Business Research Methods (11172.2)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
| UC - Canberra, Bruce
UC - Global Business College of Australia, Melbourne
UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra Business School||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|| Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Explain the importance of quantitative and qualitative research methods to business, the difference between qualitative and quantitative data and identify examples of each type of data;
2. Describe what research and research ethics are and understand the steps involved in the business research process;
3. Conduct a critical literature review;
4. Explain basic descriptive and inferential statistics;
5. Conduct basic statistical data analysis in a spread sheet environment; and
6. Develop and write a research proposal
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||08 February 2021||Flexible||Dr Jennifer Loh|
|2021||UC - Global Business College of Australia, Melbourne||Semester 2||02 August 2021||On-Campus||Prof Raechel Johns|
|2021||UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's||Semester 2||02 August 2021||On-Campus||Dr Jennifer Loh|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||02 August 2021||Flexible||Dr Johra Fatima|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||07 February 2022||Flexible||Dr Jennifer Loh|
|2022||UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's||Semester 2||01 August 2022||On-Campus||Dr Jennifer Loh|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||On-Campus||Dr Jennifer Loh|
|2022||UC - Global Business College of Australia, Melbourne||Semester 2||01 August 2022||On-Campus||Prof Raechel Johns|
Quilan, C., Babin, B., Carr, J.C., Griffin, M., & Zikmund, W. (2019). Business research methods (2nd Ed.). London, UK: Cengage Learning EMEA. ISBN: 978-1-4737-6035-6
It is imperative that student order the texbook via the publisher as soon as possible. An E-book is also available and student are encourgae to contact Cengage as soon as possible. Information for Cengage publisher is provided in the announcement board.
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
MEETING UNIT REQUIREMENTS
In order to pass this unit, students must submit all assessments. Failure to do so will result in an automatic NC (Non-complete) and student will be excluded from the unit.
In addition, request for assignment extension must be accompanied with relevant documentations and must be submitted to the unit convenor's email BEFORE the due date on an official work day. No verbal extension will be provided.
Students must achieve at least a 50% to contribute towards a passing grade in the unit.
ATTENDANCE, PARTICIPATION IN CLASS AND ON THE LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
The teaching and learning processes in this unit model is participatory and co-operative learning processes used by effective learners. As the content of this unit is mathematical intensive and cumulative, students are strongly encouraged to pace themselves throughout the semester.
Students are responsible in ensuring that they have read and understood the information provided in this unit guide and on the unit plan. Students are also responsible for all the content in their textbook, lecture power-point slides, labs and tutorial materials. Finally, students are fully responsible and MUST check and monitor their learning management site for updates regularly. Failure to do so may result in students not having the latest information needed to pass this unit.
Required IT skills
Required IT skills for completion of the unit (Word processing, Excel, SPSS etc).
Work placement, internships or practicums