Proposal and Report Format
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1.1 The Proposal Format

Student/s will have to prepare a Proposal giving details of the proposed topic /study he/she wants to work on. The Proposal should not be of more than 3 pages. The main contents of the Proposal are given below:

  1. 1.      Brief Introduction of the Topic/Study

1.1  Title of the Study

1.2  Profile of the Organization or Business Establishment

1.3  Rationale of the Study

(Why are you proposing this study? What is the relevance of this to you as a student and in you future career? What contributions it can give to the Faculty of Business Administration or to the university as a whole? to the business sector?)

  1. 2.      Statement of the Problems

(Specific questions to be answered by the study.)

  1. 3.      Scope and Delimitation  of the Study

(This should describe the coverage and limits of the study in terms of the specific location, timeframe or duration, people or organizations involved, variables to be used/applied, sources of data and specific respondents)

  1. 4.      Objectives of the Study

(These are the purpose or intent of the study which are expected to be achieved or attained at the end of the study.)

  1. Broad/General Objective (1 or 2 statements only)
  2. Specific Objectives (should harmonize or consistent with the statement of the problems)
  1. 5.      Methodology of the Study

(This should describe the methods to be used in data collection, sources of data (primary or secondary), number and type of respondents (selection: total or sampling), use of questionnaire, if any, statistical application (frequency count, percentage, mean, correlation, t-test, time series, etc.), use of graphics, tables, etc.

  1. 6.       Schedule of Activities

1.2 The I Final Report Format

The Report must not be less than 30 pages (excluding the Appendices or Attachments).Based on the proposal submitted by the student; this report is presented as an in partial requirement for Business Administration. The preparation of the Final Report shall follow the format given below:

  1. Cover Page (see the standard format)
  1. Title Page (see the standard format)
  1. Letter of Transmittal (this letter contains the information about the submission of the Final Report to the Faculty of Business Administration through OPA)
  1. Letter of Endorsement by the Supervisor
  1. Acknowledgment   (Page no. in Roman Form; ex. I, II / i, ii)

(Expression of thanks to the people, to the company and others who have made invaluable contribution to the completion of this report.)

  1. Executive Summary         (Not more than 500 words)

(Page no. in Roman Form; ex. I, II / i, ii)

(This is the recap of the report or study highlighting the important and significant

features of the study.)

  1. Table of Contents
  1. Body of the Report

I- Part 1 of the Report:

II- Part 2 of the Report

II.1 Introduction to the Report/Study

  • Rationale of the Study (see proposal format)
  • Statement of the Problems (see proposal format)
  • Scope and Delimitation of the Study(see proposal format)
  • Objectives of the Report/Study (see proposal format)

II.2 Methodology of the Study

(This should describe the methods used in data collection, sources of data (primary or secondary), number and type of respondents (selection: total or sampling), use of questionnaire, if any, statistical application (frequency count, percentage, mean, correlation, t-test, time series, etc.), use of graphics, tables, etc.

II.3 Analysis and Interpretation of the Data

(On the basis of the data and information collected which are usually presented in tables, matrices and graphs, analysis and interpretation can be made. Some implications, explanations or justification should be made why this obtaining situation exist. The sequence of the analysis should be made based on the statement of the Problems or Objectives of the study. Some Issues and Problems can be an offshoot of the analysis and interpretation.)

II.4 Findings of Study

(Specific significant findings of the study after the analysis and interpretation of the Data have been made.)

II.5 Suggestions

(These are your suggestions based on the findings of the study for improvement or sustainability of the organization, strengthening of the systems and procedures, possible revision of policies, and other relevant suggestions. All suggestions must be based on the study and not just personal perception, hypothetical or arbitrary)

II.6 Conclusion

(These are specific and direct answers to the questions in the statement of the problems or objectives of the study.)




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