Syllabus

Titel
1238 Research Seminar on Information Management and Control
LV-Leiter/innen
Univ.Prof. Dr. Edward Bernroider
Kontakt
  • LV-Typ
    PI
  • Semesterstunden
    2
  • Unterrichtssprache
    Englisch
Anmeldung
17.09.2018 bis 10.10.2018
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Bachelor
Termine
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Dienstag 16.10.2018 10:00 - 12:00 D2.0.330
Dienstag 23.10.2018 10:00 - 13:00 D2.1.103
Dienstag 30.10.2018 10:00 - 13:00 D2.1.103
Dienstag 06.11.2018 11:30 - 16:00 D2.1.103
Dienstag 08.01.2019 13:00 - 15:00 D2.0.330
Donnerstag 10.01.2019 09:00 - 17:00 D2.0.330

Inhalte der LV

The course will cover the following topics:
  • Changing focus topics and research problems in IS Management and Control
  • Criteria for developing research proposals
  • Criteria for conducting research
  • Literature reviews
  • Research methods
  • Epistemological and methodological viewpoints 

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

By the end of this course students should be able to:
  • Understand the general requirements for research projects in IS Management and Control
  • Understand the usual steps and parameters of a literature search and what a good literature review needs to include
  • Conduct a systematic literature search to show the state-of-the art in the context of the given research aim
  • Select and apply the appropriate methodology to a research problem independently
  • Write-up a short seminar paper according to the requirements of academic writing in the field of IS Management and Control
  • Select the most important findings to be professionally presented in a concise manner.
  • Apply a range of transferable skills such as literature search, analytical skills, application of theory to real life situations, teamwork, presentation, motivation and interpersonal skills.

Regelung zur Anwesenheit

Mandatory attendance: In order to pass this course an overall attendance of at least 80% is required.

Lehr-/Lerndesign

The course will be conducted in block mode. A number of individual meetings with the supervisors are a planned component of this course. The whole course is intended to be highly interactive. This course involves private study including guided reading associated with focus topics, independent work, and preparation for and production of a research assignment. 

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

Formative assessment will take place during each session when students can raise questions, discuss topics and present findings. Formal grading of work and learning outcome will include the quality of the research proposal (10%), final research paper (60%) and presentation (20%), and level and quality of active participation (10%). This reflects the multi-step research assignment with different deliverables graded separately.

Erreichbarkeit des/der Vortragenden

Students are welcome to discuss course-related issues during weekly surgery hours or by appointment (email: roman.walser@wu.ac.at or edward.bernroider@wu.ac.at).

Sonstiges

Literature will be handed out in the class or uploaded to learn@wu
Zuletzt bearbeitet: 20.06.2018



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