Research Methods for Industry Applications

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Campus Center 804-08, University of Massachusetts Amherst
During this free two day workshop, UMass faculty members from Isenberg School of Management and the Department of Resource Economics will share their expertise on research methods, and apply these methods to problems of interest to organizational settings beyond the academy. UMass graduate students and postdocs will have an opportunity to learn about a range of social science research methods and how they apply to industry settings. The methods will have application for research careers, for example, in institutional data analysis, marketing, evaluation, financial consulting, and technology assessment.
 
Panelists: 
 
June 8, 2015
8 am-12 pm: Mila Sherman, Associate Professor of Finance, Isenberg School of Management 
1-5 pm: Ryan Wright, Assistant Professor of Operations & Information Management, Isenberg School of Management  
 
June 9, 2015
8 am-12 pm: John Spraggon, Graduate Program Director & Associate Professor of Resource Economics, and Associate Professor of Public Policy 
1-5 pm: David Piercey, PhD Coordinator & John Spinney Faculty Fellow & Associate Professor of Accounting, Isenberg School of Management will talk on "Experimental Research Methods and Accounting Industry Applications."
 
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This event is free for all currently enrolled doctoral students and postdocs at UMass Amherst.
 
*This event is supported by a President's Enhancement Funding Grant from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Graduate School to improve the preparation of graduate students and postdocs for private sector careers.
 
**REGISTRATION is Required. 
*Space is limited*