Library & restaurant Library Located in T’ Serclaes building Restaurant & cafetaria Cafetaria: Hermes building Restaurant: T’Serclaes building Communication & student associations Communication - KU Leuven e-mail - Notice boards online (Toledo) main entrance Hermes building Unofficial: www.facebook.com/FEBBrussels Lunch & workshops Lunch offered by KU Leuven - drinks on table - own drinks to be paid (no cash) - ROOM 1119 Walking tours start at 12:30 Agenda •Programme BA •Evaluation & testing •Outcomes •What’s new? 13 BA: mission statement • Science as foundation, practice as orientation • International orientation + diversity and multiculturality in Brussels • Focus on the student’s learning process • Quality of and innovation in education 14 Science as foundation, practice as orientation Proper contacts with business Cases, exercises, examples Guest lecturers 15 correction via cyclus Plan ideal situation Program outcomes Competence profile bachelor and master Business Administration Competence growth model Learning contents Business orientation Trajectory ‘Entrepreneurial learning’ intermediate (enlarge & going more profound) Study material Forms of evaluation (interactive) Lecture Basic handbook Understanding and reproducing in a simple context Academic bases Businessbased trajectory Research oriented trajectory Research based trajectory Seminar Case study basic (instruct & explore) Learning methods Research projects with practical finality From simple (fragmentary) towards complex (interdisciplinary) practices From conceptual frameworks towards applications From simple towards complex (own) research enhanced (business-) economic expertise Growth in methodological, statistical and information skills advanced Interpretation of research results Methods of economic subdisciplines Critical reflection on (own) research (integrate & specialize) Individual & group work paper Portfolio self reflection plenary discussion Technical literature Apply and analyse International peer-reviewed articles Searching and interpreting relevant literature Company screening – project work Integrate, critical evaluation and remediation Being creative in a complex context Master thesis Do Xxxx Check Current situation instruments Act Future situation ECTS-file = translation at the level of each course Competence schedule (competences + levels) Schedule learning methods Schedule study material Xxxx Schedule evaluation methods Points of attention & possibilities for improvement of study program, learning methods, study material and methods for evaluation Business orientation - Guest lecturers: Persons having specialised expertise in work field Guest speakers Business Seminars Company visits Excellence rewards Company projects – master thesis 17 Context-driven research: integration academic foundation and business orientation: - Research questions situated within a realistic business environment Teamwork and multidiciplinary approach in business projects Scientifically correct performance in a business context Conceptual solutions which are added value for the academic world 18 Analyses: programmecompetence profile 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% Advanced Intermediate 50% Basic 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% 1ste bachelor 2de bachelor 3de bachelor master 19 Didactic concept: targets and quality check • Targets: process of curriculum development • Internal and external follow-up ECTS = translation of the didactic concept 20 Programme coherence Global construct – learning tracks o 5 learning tracks : • Social analysis & policy • Methodology & Academic Training • Economics & International Business • Strategy, Management & Entrepreneurship • Business Sciences – Learning track = content based cluster of courses constructing a coherent set of knowledge domains and competences - Increased number of choices in the latest phases of the programme 21 Programme coherence Common competences, to be acquired by all students: Learning track Methodology & Academic Training o Learning track Social analysis & Policy o 22 Options in the other learning tracks: Orientations in BBA 3 (12 credits): Business Information Management, International Business Management and International Relations o Further differentiation in master to approx. 50% of credits in 3 majors o Evaluation & testing o Guidelines: • Link between competences and the way they are tested • Progressive approach • Sufficient variation o Different kinds of tests • Cognitive learning: mainly by means of traditional test formats, e.g. 23 written exam • Integrated learning: application of knowledge and skills, e.g. in a paper • Process oriented learning: self-reflection and monitoring, e.g. peerassessment, portfolio o Organizational aspects: • Administrative organisation: Student administration and Planning • Formal determination of results by exam commission Outcomes 24 Attained level: work field (incl. alumni) Resonance council Alumni-surveys After 1 year: less than 5% unemployed 25 Global satisfaction BA: high => your vision counts: evaluations !! Question 2010-14 Would you choose a degree programme within the field of economics again? 90,9 % Would you choose HUB again? 92,3 % Altogether, are you satisfied with what your degree programme at HUB offered you? (score op 5)? 3,70 • Results master thesis Attained level: master thesis 26 Attained level: master thesis - projects • Satisfaction work field Only 57% defends thesis within year t (2012)!!! (+8% compared to 2011) Question Score (on 5) (Absolutely) agree Research question answered 4,43 89,1% Thesis well-founded by scientific data 4,39 89,1% Robust answers on the research question 4,33 87,0% Adoptable answers in practice 4,11 82,2% 27 Attained level: internationalisation • Foreign experience (20% norm) Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 Bachelor Total % 59 3,4% 20 35,0% 29 20,7% 35 57,1% Master Total % 13 23,1% 34 14,7% 66 18,2% 76 19,7% Percentage of successful BA students with foreign experience 28 Education efficiency 1 BA 2BA 3BA 1MA 2006-2007 50,9% 2007-2008 48,1% 60,6% 79,0% 77,3% 2008-2009 50,7% 57,4% 68,9% 78,6% 2009-2010 48,2% 57,4% 68,9% 71,4% 2010-2011 45,9% 51,1% 66,1% 75,4% Average success rate BA students per education year However, is going up and for first time in 2012-13 higher than in HW 29 Study time Average study time Bachelor HW Average study time Bachelor BA Average study time Master HW Average study time Master BA 2010-2011 3 years and 9 months 3 years and 8 months 1 year and 8 months 1 year and 7 months 2009-2010 3 years and 4 months 3 years and 7 months 1 year and 6 months 1 year and 6 months 2008-2009 3 years and 3 months 3 years and 2 months 1 year and 4 months 1 year and 1 month 2007-2008 3 years and 7 months 2 years and 11 months 1 year and 2 months 1 year Measurement of study effort - ongoing 30 What’s new? • Partnership USL • Internship – extra curriculum 31 • Increased efforts for job opportunities Questions?