mgehd2227  2019-2020  Mons

Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
6 credits
30.0 h
Poncin Ingrid;
Main themes
Topic selection and problem definition
How to work a scientific article professional article
How implement a good Literature review a good state of
the art
Methodological choices - technical Questions (by
Written and oral communication
Success keys in the thesis process
Ethical considerations (plagiarism)

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Determine and define a research problem
Relate the adopted approach in the dissertation to
epistemological current
Prepare and implement a rigorous and effective
bibliographical search in particular by mobilizing the online
search tools available on the UCL site
Approach with a critical mind the diverse bibliographical
sources (academic, professional, internet)
Select and apply a rigorous and adequate methodology
To write a text reporting the literature review and the
complete approach used in the dissertation process
Defend orally the approach adopted in the dissertation
process and the obtained results.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Teaching methods
Seminar sessions
Evaluation methods
This seminar will be the object of a continuous evaluation
(several individual works to be returned and quiz organized
in session).
Online resources
Student Corner
Gavard-Perret M.L, Gotteland D., Haon C. et Jolibert A.
(2012), Méthodologie de la recherche en sciences de
gestion : Réussir son mémoire ou sa thèse, 2ème Edition,
Gill J. et Johnson P. (2010), Research Methods for
Managers, 4ème Edition, Sage
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Management (shift schedule)

Master [120] in Management (shift schedule)