Advanced Research Methods in Entrepreneurship 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 entrepreneurship, 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 investigatio, such as:
• critically reviewing literature and relating it to the research project at hand,
• choosing a research strategy,
• considering ethical aspects of research strategy,
• defining sample/cases and applying quantitative and/or qualitative methods for collecting, expressing and analyzing empirical material,
• presenting the results, and,
• 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 entrepreneurship and critically discuss the scientific contribution of other students.
Connection to Research and Practice
The course focuses on the practical, methodological, and philosophical implications, procedures and concepts of scientific research. The acquired skills and knowledge foster a deeper understanding of the scientific basis of the subsequent courses in the program and strengthen academic study and writing skills. As future managers/entrepreneurs and knowledge workers, the course skills support a critical and reflective stance towards practice-relevant knowledge and procedures for generating insights into their work context.
PrerequisitesBachelor’s degree in Business Administration (i.e the equivalent of 180 credits at an accredited university) or equivalent..
Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: JARR26
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School
Previous and ongoing course occasions
Type of courseProgram
SemesterAutumn 2021: Nov 01 - Jan 16
Rate of Study50%
Course coordinatorThomas Cyron
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students15000kr