This course revolves around a research-oriented project that is carried out by the participants on an individual basis. Supported by their supervisors, participants will gain further experience in conducting research and will practice for the preparation of research proposals and own working papers. Topic and research question(s), project structure, and methodology are chosen independently by each student.
The main intended learning outcome is to learn and apply the competences for conducting high-quality research studies in operations management. In addition, participants will practice their skills in how to present research findings.
Obligatory registration: yes
Further Information on the registration: Website of the CDSB
Hours per week
Paper and presentation
ECTS in total
Form of assessment
Paper (70%); Presentation (30%)
Preliminary course work
Bode / Fleischmann / Schön / Stolletz
Duration of module
Range of application
MMM (Y-Model), MMBR, Doctoral Program