Project Seminar in Management
Cod: 62077
Department: DCSG
Scientific area: Management
Total working hours: 156
Total contact time: 40

The Research Seminar in Management aims to: consolidate the research base acquired in the 1st semester; develop aspects of theoretical and practical case-related research in the area of Management, and to support students in designing research and in preparing the research proposal to be submitted at the end of second semester.

Research Methodologies
Research objectives
Research design

At end of this course each student shall be able to:

 1. Correctly define research questions and objectives
 2. Prepare the design research
 3. Identify different types of data and collection methods and analysis
 4. Prepare a research proposal
 5. Analyze dissertations, identifying its key points that can be reproduced in your own project, and identifying errors, avoiding them in your own project

 1. Scientific relevance of the topic
 2. Research questions and objectives
 3. Design research
 4. Data types
 5. Data collection
 6. Data analysis
 7. Critical analysis of dissertations
 8. Dissertation plan preparation

Saunders, M., Lewis, P. & Thornhill, A. (2012) Research Methods for Business Students. 6th edition. Pearson: Essex. (Or a more recent edition)

Scientific papers indicated by the professor



Evaluation is made on individual basis and it involves the coexistence of two modes: continuous assessment (60%) and final evaluation (40%). Further information is detailed in the Learning Agreement of the course unit.

It is suggested that students attend and take advantage of Research Methodologies and Techniques Seminar.