Speaker ›› Dr. Nor Aida Abd Rahman
Medium ›› English
Venue ›› MPWS Training Centre # map
Time ››
8:30am – 5:30pm
Yuran ››
RM 200
Tentative Program



8.30am - 9.30am

Introduction: What is a research?

9.30am - 10.00am Morning Break
10.00am - 1.00pm Research Methodology & Research Design
1.00pm - 2.00pm Rest & solat
2.00pm - 5.30pm Elements of Research Methodology
Hands-on Activities

Note: Participants are requested to bring their own laptops for hands-on purposes.


This one-day course is designed to help postgraduate students and researchers, especially those who are new or about to undertake the research journey understand the overall idea of research. The discussion will highlight important elements that are needed to know in order to determine the research methodology to be employed. Hence, this course will cover the fundamentals of research methodology by answering certain questions such as:

  1. What is a research?
  2. What are the types of research?
  3. What is the backbone of a research?
  4. What is the difference between research methodology and research design?
  5. How to decide on your research design?
  6. What are the types of research study and study design?
  7. What are the differences between qualitative and quantitative research?
  8. What are other types of research method?

The course will further emphasize the common types of research and research design. Discussions on Qualitative vs. Quantitative, data collection techniques, analysis approaches, and methods on doing the analysis will support the writing of research objectives and research methodology of a thesis. Subsequently, hands-on activities will follow where participants shall identify the details of the research method related to their topic of research.

What you get in the workshop

  1. Softcopy Note
  2. Softcopy Certificate
  3. Meal & Refreshments

Dr Nor Aida Abdul Rahman is a Senior Lecturer of Aviation Management and a Research Coordinator at Universiti Kuala Lumpur, MIAT campus. She earned her PhD degree in Management (Supply Chain Management) from Brunel University, London, UK in 2012; BBA (Finance) and M. Edu (Business & Entrepreneurship) from National University, Malaysia.

Her BBA was on finance, her M. Edu degree was on business and entrepreneurship, and her PhD degree was on supply chain management (SCM). She had her paper with Industrial Marketing Management Journal and Applied Mechanics and Materials Journal.

She also published refereed papers in several conferences, both across the country and internationally. In terms of research funding, she holds are search grant from various bodies including MOHE and UniKL. She is a member of the Academy of Marketing UK and Chartered Institute of Logistics Transport (CILT) UK. She is also PSMB certified trainer.

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