ULMS Electronic Module Catalogue

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Title Government and Business
Code ULMS530
Coordinator Dr MS Cole
Work, Organisation and Management
M.S.Cole@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2021-22 Level 7 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 6

12

      6

6

30
Timetable (if known) 60 mins X 1 totaling 6
 
120 mins X 1 totaling 12
 
      60 mins X 1 totaling 6
60 mins X 1 totaling 6
 
 
Private Study 120
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Examination There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is an anonymous assessment. Assessment Schedule (When): Two  24 hours    50       
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Individual Assignment There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is an anonymous assessment. Assessment Schedule (When): Two  -2500 words    50       

Aims

This module aims to give International Business students an introduction to issues concerning the integration 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

Hybrid delivery, with social distancing on campus.

1 hour online asynchronous learning per week x 6 weeks
1 hour face-to-face synchronous lecture per week x 6 weeks
2 hour face-to-face seminar every week x 6 weeks
1 hour face-to-face peer-to-peer learning every week (unscheduled) x 6 weeks
Self-directed learning x 120 hours


Syllabus

 

The developing relationship between government and business;

Theoretical aspects to the relationship between government and business, for example corporatism;

Government and business in the context of globalisation;

Government regulation of business;

Government assistance for business;

Business in relations with the various levels of governance, for example national, devolved, local and European;

Business as a lobbying interest and political actor;

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

Issues in business/governance relations in the UK;

Issues in business/governance relations in two European countries;

Issues in business/governance relations in two developing countries;

Overview of business and government relations.


Recommended Texts

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