First, students will be engaged in metrics and analytics to help companies make sense of what they decide. Most of the time companies’ decisions are based on experience and generic assumptions. The first module will teach how to measure organizations and people in a more accurate way.
The second module will provide a focus on Social Network Analysis (SNA), which is a useful tool for understanding the relationships among social units at different levels of analysis. The module will cover the fundamental aspects underpinning social network research and its combination with the traditional social science approaches. The main objective is to familiarize the students with the theory, methodology and research associated with SNA in organizational contexts. Upon completion of the course, the students are expected to obtain basic skills and competences in assembling, organizing, and analyzing network data by utilizing R software package.
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