Master of International Business Economics and - FEB

Report
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 protected], 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
[email protected]
Office: 1st floor, B (T’Serclaes building)
Social Services Department
Marieke Steurs: [email protected]
Els Jacobs: [email protected]
02/609.88.16
Office: A01-04,1st floor (T’Serclaes building)
Student services
Ombuds Office
Marc Ophalvens: [email protected]
Erica Mechelmans: [email protected]
Maarten Kindt: [email protected]
Leen De Wolf: [email protected]
02/609.88.21
Office: A01-03/03, 1st floor (T’ Serclaes building)
Study coaches
Krista Van Winkel: [email protected]
Annelies De Winter: [email protected]
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?

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