Applied methods in Organisation & Strategy

2022/2023

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module gives the student an introduction to methodology and practices within organisation and strategy, including qualitative and quantitative research methods in relation to subject-specific theory of science and the connection between theory and method. Furthermore, the module develops skills and competencies to design/define research processes as well as to use digital tools and methods for researching organisations and strategy.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary knowledge on:

  • central theoretical approaches to qualitative and quantitative methods for the study of organisation and strategy.
  • theoretical and practical potentials and challenges of applying both qualitative and quantitative methods for the study of organisation and strategy.
  • methodological considerations concerning subject-specific theory of science including the connection between theory and methods.

Skills

The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary skills in:

  • selecting and reflecting upon relevant methodologies to design studies in relation to organisation and strategy.
  • collecting and analysing study results while taking into account both individual and group learning process in the research design process.
  • selecting and applying digital tools and methods for research and analysis.

Competences

The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary competences in:

  • design and organise studies within organisation and strategy, including choice of study object, method and theory.
  • independently planning and executing research design within organisation and strategy using both qualitative and quantitative methods.
  • translating and presenting research results including dissemination for peers and non-specialists.

Type of instruction

For information see ยง 17.

Exam

Exams

Name of examApplied methods in Organisation & Strategy
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Group examination with max. 4 students.
ECTS10
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleAnvendt metode inden for organisation og strategi
Module codeKAORS20223
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS10
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Economics and Business Administration
DepartmentAAU Business School
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities