This report should state the research purpose, questions, and objectives. At this stage you are expected to: conduct a comprehensive review of secondary information and primary sources to obtain background information and specify hypothesis based on the secondary data and/or exploratory research.
Your review should provide a summary of existing research findings and existent strategies pertaining to each research topic.
Identify and justify the relevant factors/information needed to formulate a research design and the appropriate techniques that you will use for this purpose. You may choose to conduct focus groups, personal interviews, content analysis (or other type of analysis), surveys or observations. Your chosen design must be appropriate and relevant to your chosen research questions. The scope of your project should be commensurate with the time line.