Senior Project – MGMT 491 (6 credits)

The Senior Project allows the student to work in conjunction with a Supervising Instructor in performing research, collecting data and preparing a paper on a topic of interest to the student and approved by the Supervising Instructor. The paper is expected to also include a literature review and identification of the benefits of the research and concludes with a presentation of the paper’s findings to faculty as well as other students. See BBA MGMT 491 for more information.

Internship - MGMT 499 (6 credits)

In the Internship program, a student will gain valuable practical skills by participating in a 200-hour unpaid work experience component. This culminates with the student detailing, in a final paper, the outcome of the work performed and the benefits achieved. Students normally participate in this program in their final year of study. These activities provide critical learning opportunities and enable students to apply knowledge and skills gained throughout their course of study in an active business environment. While it is the responsibility of the student to secure their own sponsored position, the student will work closely with a Supervising Instructor to achieve their objectives. See BBA MGMT 499 for more information.

International Business Internship – MGMT 482 (12 credits)

An international project on a full-time, paid or unpaid basis (depending on the policy of the hosting institution), with an organization in a foreign country. In the International Business Internship program, a student will gain valuable practical skills by participating in a minimum of 400 hours over approximately 12 weeks. This culminates with the student detailing, in a final paper, the outcome of the work performed and the benefits achieved. Students normally participate in this program in their final year of study. These activities provide critical learning opportunities and enable students to apply knowledge and skills gained throughout their course of study in an active business environment. While it is the responsibility of the student to secure their own sponsored position, the student will work closely with a Supervising Instructor to achieve their objectives. Meet with the BBA Advisor to discuss the possibility of a BBA MGMT 482.

Note: Business Internships and the senior projects are optional; students may choose to take 6 upper-level business credits instead towards their degree completion.

How to apply for one of the above-noted courses:

  1. Submit an Application Form to the BBA Academic Advisor (B250/R446), who will review your academic plan and eligibility.
  2. If approved, submit the Application Form and a Registration Form for Directed, Independent Studies or Senior Project to your Supervising Instructor for completion. Work with your Supervising Instructor to develop either a Curriculum Plan (for MGMT 491), or a Learning Objectives and Proposed Work Schedule (for MGMT 499 or MGMT 482).
  3. Submit all signed documents to the Management Department Chair for signature.
  4. Finally, once approved by the Department Chair, submit the Application Form to the Dean’s Office, Room 417 with all required supporting documents (see Attachments required below).

 

The following are attachments required to submit to the Dean, Faculty of Management:

MGMT 491 Senior Project    

Attachment #1     Registration Form for Directed, Independent Studies, or Senior Project

Attachment #2     Signed Curriculum Plan

 

MGMT 499 or 482 (Internship or International Internship)              

Attachment #1      Registration Form for Directed, Independent Studies, or Senior Project

Attachment #2      Learning Objectives

Attachment #3      Proposed Work Schedule

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