Successful Completion

The final report many contain the following organizational consulting project proposal and project elements:

  • Sign off form for the client, consultant (student), instructor
  • Acknowledgements
  • Table of Contents
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Description of the Organization
  • Client Situation Analysis and Problem Definition
  • Recommendations for Improvement/Change and Plan for Action/Implementation
  • Project Purpose, Objectives and Scope
  • Project Approach and Methodology
  • Project Schedule and Milestone Dates
  • Summary of Final Project Deliverables (Benefits & Outcomes)
  • Conclusion
  • Consultant’s (Student’s) Credentials and Contact Information
  • References (APA Format)
  • Appendices

The student will include a schedule and time log for the Organizational Consulting Project. Major time elements will include initial consultation with the client, client-based information collection (e.g., factual through document analysis, subjective through interviews and focus groups), research review on best practice(s), data validation/confirmation, development of report outline and preliminary drafting, finalization and submission. The time log is submitted to the instructor as a separate document.

The final report will be 30-50 pages plus appendices. Preferred format is Times Roman 12-point font, one and a half spacing. The report must be created in Word and submitted in digital format.

The Organizational Consulting Project is due on same day as the final scheduled day of classes.

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