Busi 1316 Study Guide

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BUSINESS FACULTY
Course Study Guide
2013–14 Greenwich Maritime
Personal and Professional Development 2:
Communication and Research Skills
BUSI 1316

BUSI 1316
Personal and Professional Development 2: Course Guide
Contents
1 WELCOME………………………………………………………………………………………………….5
2 INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE………………………………………….…………………..6
2.1 AIMS………………………………………………………………………………….……….……….6
2.2 LEARNING OUTCOMES………………………………………………………….…………….6
2.3 LEARNING AND TEACHING ACTIVITIES………………………………………………..7
3 CONTACT DETAILS……………………………………………………………………………..……...8
4 COURSE CONTENT AND DESIGN……………………………………………………….……….8
4.1 PLANNED TERM DATES………………………………………………………………………..8
4.2 SCHEDULE OF LECTURES AND SEMINARS…………………………………………...9
4.3 REQUIRED READING………………………………………………………………….………..10
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State the management question you have chosen and why do you think it is important
2. State the research questions you identified which you derived from the management question
3. Describe three or four significant findings from the literature you have read that were most useful in helping you understand the context and background to the research
4. Describe the main features of your questionnaire and how you distributed it
5. Present the graphs or tables which summarise the quantitative data you collected and give your analysis of what the data are telling you ; (if there are too many graphs to present in the time, choose only the most significant)
6. Present your summary of any qualitative data you collected and your analysis of what the data are telling you
7. Give your conclusions about the management question you based your research on and any additional issues which your research finding have highlighted.

For item 5 above, use Excel to convert your quantitative data into charts. Use 2D or 3D columns
For item 6 give examples of significant statements or convert to qualitative data through a coding process – (as explained in the lecture and

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