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PPT on business research project


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PPT on business research project

  3. 3. TOPIC Research project: writing a research proposal which will contain hypothesis, methodology & time frame.
  4. 4. Research proposal A research proposal is an outline of the research work proposed by the researcher. It contains a statement of the problem , the proposed methodology , the the benefit of the research and the resources required to conduct the research.
  5. 5. Benefits of proposal Analyse the feasibility of the project The researcher can assess It provides the blueprint It evaluate the research results
  6. 6. Type of research proposal Solicited unsolicited
  7. 7. Contents of research proposal Executive summary Problem statement Review of literature Research methodology Data analysis Timeframe Budget and resources Hypothesis
  8. 8. Hypothesis A proposed answer to a question or problem that can be verified or rejected through testing .a hypothesis statement is typically an educated guess as to the relationship between factors, and serves as the basis for an experiment to test whether the relationship holds true.
  9. 9. Testing of hypothesis Phases 1 • Formulate your hunch or assumption Phases 2 • Collect the required data Phases 3 • Analyse data to draw conclusions about that hunch true or false
  10. 10. Characteristics of a hypothesis Should be simple Should be capable of verification Should be related to the existing body of knowledge Should be operation alisable
  11. 11. Type of hypothesis Types of hypothesis Research hypothesis Hypothesis of association Hypothesis of point prevalence Hypothesis of difference Hypothesis no difference Alternate hypothesis Null hypothesis
  12. 12. Errors in testing a hypothesis Accept Correct decision Type I error Reject Type II error Correct decision
  13. 13. Methodology  Research methodology is a way to systematically solve the research problem. It may be understood as a science of studying how research is done scientifically.
  14. 14. Study design Study population/sampling specifications Sample size needed instrumentation
  15. 15. Study design A study design is a specific plan or protocol for conducting the study, which allows the investigator to translate the conceptual hypothesis into an operational one.
  16. 16. Study population/sample specification It is important to describe which would be the study population. How study subjects would be selected , randomization process and other details should be given.
  17. 17. Sample size It shows number of the observations in a sample. It refers to the number of individual pieces of data collected in a survey.
  18. 18. Instrumentation It briefly outline the instruments that will be used in the study , including any and all surveys , interviews , or observation grids.
  19. 19. Time frame It is also called work schedule. The proposal should include the sequence of tasks to be performed , the anticipated length of time required for its completion and the personnel required. It can be presented in tabular or graphic form.