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Research-based Development (5 cr)

Code: YZWZ0110-3035

General information


Timing

28.08.2023 - 19.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face

Unit

School of Business

Campus

Main Campus

Teaching languages

  • English

Seats

5 - 50

Degree programmes

  • Diploma in International Business Management

Teachers

  • Shomaila Sadaf

Groups

  • HKV23KDIBM
    Diploma in International Business Management
  • HKV23SDIBM
    Post-Graduate Diploma in International Business Management
  • 31.08.2023 15:00 - 16:45, Research-based Development YZWZ0110-3035
  • 07.09.2023 15:00 - 16:45, Research-based Development YZWZ0110-3035
  • 14.09.2023 15:00 - 16:45, Research-based Development YZWZ0110-3035
  • 21.09.2023 15:00 - 16:45, Research-based Development YZWZ0110-3035
  • 28.09.2023 15:00 - 16:45, Research-based Development YZWZ0110-3035
  • 05.10.2023 15:00 - 16:45, Research-based Development YZWZ0110-3035
  • 12.10.2023 15:00 - 16:45, Research-based Development YZWZ0110-3035
  • 26.10.2023 15:00 - 16:45, Research-based Development YZWZ0110-3035
  • 02.11.2023 15:00 - 16:45, Research-based Development YZWZ0110-3035
  • 09.11.2023 15:00 - 16:45, Research-based Development YZWZ0110-3035
  • 16.11.2023 15:00 - 16:45, Research-based Development YZWZ0110-3035
  • 23.11.2023 15:00 - 16:45, Research-based Development YZWZ0110-3035
  • 30.11.2023 15:00 - 16:45, Research-based Development YZWZ0110-3035
  • 07.12.2023 15:00 - 16:45, Research-based Development YZWZ0110-3035
  • 14.12.2023 15:00 - 16:45, Research-based Development YZWZ0110-3035

Objective

Purpose of the course
The purpose of this course is to understand the meaning of research-based development and to get one's own toolkit for development activities

Competences:
Ethics
Proactive development
Learning to learn

Learning outcomes
After completing this course, you will understand the difference between scientific research and research-based development. You understand the principles of research-based development and its methodological starting points. You know the process of research-based development. You master and are able to apply some working life development methods in development activities at your field of practice. You understand the importance of research ethics and good scientific practice in research-based development.

Content

The starting points and methodology of research-based development
Research ethics and the responsible conduct of research
Process and management of research-based development
Research and development methods, data collection and data analysis
Assessment as part of research-based development

Location and time

Autumn semester

Oppimateriaali ja suositeltava kirjallisuus

Course Material:
Lecture slides and recommended research articles will be available in Study Material folder and other sub-folders.
Books-
1. Research methods for Business Students; Mark Saunders, Philip Lewis, Adrian Thornhill, additional virtual material available
2. Qualitative Research Methods for the Social Sciences, 8/E, Bruce L. Berg, California State University, Long Beach, Howard Lune, Hunter College, 2012
3. Berenson, Levine, and Krehbiel (2004). Basic Business Statistics: Concepts and Applications, 9th Edition.
4. Cresswell (2003). Research Design, Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods Approaches

Teaching methods

Teaching will take place only in the classroom.

Exam schedules

Presentations and closed book written examination will be held during the last lecture meeting.

International connections

Possibility to participate in the international projects.

Student workload

Lectures 27 h
Assignments 54 h
Independent study 54 h
Total 135h (one credit equals 27 hours of student work)

Evaluation scale

0-5

Arviointikriteerit, tyydyttävä (1-2)

Sufficient 1
You understand the differences and similarities between research-based development and academic research. You are able to describe the different stages of the development process and choose methods suitable for your research/development topic. You understand the significance of research ethics in research-based development.

Satisfactory 2
You understand the differences and similarities between research-based development and academic research. You describe the stages of the development process and choose methods suitable for your development topic, and reflect on and assess their suitability with the help of literature. You understand the significance of research ethics in research-based development.

Arviointikriteerit, hyvä (3-4)

Good 3
You are able to compare the differences and similarities between research-based development and academic research. You are able to analyse development processes and methods suitable for your development topic, and reflect on and assess their suitability with the help of literature. You understand the significance of research ethics in research-based development.

Very good 4
You compare the similarities and differences between research-based development and academic research in a diverse way. You describe the stages of the development process with justifications, apply methods suitable for your development topic, and reflect on and assess their suitability critically and with the help of literature. You understand the significance of research ethics in research-based development.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Excellent 5
You are able to critically assess research-based development. You describe the stages of the development process with justifications, apply methods suitable for your development topic, and critically assess their suitability for development work in the field. You understand the significance of research ethics in research-based development.

Further information

The course can be studied by using studification combining study & work in accordance with Jamk Degree regulation 17 § the guidelines for identifying and recognizing competence and Jamk processes.