This unit explores the management and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data. Seminars and practical sessions explore the principles and practices of organising and analysing data using software support. The qualitative component explores computer-supported analysis using NVivo. Topics include data formatting, coding, developing and refining node (data category) systems, auditing analytical processes, developing research conclusions, and reporting research methods and results. The quantitative component explores computer supported analysis using SPSS.
Topics include creating and formatting data sets, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, developing research conclusions, and reporting research methods and results. This unit is designed to support students completing MBA Research or Workplace Project units.
|Unit name||Data Analysis and Management|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Tasmanian School of Business and Economics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Megan Woods|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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|Hobart||Winter school||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Design appropriate research questions.
- Evaluate and apply the principles of rigorous data analysis including qualitative and quantitative techniques.
- Construct evidence based conclusions from data analysis.
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In each module students will be provided with a suite of online materials that will include
During the teaching weeks, teaching staff will supplement the online content with real-time interactive teaching sessions.
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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