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.
By the end of this course, the student should know or be able to:
- To develop an understanding of the underlying concepts of academic research
- To apply these research concepts to the modifications required for dissertation deliverables
- To work on and complete the Chapter 1 of the dissertation proposal (a.k.a., the Concept Paper)