Launch-a-Lab: tendering for a contract to analyse organic pollutants - Context/probelm-based learning


This problem-based case study involves tendering for a large contract to analyse the organic pollutants in ground water from Midshire River Authority. Students act as part of STS Contract Analysis Ltd., the company applying for the contract. 



This problem-based case study concerns STS Contract Analysis Ltd. who is tendering for a large contract from Midshire River Authority for the analysis of organic pollutants in ground water. The students make up part of the STS management team, whose task is to ensure that the company can deliver a high quality service with a suitable profit margin if they win the contract.

  • Target year group: 3
  • Formal contact hours: 5-7
  • Independent study hours: 6