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Defining the Problem

Explore the importance of research and defining and resolving problems.

Defining the Problem
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study8 hours

Explore how to evaluate and write your project objectives

During this short course, you will have the opportunity to study the importance of research and designing and developing project objectives.

You will also look at resolving problems using a number of methods and have the chance to receive support on writing the project objectives for your MBA Consultancy project.

What topics will you cover?

  • Defining and resolving problems using problem-solving methods
  • The importance of project objectives
  • Designing and developing project objectives

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Produce a research plan that will allow research objectives to be met within a given time frame

Who is the course for?

This course is the dissertation module for students of the MBA General, MBA Cyber Security, MBA Sustainable Tourism, MBA Artificial Intelligence and MBA Marketing.

Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

A lecturer on the MBA Programme, with a background in NHS Management including large scale consultancy projects. I engage external organisations in partnering MBA students on real consultancy projects

I am a lecturer at Coventry University. I teach on the MBA programmes within the Business School. My research interests are employability and research methodology.

Dr Hilary Mc Laughlin-Stonham Associate Lecture for Masters Level Courses. Hilary has taught at Universities both in the UK and abroad and is currently research active. PhD, Ma, Ma, AFHEA.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry