Research Methodology & Report Writing Course

This course is accredited by the Services Seta and material covers unit standards 110023 at NQF Level 4 worth 6 credits and unit standard 12153 at NQF Level 4 worth 5 credits. Please note the unit standards only cover report writing.

Course Duration: 3 Days

When you have completed this course you will understand the major Research Methodology techniques and you will be able to:

  • Identify the main obstacles to effective communication within Research Methodology and how to avoid these
  • Understand the nature of Research Methodology, compile your report based on the research and present your report
Course Duration: 3 Days
Upon completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Understand the major research methodology techniques
  • Have a sound methodology
  • Use Reliable Data collection and Analysis methods
  • Have a sound understanding of quantitative and qualitative research
  • Be able to analyse and assess the weighting of data
  • Understand and apply various research methodologies
  • Apply total quality principles in converting the research into a Report format
  • Reports ensure quality is in conformance to requirements
  • Common errors to avoid in compiling reports
  • Summarising data in tables
  • Using a checklist so as to - 'do it right first time'
  • Relating the purpose, content, form, frequency and recipients of a range of reports to the information needs of a selected business
  • Compiling reports related to a selected business function, ensuring content and format are appropriate to information requirements and that reporting deadlines are met
  • Liaising with relevant parties and verifying that reported information is in accordance with requirements and purpose of the report.
Course Duration: 3 Days
  • MODULE 1: Self -Awareness
  • MODULE 2: Research - the larger context
  • MODULE 3: Research - definitions
  • MODULE 4: Quantitative & qualitative research methodologies
  • MODULE 5: Research and Report Writing
  • MODULE 6: Literature Review and framework
  • MODULE 7: Research Report Formatting
  • MODULE 8: Report Writing Process
  • MODULE 9: Data collection and analysis
  • MODULE 10: Bar charts, pie charts, pareto analysis, pie analysis
  • MODULE 11: Findings and recommendations
  • MODULE 12: Drawing scientific conclusions
  • MODULE 13: Report Writing Best Practice
  • MODULE 14: Evaluation of Reports