The course takes place in period

  • 3 (2023-01-01 to 2023-03-19)
  • 4 (2023-03-20 to 2023-07-31)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to present and discuss
different types of
qualitative methods, their background, aim and
use.

The aim of the second part of the course is to
present and
discuss different types of quantitative
methods,
their
background, aim and use.

And, in the end the student should feel
confident
to use the methods taught in the own bachelor
thesis research, i.e. the student can do BA
level
thesis research and can do small scale business
reporting with the help of research.

Learning outcomes

The student will learn to identify a research
problem, define an
objective and choose a suitable qualitative
research method to
present and analyse empirical material.

The student will learn how to define a research
problem, how to
create a measurement instrument based on prior
knowledge,
how to sample respondents, and finally, how to
code and analyze
collected data.

Course contents

The research process and qualitative methods
such
as
brainstorming, focus group-, interviewing,
observation-, case
studies and action research.

The research process and quantitative methods
such as: chi square, correlation-, regression-,
factor-, cluster-,
mds-, conjoint and similar methods.

Previous course names

Statistical Business Research methods
(Quantitative
part 2014-15), Research methodology and Seminar
(Qualitative part,2cr, not Seminar part 2014-
15),
Research mehtods

Additional information

The content and the schedules will be discussed in
detail during the first sessions. Qualitative
methods : Christa Tigerstedt, Quantitative methods
: Peter Mildén.

Recommended or required reading

Literature: Bryman, A. & Bell, E. 3rd edition,
2011 or other. Business Research Methods.
London:
Oxford
University Press
AND other relevant material added by the
lecturer

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 15 hours
  • Practical exercises - 15 hours
  • Individual studies - 85 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations on time (deadlines):
Exercises in class and online
(examinations include written examination
tests,
demonstrations and presentations, reports and
productions, essays, and also presence at
specified occasions)

The examinations contribute to the final grade
as
follows: Quantitative part's examination 50%
and
qualitative part's examination 50%. Max 100
points can be obtained and min 50 points is a
grade 1, 90-100 points grade 5. 25 points from
each part a the minmum requirement.

Teacher

  • Aspholm Ingalill
  • Tigerstedt Christa

Examiner

Tigerstedt Christa

Group size

No limit (18 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

The content and the schedules will be discussed
in
detail during the first sessions. Qualitative
methods : Christa Tigerstedt, Quantitative
methods
: Minna Stenius.

Course enrolment period

2022-12-26 to 2023-01-05

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2023-01-20 13:45 - 14:45 Methodology (spring) Introduction, mandatory session  Christa Tigerstedt is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/69261621661?from=addon Meeting ID: 692 6162 1661 One tap mobile +46850539728,,69261621661# Sweden +46844682488,,69261621661# Sweden Dial by your location +46 850 539 728 Sweden +46 8 4468 2488 Sweden +46 8 5016 3827 Sweden +46 8 5050 0828 Sweden +46 8 5050 0829 Sweden +46 8 5052 0017 Sweden Meeting ID: 692 6162 1661 Find your local number: https://arcada.zoom.us/u/cp1kaTJdK Join by SIP 69261621661@109.105.112.236 69261621661@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 692 6162 1661 Aspholm Ingalill
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2023-01-23 12:00 - 13:30 Methodology (spring) Christa Tigerstedt is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/65271396277?from=addon Meeting ID: 652 7139 6277 One tap mobile +46850539728,,65271396277# Sweden +46844682488,,65271396277# Sweden Dial by your location +46 850 539 728 Sweden +46 8 4468 2488 Sweden +46 8 5016 3827 Sweden +46 8 5050 0828 Sweden +46 8 5050 0829 Sweden +46 8 5052 0017 Sweden Meeting ID: 652 7139 6277 Find your local number: https://arcada.zoom.us/u/cbVbKY1x7c Join by SIP 65271396277@109.105.112.236 65271396277@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 652 7139 6277 Tigerstedt Christa
2023-01-27 08:30 - 10:00 E385 Methodology (spring) Quant Aspholm Ingalill
2023-02-03 12:30 - 14:00 Methodology (spring) Quant  Ingalill Aspholm is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/67293589501?from=addon Meeting ID: 672 9358 9501 Join by SIP 67293589501@109.105.112.236 67293589501@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 672 9358 9501 Aspholm Ingalill
2023-02-06 08:30 - 10:00 Methodology (spring) Quant  Ingalill Aspholm is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/67703664409?from=addon Meeting ID: 677 0366 4409 Join by SIP 67703664409@109.105.112.236 67703664409@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 677 0366 4409 Aspholm Ingalill
2023-02-06 12:00 - 13:30 Methodology (spring) Christa Tigerstedt is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/63466645049?from=addon Meeting ID: 634 6664 5049 One tap mobile +46850163827,,63466645049# Sweden +46850500828,,63466645049# Sweden Dial by your location +46 8 5016 3827 Sweden +46 8 5050 0828 Sweden +46 8 5050 0829 Sweden +46 8 5052 0017 Sweden +46 850 539 728 Sweden +46 8 4468 2488 Sweden Meeting ID: 634 6664 5049 Find your local number: https://arcada.zoom.us/u/czSk6DJeA Join by SIP 63466645049@109.105.112.236 63466645049@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 634 6664 5049 Tigerstedt Christa
2023-02-13 08:30 - 10:00 E385 Methodology (spring) Quant Aspholm Ingalill
2023-02-13 12:00 - 13:30 Methodology (spring) Tigerstedt Christa
2023-02-22 08:30 - 10:00 E385 Methodology (spring) Quant Aspholm Ingalill
2023-02-24 13:45 - 15:15 E385 Methodology (spring) Quant Aspholm Ingalill
2023-03-03 12:00 - 13:30 Methodology (spring) Christa Tigerstedt is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/66183094880?from=addon Meeting ID: 661 8309 4880 One tap mobile +46850520017,,66183094880# Sweden +46850539728,,66183094880# Sweden Dial by your location +46 8 5052 0017 Sweden +46 850 539 728 Sweden +46 8 4468 2488 Sweden +46 8 5016 3827 Sweden +46 8 5050 0828 Sweden +46 8 5050 0829 Sweden Meeting ID: 661 8309 4880 Find your local number: https://arcada.zoom.us/u/cc3gfDIGV6 Join by SIP 66183094880@109.105.112.236 66183094880@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 661 8309 4880 Tigerstedt Christa
2023-03-06 12:00 - 13:30 Methodology (spring) Coaching Aspholm Ingalill
Tigerstedt Christa
2023-03-13 12:00 - 13:30 Methodology (spring) Coaching Aspholm Ingalill
Tigerstedt Christa
2023-03-17 12:00 - 13:30 Methodology (spring) Quant Aspholm Ingalill
2023-03-24 12:00 - 13:30 F249 Methodology (spring) Coaching Aspholm Ingalill
Tigerstedt Christa
2023-04-13 12:00 - 13:30 Methodology (spring) Focus group simulation, 5 p  Christa Tigerstedt is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/69475695645?from=addon Meeting ID: 694 7569 5645 One tap mobile +46850500829,,69475695645# Sweden +46850520017,,69475695645# Sweden Dial by your location +46 8 5050 0829 Sweden +46 8 5052 0017 Sweden +46 850 539 728 Sweden +46 8 4468 2488 Sweden +46 8 5016 3827 Sweden +46 8 5050 0828 Sweden Meeting ID: 694 7569 5645 Find your local number: https://arcada.zoom.us/u/cb5xQ69wj Join by SIP 69475695645@109.105.112.236 69475695645@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 694 7569 5645 Tigerstedt Christa
2023-04-18 13:45 - 15:15 Methodology (spring) Analysis workshop, 5p Tigerstedt Christa

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