Title: “An Investigation of the various Project Management Methodologies used within the Oil and Gas Industries of Qatar and their effect on Project Success.”
Paper Instructions: –
The first 3 Chapters of the Dissertation are required, namely:
1. The Introduction
2. The Literature Review
3. The Research Methodology.
The introduction will need to be in 3 parts which have been outlined in the attached files ‘Dissertation (Guidelines)’ and ‘Dissertation (Chapter Structure)’.
The ‘Dissertation (Grading rubric)’ and the accepted ‘Dissertation (Proposal)’ have also been attached.
The referencing method of the Dissertation will need to be the Harvard Referencing Style.
The Research Aim:
The one aim of this research is to conduct:
‘An investigation of the various Project Management Methodologies used within the Oil and Gas industries of Qatar and their effect on Project Success.’
This research aim will be satisfied by trying to answer the following 3 questions:
- What are the different Project Management Methodologies that are being employed within the oil and gas industry in Qatar?
- What is the effect of the chosen Project Management Methodology on the project success of the organisations?
- What are the pros and cons of each Project Management Methodology that is being used within the organisations?
The requirements of the first 3 Chapters of the Dissertation are as follows:
Chapter 1 – The Introduction – 2500 Words
Please refer to the file ‘Dissertation (Chapter Structure)’ for in-depth Guidance.
- Split Introduction into 3 parts….
- A General Context – Brief explanation of Project Management Methodologies and when/why they are used.
- A More Specific Context – Brief insight into the various Project Management Methodologies that are used in the Qatar Oil and Gas Industry.
- A Focused Context – Brief overview of the definition of Project Success and its relevance to the Project Management Methodology chosen by an organisation in Qatar.
- Finally, choose one company from the many available e.g. Qatar Petroleum or Qatar Petrochemical Company etc. and present this company as a case study for the research aim. Argue as to why this one company was chosen as a case study (representative) of all the companies in Qatar. Argue that all the companies use similar Project Management Methodologies and definitions of Project Success. Emphasise the need to answer the 3 questions previously mentioned in The Research Aim.
Chapter 2 – The Literature Review – 5000 Words
Please refer to the file ‘Dissertation (Chapter Structure)’ for in-depth Guidance and ‘Dissertation (Proposal)’ for a Sample of the Literature Review.
Chapter 3 – The Research Methodology – 2500 Words
Please refer to the file ‘Dissertation (Chapter Structure)’ for in-depth Guidance and ‘Dissertation (Proposal) for The Research Methodology requirements.
Note – Questionnaires, Surveys and Interview Questions will be required at a later date and will not be required to be presented within The Research Methodology Chapter itself. However, mention must be made as to why these methods i.e. Questionnaires, surveys and interviews have been chosen as the core primary data to be used within the dissertation.