Advanced Research Methods in Supply Chain Operations Management 7,5 Credits
Course ContentsThe main goal is to prepare the student to perform research on graduate and post-graduate levels. The student should be able to independently design, execute and evaluate a smaller research project, and be able to participate in a larger research project, within SCOM. The course aims to make the student familiar with the philosophical and methodological underpinnings of the SCOM field. To reflect SCOM, both quantitative and qualitative research methods will be included.
The course includes all stages of a research project, from definition of the purpose, to the presentations of the results. This scope includes activities such as literature review, considerations of relevance, preparation, planning and execution of a study, presenting implications and conclusions, and considering the study from a philosophical standpoint.
The course includes seminars and an project and:
- Research ethics
- Report writing and reference management
- Philosophy of science
- Research methodology
- Research methods
- Data types
- Data collection
- Data interpretation
- Research design
PrerequisitesPassed courses of at least 90 credits within the major subject industrial engineering and management, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering (or the equivalent), and 15 credits in mathematics. Proof of English proficiency is required.
Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: TARR21
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering