qnt565 | Graduate

Research Methods, Design, And Analysis

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This course applies research and probability concepts to project management decisions. Students will evaluate feasibility, manage risk, and measure outcomes for a project. Other topics include measures of central tendency and dispersion, program evaluation, research design, data sampling, and analysis and presentation.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Business Research Basics

    • Identify the appropriateness of research to find a solution to a business problem or situation.
    • Identify a business problem and evaluate what information is needed to create a solution or determine a direction.
    • Assess ethical issues in business research.

    Types of Research Design

    • Complete a literature review.
    • Create research questions and research hypothesis for a business issue.
    • Determine measurements and data needed to address the research hypothesis.

    Measurement and Data Collection

    • Evaluate the use of descriptive and inferential statistics.
    • Calculate measures of central tendency and dispersion.
    • Develop a data collection instrument.
    • Classify data based on the four scales (levels) of measurement.

    Descriptive Data Analysis Approaches

    • Generate hypotheses and research designs for hypothesis testing and correlation.
    • Apply the hypothesis testing process.
    • Determine the correlation between multiple variables.

    Inferential Data Analysis Approaches

    • Apply hypothesis testing to a Chi Square Analysis for independence.
    • Differentiate between parametric tests and non-parametric tests.
    • Conduct a non-parametric test.

    Research Findings

    • Interpret data analysis results to reach conclusions.
    • Recommend solutions to a problem or project based on data analysis results.
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