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General Information

Since research methodology is applicable to all aspects of business, this course will guide you in understanding research philosophies, research methodology, research design, and collecting and analysing data to produce meaningful information for management decision-making.

The course will also provide you with a sound basis for research that can be used both in your personal and work life.

Who will benefit most?

This course will benefit researchers, students, middle and senior managers, executives, entrepreneurs and individuals who are involved in research and require a more advanced understanding of research.

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Critically explain research terminology, concepts and principles
  • Evaluate and compare the various types of research philosophies
  • Apply and critique various research methods
  • Comply with ethical issues in business research
  • Understand the relationship between information sources and the knowledge management process of a specific organisation
  • Collect and analyse data and demonstrate its value in business decision-making
  • Apply the research process in resolving a business problem
  • Collate and analyse data by performing the relevant descriptive and inferential statistical analysis using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply advanced statistical and other scientific data analysis techniques
  • Develop and present a professional research proposal and report

  • A Certificate of Competence will be awarded to all participants who successfully submit and pass their assignments, and exams*
  • A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to all who successfully submit and pass their assignments
  • A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to all who attended the training session


*On successful completion of this short learning programme, the participant may be considered for exemption from the equivalent course in the respective qualification, provided that he or she meets qualification entrance criteria. Exemption fees may apply.

2-day course contact time including facilitation and group activities

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