To provide a set of concepts, techniques and approaches as well as understanding the main issues that arise, either in preparing the proposal, or in structuring and carrying out research work leading to the development of projects: master's thesis.
- Know the main strategies to be adopted in different research paradigms in the scientific area of management and entrepreneurship;
- Identify, define and understand the different concepts and approaches in a process of scientific investigation;
- Identify and understand the methodologies and techniques needed to develop a project or a research work;
- Apply statistical concepts and methods of data analysis, in business science, not addressed at the undergraduate level (first cycle);
- Analyze, evaluate, and articulate the implications of the statistical results in the field of business science.
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