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Faculty of Accountancy, Finance and Business

ABDM2033 Basic Management Principles


COURSEWORK REQUIREMENT
Programme :

1DIN, 1DHR, 1DLM

Lecturer/Tutor:
Email:

Pn. Preeti Mutiara Yacob


preetimutiaray@acd.tarc.edu.my

Other Lecturer/Tutor:
Email:

Mr. Teh Koon Cheng


tehkc@acd.tarc.edu.my
Ms. Eyong Swee Ti
eyongst@acd.tarc.edu.my
Dr. Kang Seok Hoon (Penang)
kangsh@acd.tarc.edu.my

Duration

7 weeks

Lecture Hours

2 hours x 2 per week

Tutorial Hours

1.5 hours x 2 per week

Credit

COURSEWORK ASSESSMENT
Assessment:
Coursework:
Examination:

40%
60%

* Students are required to achieve a minimum of 50 marks (50/100) in order to pass the coursework
requirements.
Marks are allocated based on:
Marks
a. Mid-Term Test (Online Test)

50

b. Group Written Assignment

50

TOTAL

100

Please note the above mentioned assessment method and marks allocation are subject to change by
the University College without prior notice and assigning any reason thereof.
ASSIGNMENT REQUIREMENTS
CW 1: Mid Term Test (Individual) - 50 marks
Students are required to sit for the online test tentatively on Week 4.
Instructions:

Please ensure that you have registered with the TAR UC Cel system.
A total of 50 multiple choices questions (MCQ) will be selected randomly by the Cel system
based on 3 levels of difficulty i.e. easy, moderate and hard.
Test coverage: Topic 1 to 5.
You are required to complete all the 50 questions within fifty (50) minutes.

CW 2: Group Written Assignment 50 marks


GUIDELINES FOR GROUP FORMATION
1.

Students are to organise among themselves into team of 4-5 students each (please note that
project submitted by team less than 4 or more than 5 students will NOT be accepted). All teams
should be formed and names of team members should be submitted to tutor by Week 2. Students
who are not a member of any team shall be assigned to a team by the tutor.

2. Changing of team member is NOT allowed after the submission of team members name.
3. The group project marks are FINAL once it has been signed off by the lecturer/tutor.

ASSIGNMENT REQUIREMENTS
Students will be assigned a case by the tutors on Week 2. Students are required to apply different types of
theories that are applicable to the case. This assignment requires students to do additional research on the
company, using secondary research information and materials in answering the questions. You can find
information on a range of sources such as the company websites, magazines, newspapers, the internet,
academic journals etc.
The written assignment should consist of the following elements:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.

Group report cover sheet (Appendix III)


Feedback Form (Appendix II)
Assessment Grid (Appendix I)
Plagiarism Statement ( Appendix IV)
Statement of Originality and Declaration Form ( download from CEL)
Introduction (estimated 1 2 paragraphs) - you are required to give summary of the case
and the issues that are covered in the case study.
Analysis of the case study by answering the questions stated at the end of the case study.
Conclusion (estimated 1 2 paragraphs)
References
Appendices

INSTRUCTIONS
1. Students are required to work in a team of 4-5.
2. Assignment must be typed written in font Times New Roman, sized 12, with double spacing.
3. Word count (excluding the reference and appendices) should range between min 1500 to max
2000 words.
4. Please indicate on the cover page the title, tutorial group, ID no, subject code & title and the
deadline for the assignment.
5. Every page must be numbered/or alpha numeric. Page numbering to be placed on the bottom
centre of the page.
6. Before submission, students are required to upload the soft copy of the written report to
SafeAssign in CEL to check for plagiarism and attach together the plagiarism report with your
written assignment. Written assignment without the SafeAssign report will NOT be accepted.
Plagiarism threshold is 15%. Students are also required to submit the attachment form for
plagiarism and submit together with the written assignment.
7. The marked assignment will be returned, and the coursework marks and feedback will be released
in Week 7.
8. DUE DATE for the Group Written Assignment is on WEEK 6(a) during tutorial class.
Penalty for Late Submission
All late submission will be imposed a penalty of 10% on daily basis.
WARNING! Students who are caught for plagiarism will have to re-do the entire assignment within
a week. A maximum of 50 marks will be awarded for second report submission.

Area of
Assessment

Coverage of
question

Mark
weigh
tage

20

Relevance of
question

Structure and
clarity of
discussion

Coverage
appropriate
reading
Extent of
wider
reading

20

Understandin
g content of
reading

Correct
referencing/
Documentati
on
/grammatical
errors

80%-100%

75%-79%

60%-74%

50%-59%

40%-49%

1%-39%

Total

A-

B+, B, B-

C+, C

C-, D

Marks

18-20

15-17

11-14

7-10

4-6

1-3

Comprehensive

Broad

Reasonable

Incomplete

Vague

Entirely relevant
with good
justifications

Relevant with
good
justification

Not always
directly
relevant

Includes
irrelevant
material

Do not
address
question or
vaguely
address the
question

Good
Clear

Good
Clear

Reasonable
Incomplete

Poor

Good and clear


discussion with
relevant and
precise original
thought

Good and clear


discussion with
somewhat
relevant
original thought

Reasonable
Lacks
Precision
Lack of
precision in
discussion
without
originality

4-5

Wide coverage
evidence of wider
reading

Solid coverage
Good grasp of
essential items

Ideas from sources


carefully and
accurately
explained ,in
context and
achieve synthesis

Good
understanding
with accurate
exposition

Very few, no
grammar,
punctuation and
spelling errors;
Limited or no
composed
sentences or
paragraphs; Well
structure and
smooth flow
between major
points or
paragraphs

Limited or no
grammar,
punctuation and
spelling errors;
Limited or no
composed
sentences or
paragraphs;
Well structure
and smooth
flow between
major points or
paragraphs;

Proper citation of
relevant sources;
proper referencing
and citation
formats (Harvard
style)

Proper citation
of relevant
sources; proper
referencing and
citation formats
(Harvard style)

Group Report Assessment Grid


TOTAL

/50

3-4
Some
coverage
essential
reading
Some
understanding,
but
incomplete
and unclear
explanations
Occasional
grammar,
punctuation
and spelling
errors;
Limited or no
composed
sentences or
paragraphs;
Easy to read
and
understand
Some
improper
citation of
relevant
sources

Not precise and


no originality

2-3
Inadequate
coverage/
reading
Confused
exposition with
inaccuracies

Some grammar,
punctuation and
spelling errors;
Few poorly
composed
sentences or
paragraphs, but
do not detract
from reading or
understanding
Little citation of
relevant sources

Complete
inability to
understand
and answer
question

No
structure

No clear
Structure

1-2
Minimal
reading
Very
confused

Extensive
grammar,
punctuation
and spelling
errors; poorly
composed
sentences or
paragraphs;
difficult to
read or
understand
No proper
citation of
relevant
sources;

Appendix I

Appendix II

FEEDBACK FORM
Course Code and title: ABDM2033 International Business Planning
Programme: Diploma in Business Studies (International Business)
Name(s):

Student ID. No:

This section to be completed by students:


Students comment from the assignment (Your own reflection):

This section to be completed by tutor:


Comments:

Coursework Marks:
Appendix III

Appendix III

TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE


ACADEMIC YEAR: 2015/2016
JANUARY 2016
ABDM2033 Basic Management Principles
GROUP REPORT COVER SHEET

Tutorial Group: ___________________________________________________________


Lecturer/Tutor Name: _________________________________________________________
Project Title: ____________________________________________________________

STUDENT NAME
1.
2.
3.
4.

Total Marks (50 marks): __________________

STUDENT ID NO.

Appendix IV

TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE


ACADEMIC YEAR: 2015/2016
JANUARY 2016
ABDM2033 BASIC MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES
PLAGIARISM STATEMENT

Read, complete and sign this statement to be submitted with your group report.
We confirm that the submitted work are all our own work and are in our own words.

Name (Block Capitals)

Student ID. No.

Signature

1. ________________________ ___________________ ____________________


2. ________________________ ___________________ ____________________
3. ________________________ ___________________ ____________________
4. ________________________ ___________________ ____________________

Programme: ____________________________________
Tutorial Group: _________________________________
Date: _________________________________________

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