Term Project

Term Project

Carleton University

Sprott School of Business

BUSI 3704 A: The Environment of International Business

Fall 2013

Term Project Guidelines:
Comparative Country Analysis

Instructor: Dr. Abdulghany Mohamed

Table of Contents

1.0 Introduction 1
2.0 Project Approach: Collaborative Learning 2
3.0 Project Phases, Expectations and Deliverables 6
3.1 Project Phases 6
3.2 Well Written Reports 9
3.3 Academic Excellence and Integrity 11
3.4 General Instructions 12
4.0 Project Phases in Detail 15
4.1 Introduction 15
4.2 Project Details by Phase 19
4.2.1 Phase 1: Countries and Company Selection (Deadline: 4th Session) 19
4.2.2 Phase 2: Data Collection and Preliminary Analysis (Deadline: 8th session) 25
4.2.3 Phase 3: Preliminary Report Presentations (Sessions 10, 11 & 12) 35
4.2.4 Phase 4: Final Report (Due a week after a group has presented its project in class) 39
5.0 Concluding Remarks 51
References 52
Appendix A: Division of Tasks among Team Members and Contributions 53
Appendix B: Term Project Deliverables 55
Appendix C: Declaration of Academic Integrity Form 56
Appendix D: Sample Lists of Figures, Tables and Boxes 57
Appendix E: Sample List of Acronyms/Abbreviations versus Glossary of Terms 58
Appendix F: Sample of Transmittal Letter 61
Appendix G: Peer- and Self-Assessment Sheet (Confidential) 62

Term Group Project Guidelines:
Comparative Country Analysis

1.0 Introduction
As indicated in the course outline, course participants will be required to form/join a group of their choice for the purpose of undertaking the term project. The number of groups and members in each group will depend on the number of students registered in the course. Ideally, a group/team should comprise of not less than three, and not more than five members.
The primary purpose of this project is to provide a hands-on experience that will enable the student to acquire/develop/enhance the skills required in the analysis of the environments...

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