BUS602 Quantitative Research Methods in Business

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
BUS602 Quantitative Research Methods in Business 3 0 6 Monday 17:00-19:50
Prerequisite None It is a prerequisite to

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Assistant Assistant E-mail eknezovic@ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives This course is designed to expose students to quantitative research methods concepts required for analysis in business research.
Textbook Cumming, G. & Calin-Jageman, R. (2017). Introduction to New Statistics: Estimation, Open Science, and Beyond. Routledge.
Additional Literature
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Explain the process of conducting quantitative research design.
  2. Explain the reasons for choosing the quantitative research design.
  3. Use the proper steps in the literature review.
  4. Collect, analyze, and interpret quantitative data.
  5. Report and discuss quantitative data.
Teaching Methods The methods include lectures (which may involve power point presentation, video and audio aids), student presentations, projects and class discussions.
Teaching Method Delivery Teaching Method Delivery Notes
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction
Week 2 The nature of quantitative research Chapter 1
Week 3 Research Design and Causality Special reading
Week 4 Measuring and describing variables / Assignment 1 Chapter 2
Week 5 Confidence Intervals and Hypothesis Testing Chapters 4-6
Week 6 Confidence Intervals and Hypothesis Testing / Assignment 2 Chapters 4-6
Week 7 Interim Exam 1
Week 8 Difference in Means and ANOVA Chapter 7
Week 9 Difference in Means and ANOVA Chapter 8
Week 10 Univariate Regression Chapter 9
Week 11 Univariate Regression / Assignment 3 Chapter 10
Week 12 Multivariate Regression Special reading
Week 13 Multivariate Regression / Assignment 4 Special reading
Week 14 Interim Exam 1
Week 15 Final paper presentation
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Paper 1 50 1-5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Interim Exam 2 30 1-2
Assignments 4 20 1-5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture hours 3 15 45 Home study 2 15 30
Interim exam study 10 2 20 Assignments 5 4 20
Final paper 35 1 35
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 16/02/2021
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