The University of Waikato - Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato
Waikato Management School
Te Raupapa

Conducting Research

Once you are fully enrolled, you are ready to begin conducting your research by developing your formal research proposal and then collecting the data on which your report will be based.

The Formal Research Proposal

This compulsory document is due in week six, and defines the scope of your research project. Click here for more information.

Dealing With Sponsors

Click here for information regarding what to do and what not to do when entering your sponsoring organisation to conduct research.


An important part of learning to be a manager is developing the ability to handle confidential information with discretion. During the INVESTIGATION, students will gain access to sponsor's information and it is extremely important that students respect this confidentiality. Click here for information on confidentiality.

Research Ethics

Important information on considering the ethical implications of research, respecting confidentiality, and minimising harm and/or bias. Click here for information on research ethics.

Collecting Data

Information on how to collect data and what to do with it. More...

499 Key

Preparing to Start
Conducting Research
Writting Your Report
Submitting Your Report

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