Fall Workshops: How To Excel at Graduate Level Research

Classes are underway, and chances are you’re taking stock of the assignments and presentations that lay ahead of you this term.

As you map out your action plan, assemble your group members and prepare for success, don’t overlook a critical component: understanding how to properly conduct business research, and cite your work.

The quality of your research and your ability to document academic and business research sources are all essential to your success in your graduate program.

Check out the following two-part academic workshop series offered by the Bronfman Business Library. Designed to help you achieve streamlined, successful business research, these quick, free workshops are a great way to start your term on the right foot!


Graduate Research Skills Workshop

Led by Stephanie Quail, Peter F. Bronfman Business Library

In-Person Workshop
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

5:30pm to 6:45pm
SSB W133

or

Webinar Session
Wednesday, October 2, 2019

12:00pm – 1:00pm
A link to join the webinar via Adobe Connect will be sent to registered students by e-mail.

Register Here!

This workshop covers business research fundamentals and offers an overview of citation tools. It is designed to assist with secondary research expectations for assignments/projects in the MBA and Masters program at Schulich.

More specifically attendees will come away with resources and strategies for:

  • Sourcing journal and news articles on myriad business research topics including library subscription databases.
  • Conducting company research (publicly-traded and private companies) including competitor analysis, CSR activities, SWOT analyses, key financials and filings.
  • Researching industry trends for industries domestically and globally, both broadly and narrowly (niche industries) defined.
  • Searching library databases to uncover market research reports and market segmentation data.
  • Using citation tools, especially Zotero, to collect, manage and cite research sources found including library subscription sources and information found on the free web.

This workshop is open to all Graduate level students and will feature specific examples relevant to MGMT 5150.


Cite it Right with APA

Led by Stephanie Quail, Peter F. Bronfman Business Library

In-Person Workshop
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

5:30pm to 6:45pm
SSB W133

OR

Webinar Session
Thursday, October 10, 2019
12:00pm – 1:00pm
A link to join the webinar via Adobe Connect will be sent to registered students by e-mail.

Register Here!


Topics being covered:

  • Best practices for documenting your research sources
  • Proper citation techniques
  • How to use citation software
  • Make evidence-based arguments by acknowledging the work of others
2019-09-27T11:48:30-05:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: Academics|Tags: , , |

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