Presentation on theme: "BSc Information Technology Management for Business"— Presentation transcript:
1 BSc Information Technology Management for Business Professor Nikolay MehandjievProgramme DirectorDr Ali Owrak, ITMB Employability and Industrial Experience CoordinatorMs Rashida Timol, Undergraduate Services
5 Student Charter Available from Our Learning Experience Our Learning ExperiencePersonal and academic developmentCommunicating and interacting with each otherRespecting and valuing each otherBeing part of our communityM
6 Timetable Your timetable will be different each week. You are responsible for checking your personal timetable on the Student System and makingsure that you are in theright place at theright time.M
7 Where to find information My ManchesterStudent System (Campus Solutions)Online Undergraduate HandbookBlackboardM
8 Role of BlackboardAll courses have a space in the Virtual Learning Environment (Blackboard)You must frequently consult the Blackboard space for all of your coursesThe resources on Blackboard are not a substitute for attending teaching sessions.
9 Reminders Register by the end of September or there will be a fine! Choose your courses by 3 October 2014 – this includes semester 2 courses as well!Move to a timetabled seminar/workshop if you are in a holding class (SEM0 or WSP0)Pre-requisites must be passed at 40% or more (not by a compensated fail)Request programme changes as soon as possible via The Undergraduate Office, D20Meet with Academic Advisor if you need to.M
10 Communication from Undergraduate Services e-Bulletin every fortnightsFacebookTwitterTextsOnline Undergraduate Student HandbookBlackboardNotice boardsPlasma screensM
11 Options in Year 2 and 3Information about course choices and programme structures is available in the online undergraduate handbookYou are responsible for ensuring that you have the necessary pre-requisites and co-requisites for the courses you want to takeOptions talks will be held towards the end of semester 2
13 Assessment: What to Expect Semester 1 exams take place in JanuarySemester 2 exams take place in May/JuneSome courses are assessed by exam only, some by coursework and exams and some by coursework only.It is your responsibility to check your coursework deadlines and your exam dates, times and venues.
14 Degree Weightings First year – need to pass to proceed to second year Marks do not count towards degree classification, but do appear on a transcript of marks.Marks may be important when applying for internships/work experienceITMB without IELevel 2 = 33%Level 3 = 67%ITMB with IELevel 2 = 30%Industrial Experience = 10%Level 3 = 60%
15 PrizesThere are several prizes for high achieving students at the end of each year.Recognition of achievementUseful for your CV
16 Attendance and Engagement You are expected to attend all scheduled teaching session (lectures, seminars, labs, workshops etc)You are expected to engage in all scheduled teaching session (lectures, seminars, labs, workshops etc)You are expected to avoid any behaviour that would interfere with the learning and engagement of others.Seminar attendance will be monitored, and spot checks may be conducted in lectures.
17 FeedbackFeedback is developmental and should enable you to enhance your knowledge and understanding, personal qualities and intellectual, transferable and practical skills. Informal advice and discussion during a lecture, seminar, workshop or lab.Online exercises and quizzes delivered through the course Blackboard spaceResponses to your s and questions from a member of staff, including feedback provided to a group via an online discussion forumSpecific course related feedback sessionsWritten and/or verbal comments on assessed or non assessed courseworkWritten and/or verbal comments after you have given a group or individual presentationGeneric feedback posted on Blackboard regarding overall examination performanceGroup and individual discussions/meetings with your Academic AdvisorDiscussions and meetings with your Programme Director
18 Feedback Academic staff aim to provide feedback which is: Prompt IndividualConstructiveRelated to progressionRelated to the learning outcomesof the course unit
19 Office hoursOffice hours are times when academic staff are available to meet studentsAcademic staff should display their office hours on their door.
21 Student Representatives Student representatives are the voice of the students on MBS committeesStaff-student liaison CommitteeITMB Programme CommitteeStudent Rep Focus GroupsNomination forms for First and Final Year Reps are available from D20Deadline 3 OctoberMeet current reps at the Student Fair
22 Contacts for the ITMB Programme Undergraduate Office (D20 MBS East)Assessment and Student Support Centre (D14 MBS East)Professor Nikolay Mehandjiev, Programme Director (3.24 MBS West)