This course has been discontinued.
Last planned examination: Autumn 2022
Decision to discontinue this course:No information inserted
Content and learning outcomes
The course will focus on how quantitative methods can be used to develop the theory in business. To gain a deeper understanding of how work with quantitative methods is performed, the LISREL-method will be studied.The process of data processing from raw data to finished structure model will be studied. Emphasis will be on how the LISREL- method can be used as a tool to develop theory. The course applies an advanced statistical technique for developing concepts and theory.This is done by going through concrete examples where statistical results and theoretical notions developed in an interactive process that will result in thaughts that hold for publication in international research papers. To give the student a comprehensive view of the research process from idea to the finished article the review process will also be studied.
Intended learning outcomes
The course aims to deepen understanding of how quantitative methods used in business, by understanding how LISREL-methodology is used to develop the theory in business research.
The course is conducted in seminar form.
Literature and preparations
Admission to postgraduate studies.
Announced when the course starts.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.
The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
The examination consists ofindividual tasks, individual essayand presentation.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
- In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
- In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.