Advanced Research Methods in Supply Chain Management 7,5 Credits
Course ContentsThe overall objective is to develop knowledge and understanding of scientific research methods in business administration and to provide skills to design and accomplish a research project in Supply Chain Management, performing analyses using qualitative and quantitative research methods and to communicate the results. Furthermore, the student should be able to reflect on research outcomes based on methodological and philosophical approaches.
The content reflects the various steps taken in a scientific investigation:
- critically reviewing literature and relating it to the research project at hand,
- choosing research strategy,
- considering ethical aspects of research strategy,
- defining sample/cases and applying quantitative and/or qualitative methods for collecting, expressing and analysing empirical material,
- presenting the results,
- relating frameworks, methods and results to research philosophy.
During the course, students will produce a literature review, develop and carry out their own research projects, present a scientific report in Supply Chain Management and critically discuss the scientific contribution of other students.
PrerequisitesBachelor’s degree in Business Administration (i.e the equivalent of 180 credits at an accredited university)
Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: JARM26
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School
Previous and ongoing course occasions
Type of courseProgram
SemesterAutumn 2019: Oct 28 - Jan 12
Rate of Study50%
Course coordinatorMarkus Plate
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students15000kr