ULMS Electronic Module Catalogue

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Title GOVERNMENT AND BUSINESS
Code ULMS205
Coordinator Dr MS Cole
Work, Organisation and Management
M.S.Cole@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2021-22 Level 5 FHEQ Second Semester 15

Pre-requisites before taking this module (other modules and/or general educational/academic requirements):

 

Modules for which this module is a pre-requisite:

 

Programme(s) (including Year of Study) to which this module is available on a required basis:

 

Programme(s) (including Year of Study) to which this module is available on an optional basis:

 

Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours   10

      12

20

42
Timetable (if known)   60 mins X 1 totaling 10
 
      60 mins X 1 totaling 12
120 mins X 1 totaling 24
 
 
Private Study 108
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
             
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
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Assessment 1: Individual Assignment Assessment Type: Coursework Size: 2500 words Weighting: 50% Reassessment Opportunity: Yes Penalty for Late Submission: Standard UoL penalty applies A  -2500 words    50       
Assessment 2: Individual Report Assessment Type: Coursework Size: 2500 words. Weighting: 50% Reassessment Opportunity: Yes Penalty for Late Submission: Standard UoL Penalty Applies A  -2500 words    50       

Aims

This module aims to give students an introduction to issues concerning the interaction of business with government.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) An understanding of the relationship between government and business

(LO2) An understanding of government regulation of business

(LO3) An understanding of government support for business

(LO4) An understanding of the role of business in the governing process.

(S1) Adaptability

(S2) Problem solving skills

(S3) Organisational skills

(S4) Communication skills

(S5) International awareness

(S6) Lifelong learning skills

(S7) Ethical awareness


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Delivery: Mixed, hybrid delivery with social distancing on campus

Teaching Method: Online Asynchronous Learning Materials
Unscheduled Directed Student Hours: 20
Attendance Recorded: no

Teaching Method: Seminar
Scheduled Directed Student Hours: 10
Attendance Recorded: Yes

Teaching Method: Group Study
Description: Weekly 1 hour session to foster student community and engagement by working with others on their ‘active learning’ activities
Scheduled Student Directed: 12
Attendance Recorded: No

Self-Directed Learning Hours: 108

Skills/Other Attributes Mapping
Skills / attributes
Ethical awareness
How this is developed
Lectures, seminars
Mode of assessment (if applicable): Coursework

Skills / attributes: Lifelong learning skills
How this is developed: Lectures, seminars
Mode of assessment (if applicable): Coursework

Skills / attributes: International awareness
How this is developed: Lectures, seminars
Mode of assessment (if applicable): Coursework

Skills / attributes: Communication skills
How this is developed: Lectures, seminars
Mode of assessment (if applicable): Coursework

Skills / attributes: Organisational skills
How this is developed: Lectures, seminars
Mode of assessment (if applicable): Coursework

Skills / attributes: Problem solving skills
How this is developed: Lectures, seminars
Mode of assessment (if applicable): Coursework

Skills / attributes: Adaptability
How this is developed: Lectures, seminars
Mode of assessment (if applicable):


Syllabus

 

Government Institutions and their relevance for business

Theoretical aspects to the relationship between government and business, for example neo-corporations;

Government regulation of business

Government assistance for business.

Business as a lobbying interest and political actor;

Case studies on relations between the UK government and business in two sectors;

Issues in Business/Government relations in the UK;

Issues in Business/Government relations in the USA;

Issues in Business/Government relations in at least two European countries;

Issues in Business/Government relations in at least three Latin American, Asian or African countries;

Overview of business and government relations.


Recommended Texts

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