This is a mandatory course for all students entering the MBI program; it is necessary to take the course immediately after starting the program.|
Objectives of the course are:
- Get acquainted with the MBI program
- Acquaint with the MBI graduation procedure
- Become aware of academic (fraud) rules and regulations
- Create a MBI personal study plan
- Integrate students from different universities
The course has no formal exam. Completion of the course depends on:
The grade for the course will be will be V (Voldoende, Sufficient) or ONV (onvoldoende, Not Sufficent), based on the approval of the study plan.
- Submission of a study plan, and subsequent approval.
- Participation in activities.
To qualify for a repair test, a first version of the study plan should have been submitted.
The objective of the course is to guide students through the complete MBI program, resulting in the creation of an personal MBI study plan.
In 4 weeks time you will encounter the various types of courses, mandatory, primary elective and secondary electives, from which to compose your curriculum as well as some coherent sets of courses.
Boundary conditions will be discussed as well, as are formal constraints (the Education & Exam Regulations).
The course pays some attention to scientific integrity, including fraud and plagiarism.
Near the end the course looks ahead towards the MBI graduation, especially your thesis (project).
Throughout the course social interaction, such as integration of students from Utrecht University, other Dutch universities, including those of Applied Sciences, and international students will be encouraged.
Lectures and gatherings.
The course is not based on literature.