• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Management
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2019
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Gathering and interpreting information is critical to business decision-making. Having a firm grasp of business research methods can enable managers and business leaders to make better decisions and to solve problems more effectively. Students taking this course will develop a firm grasp of research methods and the research process in the business context. In so doing, students will further develop their analytical awareness and an ability to communicate, as well as the ability to discriminate between good research and bad research.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:

  1. define, explain and illustrate, from theoretical and practical perspectives, decision making concepts and processes in business settings;
  2. describe and evaluate research concepts and methods in a business setting;
  3. evaluate business research designs, including measurement and sampling methods; and,
  4. prepare research proposals and write research reports.

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

The assessment for this course will comprise:

  • Assignment 1: Report-Research article critique 15%
  • Assignment 2: Report-Research proposal 35%
  • Final Exam 50%

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours per week to completing the work. This will include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (including non-teaching weeks) on course reading, research, writing and assignment work.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4140
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $5460
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8077 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A

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