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International Project 2

Algemene doelstelling General objectives

This minor is a continuation of the minor International Project 1 (IP1).

The competences developed in the previous minor IP1 are deepened by completing a more ambitious assignment with more own responsibility for project work and learning processes.

 

Korte weergave inhoud Summary of contents

The student completes his assignment started in the previous minor, i.e. International Project 1.

 

Leerdoelen

For a detailed description of the competency levels see International Project 1. The competencies are described at top level according to the profile for the Bachelor of Engineering[1].

 

Competences Bachelor of Engineering (Level)

  • Understanding the assignment or problem situation (3)
  • Designing the product, service or control (3)
  • Elaboration on and planning of project, tasks or activities (3)
  • Execution of the tasks according to the planning (3)
International and intercultural competences (Level)
  • Communication in an international and multicultural context (3)
  • Cooperation in an international and multicultural context (3)

Personal development (Level)

  • Reflection on own performance (2)
 

[1] HBO-Raad, Cluster Engineering (2006), Profiel van de Bachelor of Engineering.

Aanvullende informatie

Doelgroep Indication of target group

Engineering students of The Hague University of Applied Sciences, but also students interested in project management, marketing, communications, human resource management and /or finances.

Students of above mentioned educations originate from all over Europe.

 

Werkvormen + verdeling van de studielast Teaching methods + studyload

Study load is 420 hrs = 15 credit points (cp)[1]

·  Project and Personal Coaching: 24 hrs

·  Project Management Courses: 86 hrs

·  Project Work: 276 hrs

·  Languages & Culture: 28 hrs

·  Social Activities: 6 hrs[2]

 

[1] The IP1 minor and the IP2 minor together meet the requirements of the European Project Semester (EPS).

[2] Due to rounding errors numbers may not add up correctly to 420 hrs.

 

Samenwerkingspartners Partners

Educations of The Hague University of Applied Sciences, ENIM, companies and sponsors.

 

Contacturen per week Contact hours

With team: full time (40 hrs/wk), including personal coaching of 1 hr/wk.

 

Bijzonderheden Miscellaneous

This minor and the minor International Project 1 are considered as a whole lasting in total one semester. This minor is executed in combination with the minor ‘Living Labs’.

Ingangseisen

This minor is a deepening of the minor International Project 1 (IP1). The project work is continued on a higher level of ambition and development. Therefore this minor can only be followed if the student has successfully completed minor IP1.

Toetsing

The assessment is done on the basis of the following deliverables of the personal assignments

  1. Technical report and observations by the guiding lecturer on performance as a member of the project team.
  2. Oral reflection on the basis of personal process report on mutual cooperation and own performance.

Minimum requirements for adequate performance:

  1. Technical report in readable English , meeting the requirements of methodology and knowledge that the own education imposes on an internship report or otherwise a generally accepted way of reasoning in problem analysis , quantitative research including conclusion and recommendations or otherwise reflection from a preselected professional perspective on one or more processes within the project. Partial grade is expressed as a number C1 between 0 and 10.
  2. Additional courses on project management and/or systems engineering and/or cultural differences and/or English language. Partial grade C2 is expressed as a number between 0 and 10.
  3. Process Report in readable English with at least five fully developed incidents. Partial grade is expressed in "pass" or "fail".

The overall assessment is expressed in the final grade is a weighted averaging of the above figures: Final grade (C): C= 0,7 x C1 + 0,3 x C2.

The final grade is transformed to the standards of the own education.

In case of minor omissions a second chance is given in terms of a complement of the assignment. If a student shows severe malpractice and/or misbehaviour he/she is removed from the course and a second chance is given in another project if available and suitable.

Literatuur

Blackboard, handouts, readers, project archive. Books related to own assignment and personal learning goals. Students are stimulated to consult academic libraries as well as visiting conferences/symposia/exhibitions etc.