Research Project

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Research Project



Course Description

The Master thesis is a curriculum obligation for all students of this postgraduate Programme. The primary objective of this course is to develop a research orientation among the students and to acquaint them with fundamentals of research methods by applying them in the research field.

Based on the above the students identify an issue or a problem which merits investigation and develop the Research Project Proposal.

Specifically, the objectives of the course are to:

  • Enable students to develop further the skills and knowledge gained on the program by applying them to the analysis of a specific problem or issue, via a substantial piece of independent work carried out over an extended period.
  • Enable students to demonstrate proficiency in the design of a research project, application of appropriate research methods, collection and analysis of data, and presentation of results.
  • Develop in students an ability to extract and present meaningful information from quantitative data and to critically evaluate their results in relation to organizations.
  • Develop in students an ability to critically evaluate forecasting methods and models for public organizations.
  • Give students the ability to construct effective forecasts and to interface these with real problems and strategies.
  • Familiarize students with knowledge assurance for human behaviour in the workplace through research projects, finding and analyzing data, and presenting results.