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The program offers in depth course work in Research Methods, Multivariate Statistical Methods, courses on basic management functions, and seminars/workshops on current research in OM/Manufacturing, Supply Chains, Marketing/CRM and Information Technology, as well as a workshop on teaching approaches and communication skills. The end of fall program is a capstone experience where the participants come back to present and share their research project progress and receive feedback from their research mentors for future improvements.
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The program has nine modules, spanning seven weeks during the summer and two days in the fall, as shown below.
|Module 1||Basic Management Functions|
|Module 2||Research Methods for Business|
|Module 3||Multivariate Statistical Methods for Research|
|Module 4||Seminar/Workshop: Current Research in Manufacturing/Service Operations Management|
|Module 5||Seminar/Workshop: Current Research in Supply Chain Management and Interface of Marketing and Services|
|Module 6||Seminar/Workshop: Current Research in Technological Management of Information, Marketing, Sales and CRM|
|Module 7||Workshops on Teaching Approaches in Business School and Faculty|
|Module 8||Seminar/Workshop: Current Research in Marketing, Sales and CRM|
|End-Of-Fall (2 Days)|
|Module 9||Workshop on Research Progress: Presentations, feedback, planning for publications|
During the seven-week summer program, each student will be paired with a faculty research mentor who will collaborate on a student-chosen research project for a full year beyond the summer program, resulting in a research paper ready for conference presentations and later publication.