Week 2 Paper Mission Support Contracting II 423

Assignment Focus:

Review the importance of Learning Objectives 1 and 2 in the syllabus.

1. Explain the importance of properly defining requirements.

2. Explain Better Buying Power and strategies to meet mission needs

You  have already discussed these two learning objectives in the week’s 1  and 2 Forums and should review these two Forums for possible input to  this assignment topic.

Assignment Topic:

You first must decide which of two topic areas to research for your assignment paper. Using this universities online library, search for a peer reviewed article or conference paper or professional published paper on either:

(1) issues or problems with either the US government or Defense Department contract requirements, or

(2) with issues or problems associated with Better Buying Power for some unique mission support.

Assignment Paper Format:

  1. Prepare a title or cover page with for your paper.
  2. Write a one to two-page paper with the following subheadings:
    1. Introduction (one paragraph)
    2. (title of the focus area, such as Requirements Issues)
    3. Conclusion (one paragraph, different from the Introduction)
  3. Use Font Times New Roman, size 12.
  4. Prepare a separate last page titled References.

Assignment Paper Writing Style Guidelines :

• Examine the paper to be free of grammar or spelling errors.
• Use APA writing style to list References and to indicate citations  when quoting a source, providing facts such as dates or numbers.

APA Guidelines:
University of California Berkeley Library APA Style Citation http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/APAstyle.pdf

Purdue University APA Formatting and Style Guide http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/#resourcenav

Research And Writing Guidelines:
APUS Online Library Tutorial Center
http://www.apus.edu/Online-Library/tutorials/index.htm

Plagiarism Advice:

To avoid intentional plagiarism
http://www.plagiarism.org/

Assignment Paper Grading Rubric:

Refer to the  [assignment grading rubric]  for details on how the assignment will be evaluated.

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