At the end of the course student should be able to:
- Identify problem(s) of the study and to develop the study based on the problems identified.
- Communicate the report in accordance with the academic write-up standard.
- Use, experience and develop the academic knowledge gain from the project study.
- Identify and determine the problem objectively, analytically and critically, besides solving the problem(s) systematically.
- Work independently on the research study to use appropriate method to solve the research problem(s).
- Communicate the outcomes in a form of standardized academic write-up format.
- Use appropriate computer software packages in analyzing and preparing the report write-up.
- Apply and develop academic knowledge gain from the course and to gains as much experience as possible in running the study.
- Background of the study
- Must be supported by valid evidence
- 1.1 Problem Statements:
- Problem situation
- Problem statement in general
- Problem statement in specific
(What is the problem that result to the study)
- 1.2 The aims of the study
- 1.3 Research objectives
- 1.4 Scope of the study
- 1.5 Limitation of the study
- 1.6 Significance of the study
- Research Design:
- Data Collection
- Data Analysis
Refer to “thesis write-up” format
- Textbooks (10-15)
- Journals (20-40)
- Magazines, Newspaper, etc
Data Analysis and Findings
- Analyzing data using SPSS 11.0 software package
- Identify what to be tested and what test to be conducted i.e. Chi-Square, Cross-tabulation etc
- Shows results in tabulation, charts or other graphical tools
- To discuss the findings critically
Conclusions and Recommendations
- Discuss the findings further by providing conclusions of the study
- To provide solution or recommendations to the problem(s) identified in the study
Book Title -: Business Research Methods (11th Ed.)
Author/s -: Cooper, DR & Schindler, PS.
Publisher -: New York : McGraw-Hill.(2010)
Book Title -: Research methods for Business Students (5th Ed.)
Author/s -: Saunders, M.
Publisher -: Harlow : Pearson Education (2012)