The goal of the course is to introduce the participants to research methods, approaches and processes in software engineering and business both in academy and industry. In addition, the course provides students practice on formulating research questions and planning empirical studies for their master's theses.
After the course, the student will:
- Understand the goals, nature and process of scientific research
- Know different research approaches and methods
- Be able to plan and implement different studies
- Be able to evaluate the validity of the results and the used methods of scientific and industrial studies
Teachers are Sari Kujala (sari.kujala @aalto.fi) and Kari Smolander (email@example.com).