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Business and Gen Ed Syllabus
|REGION |Central Virginia |
|INSTRUCTOR |Dr. Edward Olanrewaju |
|COHORT NUMBER |MBA 3174 |
|COURSE NUMBER |BSA -518 ...view middle of the document...
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This course prepares students to perform and interpret business research within the corporate setting. Business Research and Applications will discuss the role of business research within a firm. It will also explore the various methodologies and processes used to analyze a research problem in the application of scientific methods in business. Specifically, the students will learn about research problem definition; data types; sampling; statistical techniques; observational, survey and experimental research; and the applications of research designs. The students will discuss how managers can apply the scientific method to business decision-making and how managers can use the findings of research performed by others.
CLO1: Apply descriptive, inferential, and classic statistics to business situations.
CLO2: Evaluate the appropriateness of problem definition, research objectives, research designs, sampling, data collection, data analysis, and interpretation, and conclusions.
CLO3: Explore a business research problem or opportunity by applying to the research issue the concepts of related literature, research objectives, research questions, research design, data collection, ethical concerns, measurement and variables.
CLO4: Master the business research process by identifying a research problem or research opportunity, conducting exploratory research, conducting a literature review, sampling, implementing research design, collecting data, analyzing and interpreting data, and drawing conclusions.
CLO5: Apply selected research techniques—alone and in conjunction with other managerial practices.
CLO6: Demonstrate understanding of the business research process and key statistical concepts.
FACULTY NOTES FOR STUDENTS
Teaching methods will include mini-lectures, pop quizzes on weekly reading, individual/group projects and presentations, topic presentations and other written assignments. Students are expected to participate in class discussions. Grading will be based upon preparation and delivery of individual assignments and significant individual participation in classroom discussion and problems.
The expectation for this course is that each student will learn the skills necessary to perform and interpret business research within the corporate setting. Each student has a different educational background and work experience that provides him or her with a unique perspective on a wide range of issues. Students will come to class fully prepared to share their perspectives by engaging in class discussions. Preparation includes reading the assigned chapters in the textbook.
All work that is submitted for grading should represent your best work....