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Using data to aid organisational change
This free course explores how to use data to inform a change you would like to make within your business or organisational context. It looks at the type of evidence you can gather to inform your proposed change, and how to evaluate data with a view to using it as part of this transformation. Specifically, you will learn about internal and external sources of secondary information and how to evaluate them. You will also examine how to negotiate access to different types of information in a work context. Finally, you will obtain hands on experience in collecting and using secondary sources of information in the context of researching and making this organisational change.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- identify a focus area for organisational change and design research questions to support this change
- collect evidence to underpin the change rationale identified
- evaluate primary and secondary data
- identify access and stakeholder issues that may enable or inhibit the change.
First Published: 20/04/2021
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 Becoming a practitioner-researcher
- 2 Refining your opportunity for change
- 3 Developing research questions
- 4 What is secondary data?
- 5 External secondary data
- 6 The advantages and limitations of secondary data
- 7 Evaluating internal and external secondary data
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10 hours study
Level 2: Intermediate
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