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MN4310   Scenario Thinking

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Available only to students in the second year of the Honours Programme.

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

The module aims to provide students with a better understand the complexity of global, national or regional environments through the use of scenarios and to use the scenario process to assist creative strategy development. In addition, the module aims to use the scenario process to integrate a number of important organisational development concepts that help to provide organisations with future vision and adaptability: imagination; action learning; narratives and 'storying'; competencies and dynamic capabilities; reflective strategic consulting; reflexive practices.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass MN2001 and pass MN2002

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take MN4225

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 4 lectures (x 6 weeks) and 2 tutorials (x 6 weeks), and 3 optional consultative hours (x 6 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 54

Guided independent study hours: 146

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: Coursework = 100%


Module teaching staff: Prof B MacKay