This assessment consists of designing a research poster to demonstrate the different stages of your research that is related to your business specialisation. For that, you require to identify the issue or problem in your business industry; analyse, compare and evaluate that problem using scientific evidences from secondary sources which will, include academic documents such as papers, articles, theses, annual reports, and proved theories. The sources must be recently, maximum from the last 5 years. This will be followed by the analysis, it will be necessary to produce strategic conclusions, recommendations and solutions supported by last innovative advances in your sector. This poster should demonstrate a professional design, with clear scientific content.
To design a research poster that shows the results of analyse problem or topic within a specific industrial sector.
Learning Outcomes evidenced by the poster assessment:
1.- Identify and justify a business issue that is of strategic relevance to the organization and to pose and solve organizational problems Thinking skills
3.- Compare and contrast the relative merits of different research methods and their relevance to different situations.
Subject-based practical skills
Critically analyse and discuss existing literature, contemporary professional policy and practice relevant to your subject discipline
The ability to use ICT effectively; to understand the implications of the proliferation of technology and access to information; and to develop competencies to realise opportunities in the connected digital, social and economic space within your subject discipline Components of a research poster:
An academic or research poster is a document used to communicate in a briefly, visual and creative way the ideas, knowledge or results of an investigation or project. It is a mixture of content and 3 format (layout & design) that include a coherent structure of the steps done during the research process, which are supported by text, graphs, tables, illustrations, and different presentation formats. At an event, as a conferences or conventions, a poster plays an important role as a central point to interact with the audience. See below some standard sections, aspects and structure applied currently in an academic poster:
The reflective account is an opportunity to evaluate your actions throughout the research process reflecting on the knowledge, skills and behaviours required by your profession and its awarding body, for example using the CIPD professions map for HR professionals. You will need to include
• Your knowledge of the connected digital, social and economic space and your use of ICT
• Your role in creating organizational culture through your research
• Your actions integrating research practices into your professional context Aim of the reflective account:
To write a reflective account that describes, interprets and presents the experience gained by the student during the development of the module HR7004 related to your profession and its awarding body’s requirements of a professional.
2.- Effectively understand connected digital social and economic space relevant to your professional discipline.
4.- Critically inspect the effectiveness of own engagement with individuals and groups online and face to face.
Skills for life and work (general skills)
7.- Create and promote an organizational culture which is developmental, diverse, nurturing and transformational
8.- Integrate research practices into own professional context which advance analytical, cognitive, cultural emotional and social intelligences.
Links recommended to write a reflective account:
The following links are just references to understand more about the content and format of a reflective account. Feel free to find more information from accredited website or sources that allow you to know and present a good reflective account, always keeping in mind the marking criteria.