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A365A0711 Accenture Case Workshop, 3 cr 
Code A365A0711  Validity 01.08.2016 -
Name Accenture Case Workshop  Abbreviation Accenture Case 
Credits3 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
ClassCourse   
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Business and Management 

Teachers
Name
Agnes Asemokha 
Lasse Torkkeli 

Description by Study Guide
Note 

Location: Lappeenranta

Maximum of 35 students, based on a pre-assignment. Teams are formed randomly at the beginning of the day. The best student groups will gain access to Accenture Apprentice network.

Only for Master’s level students.

 
Year 

M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) 1, M.Sc. (Tech.) 1

 
Period 

Intensive week 9

 
Teaching Language 

English

 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

Associate Professor, D.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) Lasse Torkkeli
MSc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) Agnes Asemokha

 
Aims 

After completing the course, the student will have the ability to apply case methodology (issue based problem solving) used by Accenture, in order to analyze real-life business cases, to evaluate possible solutions to strategic and managerial challenges, and to create professional presentations of the solution. The learning outcomes of the course are the following:
1. to identify the different stages of issue based problem solving case methodology
2. to apply the case methodology in practice to analyze problems
3. to deduce meaningful implications from real-life marketing case issues
4. to construct a written summary of a methodology textbook
5. to organize a multi-cultural group in order to analyze a case problem in a brief amount of time
6. to evaluate possible solutions to a marketing case problem
7. to create a and present a professional consulting presentation
8. to propose and to defend consulting recommendations to professional consultants
9. to estimate the importance of sustainability in business management through case methodology.

 
Contents 

Issue based problem solving methodology, strategic decision-making, application of frameworks, presentation skills and group work

 
Teaching Methods 

8 hours of interactive seminars, intensive week 9. Preparation for workshop 18 h. Written assignments 54 h. Total workload for student 80 h.

 
Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 

No

 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 

No

 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 

No

 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

Accepted/Failed

 
Course Materials 

http://www.ollisalo.net/koc/king_of_cases.pdf https://www.mindtools.com/ Hammond (1976). Learning by the case method. Harvard Business School material.

 
Prerequisites 

This workshop is targeted at students who have already completed their bachelor degree and are studying in masters' programmes in business administration, industrial engineering and management or software engineering.

 
Limitation for students? (Yes, number, priorities/Leave empty) 

Yes, 35. Only for Master’s level students

 
Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 

No

 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

No

 


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