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INF80044 Project Quality and Resource Management
Assignment 2 – Research Report - Individual
Due date: 13th September 2018
Word count: 3000 (+ or - 10%)
Marks: Out of 60
% of total mark for the unit: 30%
This assignment relates to: Module 2 & Module 3
Assignment tasks:
1. Select one of the following topics to research:
Approaches to quality control in a project management context.
Or
How to lead an effective project team.
2. Select a sub-topic to focus on. These are very broad topics so you need to narrow it down.
3. Gather information on your sub-topic from a range of sources, e.g. journal articles, textbooks, websites, videos (e.g. TED talks, webinars). Use a minimum of 10 peer-reviewed, academic sources.
4. Write your research report, explaining what you researched, your approach, your findings, arguments and analysis, the limitations of your research and your conclusions.
Assessment Criteria
Criteria that will be used to assess your submission are:
• The introduction clearly explains what was researched and the scope of that research.
• The sub-topic or area of focus has been thoughtfully selected to allow for depth of research, as opposed to an overview.
• An overall theme or point is maintained throughout the report to give the paper coherence.
• Assertions and arguments made are supported by evidence.
• The evidence selected is a balance between academic and non-academic sources.
• The evidence selected is relevant and current.
• The structure of the report is logical and appropriate.
• The conclusion summarises findings discussed in the report, rather than introducing new content.
• Referencing has been done according to appropriate tertiary standards (Harvard style).
• Writing is in a formal academic style.
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PLAGIARISM
• Beware of Plagiarism! You will be penalised for not having in-text references attributing the source of a statement/information/comments/etc.
• Any assignment without proper and adequate in-text references and a reference list will be marked zero.
• Any assignment that display a moderate-high level of cut and paste even with in-text references will be penalised.
• Please read the “Harvard System: In-text references, reference lists & bibliographies” to learn how to reference appropriately and properly
To avoid any doubt as to what is meant by PLAGIARISM read the Swinburne
University policy and detailed information at:
http://www.swinburne.edu.au/ltas/plagiarism/

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