Diploma de Estudos Avançados em Líderes para Indústrias Tecnológicas

Presents and discusses Social Science research methodologies in a context of Engineering and Innovation, for application to complex systems that depend on technology but are also socio-technical and organizational. The goals of the course are (1) to examine the steps required to frame an empirical research question guided by theory, (2) to introduce students to the range of research methodologies used by social scientists, (3) to examine the strengths and limitations of each, and (4) to practice some of the steps involved in research design and implementation. Students will become acquainted with a variety of approaches to research in Systems Engineering, practice Qualitative and Quantitative methodologies and develop their own research project.