The course is offered on the Master's programme in Information Systems and as a freestanding course.
The ultimate aim of the course is to help students in selecting and using research methods and theoretical frameworks in the empirical research process. Knowledge developed in this course is therefore vital for the master thesis work.
The course includes lectures, guest lectures by known IS scholars, interactive discussion seminars, and workshops. The examination is based on student group work during the seminars which involves student-led lectures and literature summaries as well as writing a final research proposal.