• Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

In this course, students articulate the business problem and problem statement, refine their research question, and develop the rationale for the research project by clearly identifying and specifying the needs and requirements which justify a proposed improvement in professional practice.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, the student should know or be able to:

  1. To develop an understanding of the underlying concepts of academic research
  2. To apply these research concepts to the modifications required for dissertation deliverables
  3. To work on and complete the Chapter 1 of the dissertation proposal (a.k.a., the Concept Paper)

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.