194.078 Research Methods
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • distinguish and understand different fields in the research of business informatics,
  • assess which research methods are suitable for which problems,
  • recognize when a research method is not suitable for a problem,
  • describe and apply the steps necessary to carry out a particular research method,
  • select appropriate research methods for a given problem,
  • assess the suitability of a research method for a given problem,
  • analyse and criticise research methods chosen in research, and
  • configure a research method suitable for their diploma thesis, taking into account recognized research approaches.

Subject of course

Introduction to the interdisciplinary research field of business informatics

  • design-based methods
  • empirical-quantitative methods
  • empirical-qualitative methods
  • data-driven methods
  • formal-analytical methods

The lectures take place according to the following schedule:

 
Day Date Location Time Lecturer Topic
Tue 04.10.2022   Zoom 18:00 - 18:30 Christian Huemer Preliminary Presentation
Tue 04.10.2022 Zoom 18:30 - 20:30 Christian Huemer Research Methods of Business Informatics
Wed   05.10.2022 FAV 2 09:00 - 11:00 Michael Filzmoser Scientific Experiments
Thu 06.10.2022 FAV 2 18:00 - 20:00 Walter Schwaiger Research Methods of Business Administration & Management
Mon 10.10.2022 FAV 2 18:00 - 20:00 Martin Kerndler Research Methods of Economics
Tue 11.10.2022 FAV 2 18:00 - 20:00 Andras Rauber Research Methods of Data Science
Wed 12.10.2022 FAV 2 09:00 - 11:00 Julia Neidhardt Design Science (I)
Thu 13.10.2022 FAV 2 18:00 - 20:00 Hilda Tellioglu Qualitative Research Methods
Mon 17.10.2022 FAV 2 18:00 - 20:00 Marjo Rauhala Research Ethics & Research Integrity(and Resources at TUW)
Tue 18.10.2022 Video first + Zoom   19:30 - 20:00 Stefan Schulte (Huemer)   Systematic Literature Review
Wed 19.10.2022 FAV 2 09:00 - 11:00 Julia Neidhardt Design Science (II)

Teaching methods

  • Presentations of the relevant methods
  • Discussion of these methods
  • Seminar paper on applying these methods

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

All sessions are planned to be held face-to-face in the classroom unless there is a lock-down.

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194.078 is a mandatory course of the Master Business Informatics, but who should attend this course:

  • Students who have already started to work on their master thesis (and have not done this course  before)
  • Students who begin to work on their master thesis during this winter term
  • Students who intend to work on their master thesis in the upcoming summer term (but are about to fix a topic in November/December).

Who should NOT attend this course

  • Evidently, students who did already pass this course
  • Students who do not have a topic for their master thesis by this December.

Note that there will be a course on research methods each winter and each summer term.

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
18:00 - 20:0004.10.2022 - 17.10.2022FAV Hörsaal 2 Research Methods Presentations
Wed09:00 - 11:0005.10.2022 - 19.10.2022FAV Hörsaal 2 Research Methods Presentations
Research Methods - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Tue04.10.202218:00 - 20:00FAV Hörsaal 2 Research Methods Presentations
Wed05.10.202209:00 - 11:00FAV Hörsaal 2 Research Methods Presentations
Thu06.10.202218:00 - 20:00FAV Hörsaal 2 Research Methods Presentations
Mon10.10.202218:00 - 20:00FAV Hörsaal 2 Research Methods Presentations
Tue11.10.202218:00 - 20:00FAV Hörsaal 2 Research Methods Presentations
Wed12.10.202209:00 - 11:00FAV Hörsaal 2 Research Methods Presentations
Thu13.10.202218:00 - 20:00FAV Hörsaal 2 Research Methods Presentations
Mon17.10.202218:00 - 20:00FAV Hörsaal 2 Research Methods Presentations
Wed19.10.202209:00 - 11:00FAV Hörsaal 2 Research Methods Presentations

Examination modalities

Short tests following the presentation of the methods.

Seminar paper on the use of research methods in the context of one's own master thesis.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
14.09.2022 12:00 03.10.2022 23:59

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 926 Business Informatics

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Topic of Master Thesis needs to be fixed until this December at the latest.

Language

English