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MCO-03: Research Methodology and Statistical Analysis

By Dr. Subodh Kesharwani   |   Indira Gandhi National Open University
Learners enrolled: 17960
The Objective of this course to pay awareness to the most important aspect of Research i.e. Research Methodology. It will enable the Researchers to build up the most suitable methodology for their Research Studies. The mission of the course is to teach research skills to the beginners and assist improve the quality of Research by the existing researchers by and large.
Summary
Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Not Applicable
Duration : 16 weeks
Start Date : 15 Feb 2021
End Date :
Exam Date :
Enrollment Ends : 30 Jun 2021
Category :
  • Commerce
Credit Points : 6
Level : Postgraduate



Course layout

Weeks

Video No.

Video Title

e-Content

Week-1

1

Introduction to Business Research

B-1 /U-1

2

Research Thought & FAQ

3

Research Methods

Week-2

4

Research plan and Research Problem

B-1 /U-2

5

Formulation of Objectives

6

Hypothesis

7

Research Design

8

Collection of Data

B-1 /U-3

Week-3

9

Sampling

B-1 /U-4

10

Random Sampling

11

Non-Random Sampling

12

Types of sampling Errors & Control

Week-4

13

Measurement of Scaling Techniques (MST)- (Measurement)

B-1 /U-5

14

Comparative Scaling Techniques

15

Non-Comparative Scaling Techniques






Week-5

16

Processing of data

B-2 /U-6

17

Diagrammatic Presentation of data

B-2 /U-7

18

Graphical Presentation




Week-6

19

Statistical Derivatives

B-2 /U-8

20

Measure of Central Tendency (MCT)





Week-7

21

Variance

B-2 /U-9

22

Measure of Variance

23

Measure of Skewness




Week-8



24

Correlation

B-2 /U-10

25

Scatter Plots

26

Correlation Coefficient

27

Regression Analysis

28

Types of Regression Analysis

(Simple & Multiple)

29

Correlation Vs. Regression & Standard Error



Week-9

30

Time series Analysis

B-3 /U-11

31

Components of Time Series-

32

Methods of Measurement of Trends

33

Index No.

B-3 /U-12

34

Construction of Index Numbers and Methods

Week-10

35

Probability

B-4/U-13

36

Fundamental Concepts & approaches to probability

37

Probability Rules

38

Probability under Statistical Independence

39

Probability under Statistical Dependence

40

Bayes’ Theorem

Week-11

41

Probability Distribution

B-4/U-14






42

Types of Probability Distribution- discrete (Part-I)

43

Types of Probability Distribution-continuous (Part-II)




Week-12

44

Estimation

B-4/U-15

45

Confidence and intervals

46

Hypothesis Testing

47

Theory of Testing Hypothesis

Week-13

48

Type-1 & Type-2 Error

B-4/U-15

49

One Tailed & Two Tailed Test

50

Z-Test






Week-14







51

Small Samples Vs. Large Samples

B-4/U-16

52

Parametric & Nonparametric test

53

T-Test

54

Paired t-test

55

Unpaired t-test

56

Chi square Test-1

B-4/U-17

Week-15

57

Interpretation of Statistical data

B-5/U-18

58

Research Report Writing

B-5/U-19

Week-16

59

Terminologies Used in Research & Statistics Part-1 A to K 

All Blocks

60

Terminologies  Used in Statistics & Research

Part-II 1 L to Z

All Blocks

Books and references


Instructor bio

Dr. Subodh Kesharwani

Indira Gandhi National Open University
Subodh Kesharwani is an academician with a bronze medal in his Post Graduate. He is a Doctorate in ERP System in 2002 from Allahabad Central University.  He is one of the researchers who had concentrated his research on Total Cost of Ownership [TCO] & Critically evaluate ERP vendors including SAP- AG,
Dr. Kesharwani is presently an Associate Professor, School of Management Studies with a total 20 years of hardcore teaching and research in Information System, Technology Enabled learning and its linkages with various domains of management at Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi
He is presently an expert in various burgeoning areas and had delivered a talk as a trainer on MOOCs, Team Building, E-commerce, Technology Enabled Learning, E-resource, Technology Uses in research, Block chain, Internet of Thing, Enterprise Information System, Free & Open Source Software, etc.

Dr. Subodh had developed and coordinated a program in Entrepreneurship & Business Skills in collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF), India and Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, Canada which provides training to the trainers at IGNOU. He is presently a program coordinator of IGNOU-ICWAI alliance too.
Dr. Kesharwani had participated as a debater in diverse TV show and participates in Interactive Radio Counseling including Gyanvani and Gyandasrshan. He had also developed lots of contents for SWAYAM, which is an initiative by Government of India, an instrument for self-actualization providing opportunities for a life-long learning through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

He had written a Book entitled “Enterprise Information Systems-Contemporary Trends And Issues” in a co-authorship with Prof. David L. Olson (University of Nebraska, USA. which was published by World Scientific, USA. http://www.worldscibooks.com/business/7287.html He had another text book on ERP system which caters a B.Tech VI Semester CS and IT Students. He had developed educational contents for various academic institutions such as Institute of Chartered Accountancy, IGNOU and contributed articles for various journals/ Magazines, etc. He had chaired a good number of technical sessions at various conferences & seminars nationally and globally.
He is presently running a “Blockchain Federation for Indian Researcher” which he thinks can bring paradigm shift holistically in society as a whole.

Dr. Kesharwani had been awarded “IT Innovation & Excellence Award 2012” in the field of ERP solutions, by KRDWG's Selection Committee at IIT Delhi. He is in the panel of the Steering Committee of the International Journal of Computing and e-Systems, TIGERA-USA.  He was in the key panel of round-table workshop conducted by Ministry of Corporate Affairs in Association with Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs to streamline “Corporate Data Management and Governance”.  He was one of the resource person who share the experience with the 12 different ITEC countries participants who had attended International MDP.



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