Your proposal (suggested total length of 5–10 pages) will be a narrative description of your project that consists of the following components:
A. Cover Sheet: Provide a cover sheet for your proposal that includes the following elements:
B. Introduction (suggested length of 3–5 pages)
C. Project Goals and Objectives (suggested length of 3–5 pages): Provide a precise list of the goals and objectives of your project.
D. Project Deliverables (suggested length of 3–5 pages): Explain what types of deliverables your project will provide. (Your project will include some sort of formal report. It will likely also include a technical IT product and/or a user’s manual or other documentation.)
E. Project Timeline with Milestones: Provide a projected timeline for your project with milestones.
F. Demonstrated Competencies: Fill in the attached Competency Matrix to demonstrate which competencies are addressed in your project. In the explanation section:
1. Explain how your Capstone Project will demonstrate your competency in each of the following areas:
G. Technical Writing: Your paper should be clear and well-organized and should include proper references and in-text citations.
1. APA Format: Format your paper and all references in accordance with the Publication Manual .
Note: For definitions of terms commonly used in the rubric, see the attached Rubric Terms.