“The research paper consists of three distinct assignments: 
– Write an individual research paper on a selected topic of project management
– PPT presentation of the research paper (example topics are listed below). Select a topic from the following list on which you would like to conduct an in-depth investigation: (ANY ONE)
-Project management critical success factors. 
– Challenges of global virtual projects. 
– Future development of project management. 
– Soft skills of project management. 
– The relationship between project management and the overall performance of a company.

 Final research paper (see rubric) with the following requirements: 
– 10 -12 pages in content length plus cover page, references 
– 12 font-size, 1€ margins, double-spaced. 
– Including only one figures, tables, etc.
-APA formatted 
– APA references 
– Minimum six (6) sources – at least four (4) from peer reviewed journals
 – Include an abstract, introduction, and conclusion 
– See rubric for more detailed grading criteria 
– APA Format Resource: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/2/10 

IMPORTANT- The paper should NOT be plagiarized ( please attach plagiarism report after completion)

4 Note: Other topics of interest can be proposed with prior approval of the instructor. Some good questions to ask yourself before turning in your research paper: 
 Is the paper clear and concise? 
 Is the title appropriate? 
 Is the paper of optimal length?
ʕ⤠Is the paper well organized?
 ï‚§ Does the abstract summarize well? 
 Are individual ideas assimilated well?
 ï‚§ Are wording, punctuation, etc. correct? 
 Is the paper well motivated? 
 Is interesting problem/issue addressed? 
 Is knowledge of the area demonstrated? 
 Have all key reference been cited? 
 Are conclusions valid and appropriate?