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PROJECT REPORT FORMAT FOR MANAGEMENT SUMMER TRAINEES Synopsis: The Project Report gives an account of the original

research work undertaken by the Management Trainee during the duration of Summer Training/ Internship. It illustrates in an organized and logical manner, the Research Methodology adopted, research findings, inferences and recommendations, as well as their meaningful associations, thus fitting in the various disjointed pieces of information, in the form of a big picture.
GUIDELINES FOR PREPARATION OF THE PROJECT REPORT
1. PROJECT REPORT SIZE: The project report should, at the max, be 60 pages long, taking into consideration the first page of Chapter 1 and the last page of typed material, as the limits. 2. PROJECT REPORT LAYOUT AND COMPOSITION: The project report matter should be arranged in the following sequence: 1. 2. 3. Title page / Cover page Training Certificate issued by organization Abstract Around 500-600 words long narration highlighting the project /research methodology and providing insight into various components that build it up 4. Acknowledgement At the max, 1 page long ; it is a note of thanks in recognition of the inputs, guidance or any other support extended by Organizational key people, guides or any other individual, who contributed towards the successful completion of project work by the trainee

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Table of Contents List of Tables List of Figures/ Flow-charts Chapters

The titles suggested here for Chapters and their sub-divisions are optional and may be adapted to meet the specifications of the project under-taken. Chapter 1 : Introduction & Background (i) Company Profile Organization History Vision & Mission Structure Leadership Constituent Units/ Departments (ii) About the Project Introduction Rationale behind choosing the project Chapter 2 : Research Layout & Design (i) Research Process Research Objectives Project Layout

Affected Parties

Internal Systems

Research Topic XYZ

External Systems

Data Input/ Information systems

Step-wise procedure followed (ii) Topic XYZ What is XYZ? Why is XYZ important? Highlights of XYZ Graphical representation/ Flow-chart of complete XYZ process What are the different components of XYZ? (Explanation of management terms, methods, processes involved) Effect of/ Relationship of XYZ with other elements of your specialization. For ex., if your project topic is Brand Management, you can demonstrate its impact on other functions of Marketing i.e. Market Segmentation, Positioning, Customer Satisfaction etc. Similarly , HR trainees can bring to light the impact of Training & Development on Employee Satisfaction, Career Planning etc

Chapter 3: Research Findings (i) (ii) Assessment of XYZ XYZ System/ Process analysis in context to the organization Components of XYZ Evaluation of different components that build up the XYZ System/ Process at the organization (iii) Comparative Analysis XYZ Practices in other Indian companies XYZ Practices at the Inter-national level/ overseas (iv) Enhancing XYZ Effectiveness Tools/ Measures for effective implementation of XYZ System/ Process

Chapter 4: Analysis of Information (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) Execution Making XYZ work Road-blocks Why is XYZ difficult? Recent Trends Modern Trends in India/ Overseas in relation to XYZ Impact of related factors Implications of factors internal to the organization on XYZ Implications of factors external to the organization on XYZ Time & Cost constraints in relation to XYZ System/ Process 9. Conclusion

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Recommendations Appendices Feed-back forms; statistical calculations; any other material in support of your findings

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References Books, Journals, Articles, Web-sites, Organization documents and any other material referred to, for preparation of the project report

ALL THE BEST !

Junaid Azmi
Summer Trainee