This free course, Understanding different research perspectives, explores the development of the research process looking at the different perspectives from which an issue or phenomenon can be investigated; and highlights the main methodologies that can be used to investigate a business issue. By looking at different perspectives/approaches to issues and phenomena, different research methodologies and ethical considerations this course will sustain the development of a research study, from the initial idea of what to investigate; to the elaboration of specific research questions; the research design, strategy and methodology.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
understand the different perspectives from which a problem can be investigated
consider the researcher's involvement in the research process as insider and/or outsider
reflect on the importance of ethical processes in research
understand the development of a research strategy and how this is translated into a research design