Credits: 5

Schedule: 10.01.2019 - 31.05.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I-II, III-V autumn and spring (2018-2019, 2019-2020)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course will provide students with the skills to systematically conduct a research project. Specifically, after the course students will be able to:
o Apply appropriate research methods and scientific thinking in problem solving
o Define and specify adequate research objectives and research questions in the subject area of Strategy and Venturing
o Make a sound research plan for a small-scale empirical study
o Collect and analyze empirical data, report the results, and evaluate the quality (reliability and validity) of their own empirical research.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Course includes designing a study that is based on empirical data. Students will do hands-on exercises of the different phases of a scientific research (e.g. designing an instrument for collecting data, data collection, data analysis, etc.). The course prepares the students for conducting scientific research (e.g. Master's thesis).

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, seminars, exam, empirical assignment

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures 10-14 hours, individual work and assignments 40-44 hours, group work and assignments 81 hours.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

TU-0.2000, TU-91.2037

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Bachelor´s Seminar

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Due to limited size, the course is mainly for students majoring in Strategy or Strategy and Venturing.


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