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CourseCodeSemesterT+P (Hour)CreditECTS
QUANTITATIVE METHODSBUS2270330Spring Semester3+035
Course Program
Prerequisites Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Language of CourseEnglish
Course LevelFirst Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Course TypeRequired
Course CoordinatorAssist.Prof. Esra BAYTÖREN
Name of Lecturer(s)Assist.Prof. Burcu İNCİ
Assistant(s)
AimAfter successfully completing this course, you will understand what it means to review the literature critically; be introduced to research philosophies and approaches to reasoning; learn a range of strategies, techniques and procedures with which you could collect and analyze data; and consider how to report and present your research. Of equal importance, you will know that there is no one best way for undertaking all research. Rather you will be aware of the choices you will have to make and how these will impact upon what you can find out. This means you will be able to make a series of informed choices including your research philosophy, approaches to reasoning, strategies, techniques and procedures that are most suitable to your own research project and be able to justify them. In this course, you will be introduced to the wealth of data that are available online, both online and face-to-face procedures for collecting your own data and techniques for analyzing different types of data, have a chance to practice them, and be able to select and justify which to use.
Course ContentThis course contains; General course overview and introduction,Research, reflective diaries and the purpose of this book,Generating a research idea and developing your research proposal,Critically reviewing the literature,Understanding research philosophy and approaches to theory development,Formulating the research design,Negotiating access and research ethics,Selecting samples,Obtaining and evaluating secondary data,Collecting primary data using observation,Collecting primary data using interviews and diaries,Collecting primary data using questionnaires,Analyzing data quantitatively,Analyzing data quantitatively.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
1.Will be able to gain an advanced understanding of business research problems.10, 16, 9C, E
1.1 Defines research methodologies
1.2 Explains both qualitative and quantitative analysis
1.3 Evaluates a research project
2. Will be able to distil an identified business problem into a succinct research problem(s).10, 16, 9C, E
2.1 Articulates research problem into a comprehensive research
2.2 Creates a research brief containing the information necessary to solve the problem under consideration
2.3 Creates a research summary with objectives
3. Will be able to complete a research proposal for implementation at either a local or international level.10, 16, 9C, E
3.1 Prepares a research proposal with a literature review of the necessary depth to ensure a full understanding of what is already known about the problem under study
3.2 Prepares a research proposal that includes the design of the research on the problem under investigation
3.3 Prepares a research proposal including the data collection method, sampling method and analysis method of the research
3.4 Prepares an indicative time frame for each phase of the proposed research and budget
4. Will be able to apply a broad understanding of issues specific to undertaking business research across international boundaries.10, 16, 9C, E
4.1 Explains the strategies and approaches s/he will use to solve the cultural, geographical, and linguistic difficulties while doing research
4.2 Explains the strategies and approaches s/he will use to solve financial difficulties s/he may encounter while doing research
4.3 Explains the strategies and approaches that can be used to solve a research project in the design, implementation, and evaluation
5. Will be able to take account of the importance of ethical conduct in undertaking research 10, 16, 9C, E
5.1 Explains the potential implications of ethical conduct on business relationships and potential respondents
5.2 Understands the sensitivity to cultural differences
5.3 Recognizes the importance of honesty and accuracy in the design, analysis, evaluation, and reporting of a research project.
Teaching Methods:10: Discussion Method, 16: Question - Answer Technique, 9: Lecture Method
Assessment Methods:C: Multiple-Choice Exam, E: Homework

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1General course overview and introduction
2Research, reflective diaries and the purpose of this book
3Generating a research idea and developing your research proposal
4Critically reviewing the literature
5Understanding research philosophy and approaches to theory development
6Formulating the research design
7Negotiating access and research ethics
8Selecting samples
9Obtaining and evaluating secondary data
10Collecting primary data using observation
11Collecting primary data using interviews and diaries
12Collecting primary data using questionnaires
13Analyzing data quantitatively
14Analyzing data quantitatively
Resources
[1] Research Methods for Business Students, Mark NK Saunders, Philip Lewis, and Adrian Thornhill, Pearson, Ninth edition, 2023 [2] Research Methods for Business - A Skill Building Approach, Uma Sekaran, John Wiley and Sons, 4th ed., 2003. [3] Research Methods for Business and Social Science Students, John Adams, Hafiz T.A. Khan, Robert Raeside, Sage Publications, 2nd ed., 2014.
[4] Lecture Notes

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications
NoProgram QualificationContribution Level
12345
1
Defines the theoretical issues in the field of business administration
2
Describes the necessary qualitative and quantitative methods in the field of business and management.
X
3
Uses at least one computer program in the field of business and management
4
Sustains proficiency in a foreign language required for business and management.
5
Prepares managerial investment projects and work in a team.
X
6
Constantly renews himself / herself by following developments in business and management with an understanding of the importance of lifelong learning through critically evaluating the knowledge and skills that s/he has got.
7
Uses theoretical and practical expertise in the field of business administration
X
8
Follows up-to-date technology using a foreign language at least A1 level, holds verbal / written communication.
X
9
Adopts organizational / institutional and social ethical values.
X
9
Adopts organizational / institutional and social ethical values.
X
10
Within the framework of service responsiveness, adopts social responsibility principles and takes initiative when necessary.
11
Uses and analyses basic facts and data in different disciplines (economics, finance, sociology, law, business) in order to conduct interdisciplinary studies.
X
12
Uses and Analyses the fundamental and advanced techniques in the field to enhance business performance, productivity, sustainability,innovation and research, efficiency and effectiveness.

Assessment Methods

Contribution LevelAbsolute Evaluation
Rate of Midterm Exam to Success 40
Rate of Final Exam to Success 60
Total 100
ECTS / Workload Table
ActivitiesNumber ofDuration(Hour)Total Workload(Hour)
Course Hours14342
Guided Problem Solving000
Resolution of Homework Problems and Submission as a Report616
Term Project000
Presentation of Project / Seminar000
Quiz000
Midterm Exam15050
General Exam15252
Performance Task, Maintenance Plan000
Total Workload(Hour)150
Dersin AKTS Kredisi = Toplam İş Yükü (Saat)/30*=(150/30)5
ECTS of the course: 30 hours of work is counted as 1 ECTS credit.

Detail Informations of the Course

Course Description

CourseCodeSemesterT+P (Hour)CreditECTS
QUANTITATIVE METHODSBUS2270330Spring Semester3+035
Course Program
Prerequisites Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Language of CourseEnglish
Course LevelFirst Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Course TypeRequired
Course CoordinatorAssist.Prof. Esra BAYTÖREN
Name of Lecturer(s)Assist.Prof. Burcu İNCİ
Assistant(s)
AimAfter successfully completing this course, you will understand what it means to review the literature critically; be introduced to research philosophies and approaches to reasoning; learn a range of strategies, techniques and procedures with which you could collect and analyze data; and consider how to report and present your research. Of equal importance, you will know that there is no one best way for undertaking all research. Rather you will be aware of the choices you will have to make and how these will impact upon what you can find out. This means you will be able to make a series of informed choices including your research philosophy, approaches to reasoning, strategies, techniques and procedures that are most suitable to your own research project and be able to justify them. In this course, you will be introduced to the wealth of data that are available online, both online and face-to-face procedures for collecting your own data and techniques for analyzing different types of data, have a chance to practice them, and be able to select and justify which to use.
Course ContentThis course contains; General course overview and introduction,Research, reflective diaries and the purpose of this book,Generating a research idea and developing your research proposal,Critically reviewing the literature,Understanding research philosophy and approaches to theory development,Formulating the research design,Negotiating access and research ethics,Selecting samples,Obtaining and evaluating secondary data,Collecting primary data using observation,Collecting primary data using interviews and diaries,Collecting primary data using questionnaires,Analyzing data quantitatively,Analyzing data quantitatively.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
1.Will be able to gain an advanced understanding of business research problems.10, 16, 9C, E
1.1 Defines research methodologies
1.2 Explains both qualitative and quantitative analysis
1.3 Evaluates a research project
2. Will be able to distil an identified business problem into a succinct research problem(s).10, 16, 9C, E
2.1 Articulates research problem into a comprehensive research
2.2 Creates a research brief containing the information necessary to solve the problem under consideration
2.3 Creates a research summary with objectives
3. Will be able to complete a research proposal for implementation at either a local or international level.10, 16, 9C, E
3.1 Prepares a research proposal with a literature review of the necessary depth to ensure a full understanding of what is already known about the problem under study
3.2 Prepares a research proposal that includes the design of the research on the problem under investigation
3.3 Prepares a research proposal including the data collection method, sampling method and analysis method of the research
3.4 Prepares an indicative time frame for each phase of the proposed research and budget
4. Will be able to apply a broad understanding of issues specific to undertaking business research across international boundaries.10, 16, 9C, E
4.1 Explains the strategies and approaches s/he will use to solve the cultural, geographical, and linguistic difficulties while doing research
4.2 Explains the strategies and approaches s/he will use to solve financial difficulties s/he may encounter while doing research
4.3 Explains the strategies and approaches that can be used to solve a research project in the design, implementation, and evaluation
5. Will be able to take account of the importance of ethical conduct in undertaking research 10, 16, 9C, E
5.1 Explains the potential implications of ethical conduct on business relationships and potential respondents
5.2 Understands the sensitivity to cultural differences
5.3 Recognizes the importance of honesty and accuracy in the design, analysis, evaluation, and reporting of a research project.
Teaching Methods:10: Discussion Method, 16: Question - Answer Technique, 9: Lecture Method
Assessment Methods:C: Multiple-Choice Exam, E: Homework

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1General course overview and introduction
2Research, reflective diaries and the purpose of this book
3Generating a research idea and developing your research proposal
4Critically reviewing the literature
5Understanding research philosophy and approaches to theory development
6Formulating the research design
7Negotiating access and research ethics
8Selecting samples
9Obtaining and evaluating secondary data
10Collecting primary data using observation
11Collecting primary data using interviews and diaries
12Collecting primary data using questionnaires
13Analyzing data quantitatively
14Analyzing data quantitatively
Resources
[1] Research Methods for Business Students, Mark NK Saunders, Philip Lewis, and Adrian Thornhill, Pearson, Ninth edition, 2023 [2] Research Methods for Business - A Skill Building Approach, Uma Sekaran, John Wiley and Sons, 4th ed., 2003. [3] Research Methods for Business and Social Science Students, John Adams, Hafiz T.A. Khan, Robert Raeside, Sage Publications, 2nd ed., 2014.
[4] Lecture Notes

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications
NoProgram QualificationContribution Level
12345
1
Defines the theoretical issues in the field of business administration
2
Describes the necessary qualitative and quantitative methods in the field of business and management.
X
3
Uses at least one computer program in the field of business and management
4
Sustains proficiency in a foreign language required for business and management.
5
Prepares managerial investment projects and work in a team.
X
6
Constantly renews himself / herself by following developments in business and management with an understanding of the importance of lifelong learning through critically evaluating the knowledge and skills that s/he has got.
7
Uses theoretical and practical expertise in the field of business administration
X
8
Follows up-to-date technology using a foreign language at least A1 level, holds verbal / written communication.
X
9
Adopts organizational / institutional and social ethical values.
X
9
Adopts organizational / institutional and social ethical values.
X
10
Within the framework of service responsiveness, adopts social responsibility principles and takes initiative when necessary.
11
Uses and analyses basic facts and data in different disciplines (economics, finance, sociology, law, business) in order to conduct interdisciplinary studies.
X
12
Uses and Analyses the fundamental and advanced techniques in the field to enhance business performance, productivity, sustainability,innovation and research, efficiency and effectiveness.

Assessment Methods

Contribution LevelAbsolute Evaluation
Rate of Midterm Exam to Success 40
Rate of Final Exam to Success 60
Total 100

Numerical Data

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