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TMGT 8102 - Applied Research Methods

Technology Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

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Course Details

This course covers the issues, skills and instruments of both the producer and the consumer of research in the field of technology management. The main emphasis in the course will be on the effective application of practical qualitative approaches, and there will be opportunities to examine quantitative approaches [e.g., descriptive and inferential statistics] as well. Course content will be supplemented with contemporary case studies and exercises that will provide the opportunity to analyze and evaluate published research within technical, business and management disciplines from a practical applied perspective.

Prerequisite(s)

Departmental approval

Credits

3.0

Cost

$662.70

Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 45319

Tue Jan 12 - Tue Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 Tue 18:30 - 22:15 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Shan Satoglu

Course Outline

Cost

$662.70

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. If you want to register for TMGT 8102, please contact the department at terry_suen@bcit.ca or malford2@bcit.ca to obtain authorization to register. This course forms part of the Bachelor of Technology in TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT degree program. You may proceed to register for this course online, or by contacting Student Information and Enrollment Services (SIES) at 604-434-1610 or 1-866-434-1610 Toll-Free (Canada and US only). *There will be mandatory virtual sessions for this course on Tuesdays, 1830-2215 (PST). A virtual session schedule will be shared by your instructor on The Learning Hub and/or via email. Please be sure to sign in to The Learning Hub prior to the first session to make sure you know how to attend.* **Instructions for course readings (including purchasing instructions if applicable) will be released at the discretion of your instructor on The Learning Hub and/or via email.**
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the candidate will be able to:

  • explain the fundamental elements of research, analysis and test methods.
  • apply appropriate terminology commonly applied in professional research environments.
  • select and apply these elements to the need for solutions to practical problems encountered in the workplace.
  • distinguish between concepts of basic versus applied research, and explain the role of each in the workplace.
  • identify and analyze the distinguishing characteristics of both quantitative and qualitative research methods, and be able to select the best approach under different real-world circumstances.
  • conduct and report on research projects with real significance and professional relevance to business needs.
  • explain the importance of research project planning, survey design, appropriateness of questions, practical research constraints, and application of alternatives based on the use of available data.
  • take action on research results where action is in fact called for by ensuring that the best possible information is provided to decision makers in the organization.
  • select the most appropriate methodology that demonstrates understanding of the complexity and diversity of applied research alternatives.
  • conduct and participate in focus group exercises to demonstrate fluency with selection, questioning and assessment of candidates.
  • plan, define and outline key elements of proposed research for the candidate's technology management graduation project.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2004

Related Programs

TMGT 8102 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Geographic Information Systems
    Full-time/Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Technology

School of Transportation

  1. Technology Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Technology

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