After completing this course the student has
- advanced knowledge in fundamental quality principles of research in social sciences and how research relates to a manager's role.
- in-depth knowledge of how to critically classify, analyze, evaluate, synthesize and apply state-of-the art knowledge from several social science disciplines.
- in-depth knowledge of the elements of contemporary social science research.
After completing this course the student can
- analyze and extract, evaluate and apply existing knowledge in social sciences and management.
- critically discuss contemporary knowledge within business and leadership.
- present, discuss, and write critical evaluations of the quality of contemporary knowledge within business and leadership.
- analyze methodological issues and make a research plan.
After completing this course, the student can:
- analyze and formulate methodological problem statements for relevant academic, business/professional and research ethical issues.
- based on rhetorical principles communicate, present, and argue for the result of independent work, like analyses, methodology, and conclusions, to various audiences like specialists and the general public.
- apply his/her knowledge and skills in new areas in order to carry out advanced assignments and projects.
- on a sound social science scientific basis, continue a life-long learning in research, management and life in general.
Throughout the course, we expect participants to evaluate knowledge, participate in class discussions and write papers.
Required prerequisite knowledge
|Individual home exam||1/1||7 days||A - F|
- 2 group-based cases/assignments,
- 1 Individual case/assignment
These cases/assignments must be passed before the exam.
- Course coordinator
- Torvald Øgaard
Method of work
Class attendance is not mandatory, but highly recommended since the interactive class ambience offers an efficient learning environment as well as a chance to acquire highly needed skills.
|Research Methodology and Philosophy (MHR180_1)||5|
|Applied social science research methods (MHR115_1)||5|
Link to reading list
Sist oppdatert: 14.08.2020