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2006-2007 Graduate and Professional Studies 
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OTM 587 - Applied Research Project

(Cr: 3)
The dissertation is an opportunity for students to undertake a piece of primary research work related to the Master of Education in Organizational Management in Hospitality Training program, on a directed, self-study basis. It aims to provide students with the confidence and capacity to study on their own, to gather information, and to make practical and philosophical sense of it. Thus this course requires students to write, present and defend an approved comprehensive paper demonstrating an in-depth understanding of a topic of their own choosing. Students are required to take a novel view of current knowledge and to explore and report upon a relatively uncharted area of business practice or theory. This module thus requires students to show that they can conduct a comprehensive critical literature review, devise a methodologically sound approach to their topic, and present evidence that has heuristic value in the field of study they have chosen. The research will normally take place within a work context and be submitted after completion of the two-semester-long program.