Internship

CourseV-748-INTE
Semester3
ETCS7,5
CoreNo

Year2. year
SemesterFall 2019
Level of courseN/A
Type of courseElective
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites.
ScheduleNo schedule found.
Lecturer
Ásgeir Jónsson
Content
 The purpose of the internship is to further the preparation of students for their career and for being responsible players in organizations, such as companies, start-ups, governmental organizations (GOs) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Content: Internships provide students with opportunities through challenging hands-on projects that prepare them for entering or repositioning themselves in the labour market. Students will get to know the operations, culture and people in the organization that they are an intern in. Students will be assigned a supervisor within the organization and a full-time faculty member as a supervisor during the period of the internship. Students must have completed 30 ECTS credits in courses during their master´s studies at RU before starting an internship.
Learning outcome - Objectives
Knowledge: Collection of facts, concepts, theories and techniques acquired by students. The student should: - Understand how theories, concepts and techniques that are covered during their studies are used and applied in organizations. - Understand the decision making processes and the implementation of decisions in organizations. - Understand how single organizations are integrated in value chains/networks - Understand the interdisciplinary character of decision making in organizations - Understand the relationships between different stakeholders in/of organizations - Understand how organizations are integrated in social and environmental networks - Understand conflicts of interest and ethical issues in organizations. Skills: The ability to apply knowledge to decision making and implementation processes in organizations. The student should: - Recognize the challenges in the practical use and application of course/study-based knowledge, skills and competences - Identify potential improvement and optimization in decision making and implementation processes in organizations - Identify solutions for real-world problems in organizations - Follow the implementation of solutions for real-world problems in organizations - Identify conflicts of interest and ethical issues in organizations - Recognize the social and environmental impact of organizations Competences: The ability to apply knowledge and skills to decision making and implementation processes in organizations. The student should: - Be able to develop, justify and implement solutions for real-world problems in organizations - Be able to reflect on their activities and decisions and corresponding consequences in organizations - Be able to integrate social and environmental responsibility in their decision making - Be able to work individually and in teams and to interact with different stakeholders in/of organizations - Be able to handle conflicts of interest and ethical issues in organizations - Be able to build a professional network
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Teaching and learning activities
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Language of instructionEnglish