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Studying management or business, and want to improve your academic skills? This course can help you engage with academic sources and kick start your own academic research.
Taught by leading Business School professors with a wealth of supervision experience, the course will guide you through the process of critiquing an academic article, drawing comparisons between different perspectives, and creating a persuasive narrative.
Undergraduate degree recommended
- To identify academic and personal resources which support postgraduate research
- How to critique an academic article
- To compare and contrast different perspectives put forward from academic articles dealing with the same topic
- To create a narrative which integrates perspectives from different academic sources; and argues for a conclusion
- Cite academic sources
Associate Professor of Management Education at the Wits Business School
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Wits Business School
Lecturer and doctoral candidate
The University of the Witwatersrand is a South African academic institution located in Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, in the historic Witwatersrand region. The university is nicknamed "Wits". It is the largest and most prestigious university in South Africa.
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