Video Enhanced On-Line Business Research Writing

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute

£ 6,700 - (Rs 5,55,787)
VAT not incl.

Important information

  • Seminar
  • Online
  • 60 hours of study
  • Duration:
    20 Days
  • When:

This course is designed for:
Business Researchers, Executives, Directors, Board of Directors, Marketing Managers, General Managers, Department Heads, Project Supervisors, Business owners and Entrepreneurs

Important information

Requirements: Degree or Relevant Work Experience


Where and when

Starts Location

What you'll learn on the course

Data Collection

Course programme

Course Contents, Concepts and Issues:

Business Research: An Introduction
  • Defining Research
  • Overview of Business Research
  • Importance of Research
  • Key Concepts of Research
  • Business Research and the Organisation
  • Research Skills
  • Research Process
  • Academic vs. Organisational Research
  • Role of the Supervisor
Developing a Research Topic
  • Nature of the Topic
  • Characteristics of a Good Research Topic
  • Formulating Research Questions
  • Developing Aims and Objectives
  • Theory, Research Questions and Objectives

Conducting Literature Review
  • Nature of the Literature Review
  • Literature Review Process
  • Sources of Literature
  • Critical Review
  • Structure of a Literature Review

Ethical Issues
  • The Nature of Ethics
  • Importance of Ethics in Research
  • Ethics Responsibilities to Research Stakeholders
  • Ethics Cross Culture
  • Ethical Approval for Research Involving Human Subjects

Developing a Research Design
  • Types of Research Study
  • Nature of Your Research Design
  • The Time Horizon
  • Testing the Quality of Research
  • The Research Proposal

Primary Data Collection
  • What Are Primary Data?
  • Primary Data Collection Options
  • Introduction to Questionnaires and Interviews
  • Interviews
  • Questionnaires
  • Observation
  • Conducting Field Work within the Organisation
  • Cultural Issues and Data Collection
  • A Mixed Methods Approach to Data Collection
  • The Project Supervisor and the Primary Data Collection

Using Secondary Data
  • What Are Secondary Data?
  • Reasons for Basing Your Research Project Entirely On Secondary Data
  • Business and Secondary Data
  • Internet as a Secondary Data Source
  • Literature Review vs. Secondary Data Analysis
  • Secondary Data Classifications
  • Advantages of Secondary Data
  • Disadvantages of Secondary Data
  • Evaluating Secondary Data
  • Presenting Secondary Data
  • The Project Supervisor and Secondary Data

Additional information

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute is registered with the UK Registry of Learning Providers (UKRLP) of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), formerly Department of Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS). Its registration number is 10019585 and can be verified at