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Goal

PH1 Research Knowledge and Understanding

Students will have an understanding of research philosophies, designs, methodologies and techniques foundational to conducting advanced academic research.

Learning Objectives

1.1 Articulate and discuss key philosophies that underpin knowledge development in the management field.
1.2 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of quantitative and qualitative research approaches and designs and why, when, and how to apply them in management research.
1.3 Identify the seminal, important, and current works in the field of specialization and demonstrate how they contribute to knowledge development and research in the discipline.

Goal

PH2 Scholarly Research

Students will be able to conduct scholarly research on complex issues facing organizations.

Learning Objectives

2.1 Identify significant knowledge gap(s) in a management area of choice and articulate its importance and relevance in the context of other research.
2.2 Generate research questions/issues that are interesting and relevant that lead to significant contribution to management knowledge.
2.3 Develop and apply the appropriate research designs, methods, techniques and tools that will address research questions/issues.

Goal

PH3 Communicate Research Work and Results

Students can effectively communicate complex ideas, research activities, and results to academic, practitioner, and student audiences both orally and in writing.

Learning Objectives

3.1 Write scholarly papers for internal and external academic audiences.
3.2 Participate in the academic publication process through familiarity with the key researchers and publication requirements of leading journals and conferences and by providing service, such as reviewing papers for these entities.
3.3 Submit written work to academic conferences or journals for publication and have at least one accepted.
3.4 Make oral presentations, communicate research work, and defend research ideas before professional audiences at academic and practitioner conferences, workshops, and seminars.

Goal

PH4 Professional Activities and Functions

Students can effectively teach, conduct research, and participate in professional organizations and networks in academic and other public and private sector organizations.

Learning Objectives

4.1 Teach effectively in a business school or deliver research-supported seminars and workshops to practitioners audiences.
4.2 Engage in research activities as a member of a research team.
4.3 Actively participate as a member in academic or professional bodies such as ASAC, AoM, AIS, ACM, AIB, AMA, among others.