American Heritage University of Southern California

MB-519 Advanced Research Methods

This course prepares graduate students to apply research techniques and statistical tools for businesses and decisions. It emphasizes the critical role of the manager as a knowledgeable user of descriptive and inferential statistics, capable of evaluating technical reports and empirical data. The...more

  • Course ID: MB 519
  • Start Date: 10/28/2017
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Method of Instruction: Online

Units: 3

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This course prepares graduate students to apply research techniques and statistical tools for businesses and decisions. It emphasizes the critical role of the manager as a knowledgeable user of descriptive and inferential statistics, capable of evaluating technical reports and empirical data. The course covers business research, descriptive statistics, probability theory, parametric and nonparametric statistics, analysis of variance, correlations and regression model, time-series analysis, forecasting and quality control.

Dr Ray Briggs Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Raymond P. Briggs is currently the principal partner of Briggs and Associates, an academic and applied consulting company, and an active professor at American Heritage Universi

  1. Critical Thinking: Students will clearly show the existence of actively conceptualizing, applying, evaluating the information gathered to various aspects of business challenges by showing dependable and well-thought perspectives that drive change.
  2. Technology and Analytical: Students will clearly show the existence of understanding how businesses use digital technology to succeed and how to use the same technology to solve business challenges.
  3. Communications: Students will be able to demonstrate effective and practical communication to business situations, generate professional business documents, effectively collaborate in a team environment, and prepare and deliver effective oral presentations.
  4. Application & Evaluation: Students will be able to apply critical thinking, technology and analytical and communication skills to business situations and formulate business strategies while effectively managing expected outcomes. 

The Big Picture

How this course ties into your program outcomes:

Critical Thinking Technological & Analytical Communication Application & Evaluation
 
I&D I&D I I&D

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I = Introduced
D = Developed
M = Demonstrated at the Mastery level suitable for graduation