The paper must be based on a topic relative to the course subject matter with the focus on investigating a specific research question. This effort should require approximately five to seven pages of written text. The following content structure is recommended:
Cover Page (not included in page count)
Introduction (approximately 1 page ending with a focused research question statement)
Review of Relevant Literature – Literature should be current within five years. (length as needed)
Analysis – Critical Thinking (length as needed)
Conclusions and Response to the Research Question (approximately 1 page)
Reference Page (not included in page count)
Some research questions for consideration are:
How can a project manager minimize the project life cycle impacts of engineering design changes issued during the execution phase?
How do project management ethics influence success or failure of a project?
What are the major challenges associated with organizing and managing a project team?