BIBM787 – Professional Practice for Business Research

Module code
Module title
Professional Practice for Business Research
To prepare students for an industry project related to their area of study.
  • BI1501
  • BI1502
  • BI1503
  • BI1504
  • BI1505
  • BI1506
  • BI1608
  • BI1609
  • BI1808
  • BS7000
NZQA Level
Level 7
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Identify challenges and/or issues faced by business organisations today
2. Critically analyse these challenges and/or issues by applying business-related processes and theoretical knowledge
3. Demonstrate the ability to develop and present a project brief for a project on a specific organizational issue
Elements of a research proposal:
• Introduction to research
• Identifying a research problem/issue
• Scope of the research
• Research methodology and methods
• Applying business related processes and theoretical knowledge (as part of review of literature)
• Limitations and ethical considerations of research
• Budget
• Research results and analysis
• Conclusion and recommendation
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching will involve blended delivery methods incorporating the Moodle online delivery platform. Other delivery methods may involve theoretical and practical classes, face to face, lectures, tutorials, workshops, group activities, guest tutors, field trips, role-play, and video conferencing, as appropriate.
Assessment Criteria
Candidates must achieve a minimum C grade pass overall from all assessments to receive a passing grade for the module.
Students must achieve a minimum of 40% in assessment 3 to be eligible to pass this module .
Required Textbooks
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.

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