Welcome to the study of Research Methodology (BM4406).  This module is really interesting because it provides you with guidelines and advice to carry out a research in an area of interest to you or to find an answer to solve a problem confronting you. This module involves many areas of study and knowledge from the initial identification of a research problem to the final research report.  This implies that the understanding of the sequence of flow of activities is central to inquiry.   It introduces two aspects of research study: the quantitative and qualitative e approaches.  It also addresses the concepts of theoretical framework, research designs and other procedures used in the conduct of a research. The study of this module will benefit you when you are conducting your project paper at later stage of your MBA programme.