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040081 UE Empirical Methods II (MA) (2017W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work


As part of the course grade, your class participation will be assessed every session. You will automatically fail the class if you miss more than 20% of sessions.

For Major: completed Minor

For Management Competencies or KFK: Empirical Methods in Strategy Research I- completed successfully


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 30 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 13.10. 08:00 - 18:15 PC-Seminarraum 2 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Saturday 14.10. 08:00 - 18:15 PC-Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Tuesday 24.10. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock


Aims, contents and method of the course

The goal of the follow-up course is to conduct their own empirical work building on the insights gained in the first course. In the beginning students will choose topics and we will discuss possible ways to test the ideas. After introducing methods to analyze the results, students develop their own research questions, a methodology testing those, and learn to download, prepare, code and analyze data in a statistical software program.
Language: The course is held in English.

Assessment and permitted materials

Class participation (35% of total grade), Written individual Exam (20% of total grade), Project (45%) 50% of the total 100% are required to pass the course.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Overview and in-depth knowledge of the fundamental data preparation and analyzing methods in management research
Ability to assess quality of empirical research in management
Practical experience by conducting a study on a management related issue

Examination topics

Student Presentations
In-class exercises

Reading list


Association in the course directory

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