Business Research in People Practice (7CO04)
ADVANCED QUALIFICATIONS 2021
*self funders only
About this Unit
This unit contains the components to enable a systematic approach to define, design and undertake a business research project in people practice. It focuses on developing ability to produce an integrated report based on evidence and to include own recommendations and critical reflection.
What will you learn
You will plan a business research project including examination of themes that would add value to the organisation. Critical evaluation of key publications and terms of reference will be undertaken, and a range of questions established to support the project focus and developed outcomes. You will distinguish between primary and secondary data, conduct cost and benefit analysis, and research ethical issues around data collection for your project. You will design an appropriate strategy for analysing and organising your data and finally develop conclusions and business-focused recommendations as an outcome of the project and reflect on how you could improve future project design and delivery.
This module is suitable for persons who:
- are experienced people practitioners
- are working in a senior people practice role and wish to extend and deepen their skills and understanding to shape strategy, policy and people
- wish to shape people practice, creating value for a wider audience
- are currently leading and managing people and practice within organisations.
On completion of this unit, learners will be able to:
- Be able to plan a people practice business research project aimed at adding organisational value.
- Be able to justify the most appropriate research methods to collect data for the chosen project.
- Be able to analyse data to make decisions and provide business and people management insights.
- Be able to propose recommendations based on conclusions derived from the research and analysis.
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