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10 Hour Online (Live) Certification Program

Date: 21st to 23rd August 2020

Time: Friday 21st August (5:00 PM – 8:00 PM IST), Saturday 22nd August & Sunday 23rd August (10:00 AM – 1:30 PM IST)

Faculty:

Dr. Hansika Kapoor, Research Author, Dept. of Psychology, Monk® Prayogshala®
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Dr. Hansika Kapoor holds a Ph.D. from IIT, Bombay in the area of negative creativity aka how people get good ideas to do bad things. She is a Fulbright fellow and her research interests lie in cognitive science, social psychology, and behavioral economics.

Anirudh Tagat, Research Author, Dept. of Economics, Monk® Prayogshala®
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Anirudh is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Econometrics at the IITB-Monash Research Academy. His research interests lie in behavioral and experimental economics.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. To understand how to select the appropriate research method for your study.
  2. To get a fundamental understanding of various research methods.
  3. To choose the right statistical technique to be used with different research methods

Duration: 10 Hours

Eligibility: Open to students, faculty, research scholars and working professionals from diverse backgrounds

Fees: INR  1,600 + GST

Course Structure:

Day 1: Introduction to Research Methods

  • Importance of Research – 15 Mins
  • What is Scientific Research? – 15 Mins
  • Researcher Skills – 30 Mins
  • Basic Concepts in Research – 30 Mins
    • Difference between Academic Research and Market Research
    • Difference between Quantitative and Qualitative Research
  • Research Ethics – 30 Mins
  • Introduction to the Experimental Method – 30 Mins
    • Conditions – 10 Mins
    • Principles – 10 Mins
    • Types – 10 Mins
    • Q&A and Discussion – 30 Mins

Day 2: Experimental Methods and Survey Research

  • Variables – 30 min
  • Between Groups – 30 min
  • Within Groups/Repeated – 30 min
  • Introduction to Survey Research
    • What is survey research? – 10 Mins
    • Why are surveys important? – 10 Mins
    • Use of surveys in social science – 10 Mins
  • Constructing survey questionnaires – 30 Mins
  • Conducting Surveys
    • Sampling – 30 Mins
    • Practical considerations – 15 Mins
    • Ethical Issues – 15 Mins
    • Q&A and Discussion

Day 3: Non-Experimental Methods and Secondary Research

  • Observational Research Methods – 30 Mins
  • Qualitative Research Methods – 30 Mins
  • Choosing the Right Research Method – 30 Mins
  • Secondary Research – 30 Mins
    • Using Big Data – 60 Mins

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