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(With special considerations, the project paper for this group can be either done on individual basis or in a group of maximum five candidates only)
1: Session Content y y y y Choosing the project Doing the project Writing the project paper Submission of project paper
2: Project Definition y y y y Ordered, critical and reasoned exposition of knowledge in an approved field, relevant to the programme Embrace technical, economic and human aspects Afford evidence of knowledge of relevant literature Submitted in accordance with the programme regulations
3: Program relevance y The project should normally be related to the management aspect of: o Aviation engineering sector, o Aviation engineering function in a aviation management y The project could also address many different aspects such as operational, technical, financial, human resource or strategic management issues relating to aviation. If the focus of the project is outside the above industrial spectrum it MUST contain considerable comparative analysis of practices in the engineering sector.
4: Requirements y Satisfy the Examiners: o Overall o Oral/Presentation (to be discussed and finalized) o Project Paper 5: Project Selection y y y y Select a topic within the area of aviation management or relevant areas Ensure that the topic allows for sufficient ´intellectual analysisµ of the problem Ensure that the project timescales allow sufficient time to collect information for the ´write-upµ period Check with your supervisors that the topic is suitable 6: Project Proposal y y y Approach one of the supervisors appointed by APFT Discuss with your supervisor on your project Give sufficient information to explain the problem or issue and what you intend to do 7: Project Execution y y y Set up a TWO way meeting with your supervisor either through email or at least one meeting Present your proposed approach and seek advice and guidance from supervisor or lecturers Keep in regular contact with your supervisors to advise on progress seek guidance .
8: Planning y y y y y y y Define Objectives List and order the activities/milestones Estimate duration Draw the plan/bar chart Level resources Analyse risk and identify fall-backs Re-plan 9: Why Plan? y y y y y Clear objectives FOCUSED effort Clear milestones make progress explicit Goal achievement aids motivation Clear communication tool 10: Key to a successful plan y y Build on the literature Set dates and submit the final output before dealine 11: The Habit y y The best way to successful completion of research project as a whole is continuous discussion with supervisor Acquire the habit of successful completion at intermediate stages .
12: Six Roads to Failure y y y y y Write project plan and file until submission date Start work eleventh hour before submission date Submit a company report rather than a project paper Submit without proof reading by the supervisor Type the project paper overnight and hand in on the last date 13: Writing the Project Paper y y y y y Planning the work Collecting the material Structure of the work Writing the report Draft 14: Planning the Work y y What is that for? Who is that for? 15: Collecting the Material y y y y Work done by you (information collected) Literature Checking the facts Arranging the facts & opinions .
methods and findings .16: Structure of the Work y Preliminary Pages: o Title page o Executive Summary o Table of contents/figures o List of accompanying material o Acknowledgements/declaration o Definitions y y y y Body of Report Appendices Glossary of Terms References/bibliography 17: Title Page TITLE by Mohd Baharuddin Kadir Bin Abdul Mahad Project Paper submitted in partial fulfillment for the Diploma in Aviation (Pilot Training) Institute of Professional Development Asia Pacific Flight Training (Month) 2010 18: Executive Summary y y y Single spaced One page only (maximum 1 ½ page only Summary of objectives.
Objectives and hypotheses(if there is) Outline of work and how it is presented (optional) 24: Literature Review y A review of the literature should be carried out at the START of your project writing .19: Table of Contents y y y List of main chapter titles with sub-headings Page numbers List of Figures/Tables 20: Acknowledgements/Declaration y y Those whose help you wish to acknowledge Declaration that the work prepared and presented is your own (except where otherwise acknowledge) has not been submitted for any award 21: List of Abbreviations y Defines any specific terms that are relevant only in this report 22: Body of the Project Paper y y y y y Introduction Literature Review/ Case Study Fact Finding and discussion on the topic selected with examples Critical Analysis Conclusions 23: Introduction Chapter y y y y Broad view of the general research area How your project title fits into this area Aims.
but will then need editing in the light of the research findings y It should critically review the relevant literature NOT just summarise everything you have read.y This section should be drafted at the start of the study. logic and outcome? How was the study conducted? o The underlying study paradigm or philosophy o Research methods ( if time permits) o How the data was gathered and analyzed (library research) o How the data was analysed and interpreted 26: Result y In a positivistic study ² this is a straightforward presentation of the results o Unit of analysis and sample taken from case studies o Lots of tables and charts from secondary data y In a phenomenological study. may not be possible to separate from the analysis of the results 27: Project Findings and Discussion y y y Overview of the significant findings Consideration of the findings in the light of existing study Examination of findings that fail to support the hypotheses 28: Conclusions Chapter y y Re-state the purpose of the study Summarise the discussion . process. 25: Methodology Used y y y y What is the subject matter of study? What is the question and how is it generated? What were the intended purpose.
company policy statements Remember Quality not quantity!! 31: Glossary of terms y Explanation of terms used in report 32: References/Bibliography y REFERENCES ² specifically cited in text o  in body followed by numeric list (ordered as first appears in body) at end ² BS or Vancouver system .y Itemise conclusive points/implications from the work (related to the project objectives) y y y Point out links to other areas Suggest areas for future development (may be in a separate section) Make recommendations (based on earlier discussion) 29: Possible implications y y y y y y y y Fill a gap in the literature Produced a solution for an identified problem Results challenge accepted thinking Your results support and enhance statements in the literature Help clarify where existing thinking can be applied Suggests a synthesis of existing ideas New ideas or propose new areas of investigation Possible New method for researching topics to be recommended 30: Appendices y y y y Relevant material Would distract from main arguments e.g Computer listing.
double (1.5) spaced y LENGTH o 25-50 pages y BINDING o Soft binding sufficient 35: Submission Procedures y y Gain the approval of your supervisor to your draft project paper Get project paper typed and proof read at least 1 week prior to the final submission date y Submit two copies to the IPD-OUM and 1 copy to your supervisor before the end of your registration period y Once submitted the project paper MUST be examined-it cannot be withdrawn . 1969) in body followed by alphabetic list ² Harvard system y BIBLIOGRAPHY ² list of sources of general information (often commented).o (Trelease. pie charts. 4cm left hand margin o single sided. May not have been specifically cited in the text 33: Miscellaneous y Diagrams & Figures o Organisational charts. network diagrams etc o Footnotes o Index 34: Project Paper Writing y TYPED o A4 paper. histograms.
before the end of the month following the end of your registration period y The examiners will award marks for: project progress.my .edu. oral examination (to be finalized with after discussion with Captain) y You will receive feedback on your result 37: Board of Examiners y y Consists of IPD-APFT Staff & External Examiner Presented with ( for each candidate or group with maximum of 3 candidates) o Attendance credits o Assessment marks o Project marks o Any relevant correspondence 38: Recommended Supervisors y Captain Mua·azam : email@example.com: Examination Procedures y On receipt your project paper will be date stamped and passed to your academic supervisor y Arrange a mutually convenient date and time for your oral examination. project paper presentation. project paper content.
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