5710787: C21_Research Methods I (IME)

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Semester:SS 24
Lektionen / Semester:28.0 L / 21.0 h
Selbststudium:69.0 h



Bachelorstudiengang Betriebswirtschaftslehre (01.09.2021)



Introduction to methodology, the basics of research foundations, research philosophies and approaches, development and the implementation and analysis of research projects.


    • know the most important methodological approaches and instruments of social sciences
    • understand the relevant influencing factors of research decisions
    • describe the most important approaches for various problem situations
    • correctly implement methodological instruments and approaches
    • identify the relevant influential factors in the research process
    • analyze the consequences of methodological decisions on the research process and results
    • assess research approaches and evaluate their suitability in various situations
    • reflect upon the basic types of research design
    • interpret and explain the prerequisites of research strategies
    • apply the basic research approaches to new problems
    • compare alternative research approaches, identify similarities and differences
    • summarize and evaluate the various research approaches
    • determine if certain models (i.e. approaches) can be implemented in concrete situations and choose an appropriate model/approach for the situation under research
    • understand different point of views a research design can be based on
    • acquire new or alternative approaches to solutions and link them to your own approaches
    • tolerate different points of view
    • use various points of view constructively in order to develope and use new arguments

Voraussetzungen (formal)

Für die Anmeldung zum Modul Research Methods I müssen die Module Statistik, Wirtschaftsmathematik, English I und wissenschaftliches Arbeiten erfolgreich absolviert sein.


The successfull completion of this module is necessary for registering in the Module Research Methods II.