Master’s Thesis Preparation

Major: International Business
Code of subject: 7.292.01.O.22
Credits: 15.00
Department: Management and International Business
Lecturer: Dc. Sc. in Economics, Prof. Pyroh Olga, Ph.D., associated Prof. Chernobay Liana, Ph.D, Ugolkova Olena
Semester: 3 семестр
Mode of study: денна
Learning outcomes: GLO 2. To think creatively, show flexibility in decision-making based on logical arguments and verified facts in a limited time and resources based on the use of various diagnostic methodologies of leading international organizations GLO 4. Make informed decisions on the problems of international economic relations under uncertain conditions and requirements. GLO 5. Assess the complexity of tasks in planning activities and processing its results. GLO 6. Analyze legal documents, evaluate analytical reports, competently use regulatory documents and reference materials, conduct applied analytical developments, professionally prepare analytical materials. GLO 10. Understand the patterns and trends of the world economy and the phenomenon of the new economy, taking into account the processes of intellectualization, informatization and scientific and technological exchange. GLO 11. Understand the essence of the social dimension of global economic development and implement the principles of social responsibility in the activities of international economic relations. Kn 1. Conceptual knowledge acquired in the process of learning and / or professional activity at the level of the latest achievements, which are the basis for original thinking and innovation, in particular in the context of research. Kn 2. Critical comprehension of problems in education and / or professional activity and on the border of subject branches. А 1. Solving complex problems and problems that require constant updating and integration of knowledge, often in conditions of incomplete / insufficient information and conflicting requirements. А 2. Carrying out research and / or innovation activitiesС 1. Clear and unambiguous communication of own conclusions, as well as knowledge and explanations that substantiate them, to specialists and non-specialists, in particular to students. С 2. Use of foreign languages in professional activities. АR 1. Decision-making in complex and unpredictable conditions, which requires the application of new approaches and forecasting skills. АR 2. Responsibility for the development of professional knowledge and effective application of accumulated practical experience, assessment of strategic development of the team. АR 3. Ability to further study, which is largely autonomous and independent.
Required prior and related subjects: - prerequisite: econometrics in international business, international venture activity, intellectual property, social responsibility - co-requisite: practice on the topic of master's qualification work
Summary of the subject: Writing a master's thesis on the basis of studied / analyzed literature sources and regulations in accordance with the approved topic on the example of the object of study using real data and information about the enterprise (organization) in the direction of individual tasks. The generalized sequence of qualification works is as follows: a) implementation of the theoretical part (review of literature and legislation, development of methodological model); b) implementation of the analytical part; c) implementation of the research part; d) implementation of the recommendation part; e) writing an introduction, annotation, conclusions, appendices (if necessary); f) completing the title page and completing the task on the MCR; g) execution of graphic material
Assessment methods and criteria: Current and final control: performance of tasks according to the approved plan-schedule of performance of master's qualification work; feedback from the supervisor
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